Kid Activities

My kids really enjoy sensory bins or water bins.  With summer upon us, I thought it was time for  a summer themed water sensory bin for the kids to play in.  Seashells and water come to mind first.  Then a fun seashell wash station came to mind next.  My

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You might not think of Summer and Science in the same sentence but why not? You can go outdoors most days and any mess can easily be washed away by rain or hosed off if needed. Here are a variety of fun ways to enjoy science this Summer.

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The kids always have fun with the “feed the ——” activities.  Hungry Penguin Learning Game For Kids was a huge hit with my kids. The kids and I love finding fun ways to play and learn.  The Alien Sight Word Activity is great for both.  My 4yr wants to read

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  My son had a blast learning about color mixing with ice cubes and water. It was the perfect activity for a hot summer day and a great way to experiment with colors! Now that it is warming up outside, we are enjoying lots of play and learning outside.

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We love making sensory dough recipes.  Salt dough is one of them.  This month we went with a fun summer inspired Watermelon Scented Salt Dough.  It was easy to make and smelled amazing.  The kids were able to help make it and loved creating and playing with the things

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So what is the first thing that pops into your head when you think summer?  Watermelon!  That is what I thought.  So many fun things come to mind for summer but for some reason watermelon was my first thought over and over again.  Might be because I was trying

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My kids love Legos.  We have more mega blocks right now because of baby brother but when the older kids get a chance to get the Legos out they get so excited.  I fear that baby brother will try to eat them but often when he has been with

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We love to find fun ways to bring books to life after reading.  I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! by David Catrow is our latest book we did just that with.  Body Painting was a fun way to explore the book after we put it away.  The kids got

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Once Spring arrives, the kids are always ready to start back to water play outside.  Water bins are one of our favorite ways to play outside when the weather is right!   Water play always seems to be a hit with my multi-aged kids.  I love finding fun and

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It is time for another Preschool Book Club  post!  My favorite posts of the month.  Today we are exploring a classic book we have been reading for some time at my house, Goodnight Moon.  We had the Runny Away Bunny first and my kids loved it!  So when we

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 Excited to work with Kiwi Crate and Gymboree to bring you this post. Have you heard about Gymboree and Kiwi Crate joining forces with Kaboom.  They are supporting active play for kids.  Kiwi Crate has come up with these fun craft boxes as part of it.  The craft box

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I have been wanting to add tree stumps to our outside playspace for a few years now.  I got lucky and my inlaws had to cut down a tree.  They already knew I had been on the lookout for tree stumps.  They brought us 5!  Yay, I was so

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Dying eggs for Easter is so much fun! Once you have created your beautiful hard boiled Easter eggs though, you then need to find ways to enjoy eating them. Thankfully my son will eat some of them on their own! We have also found it fun to use them

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  One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the ability to discover things for themselves. They need the specific knowledge that we can pass on, of course, but also the curiosity and drive to make their own discoveries. Those that will succeed are not those

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