Kid Activities Archive

Back to School Sensory Bottle

I have been staring at these back to school erasers on my desk for weeks.  I wanted to do something fun with them.  I was thinking about a sensory bag but still was not sure.  Then when I saw Preschool Inspirations Ocean Discovery Bottle

Seashell Washing Station

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

Rainbow Button Sensory Bottle

I just love rainbow themed kid activities.  The bright colors are so inviting to me and my kids.  Using rainbow themed activities with young kids is an easy way to go over colors while playing. Today I am sharing how to make a fun

Beach and Ocean Themed Kid Activities

  We had so much fun last year exploring bugs for a Bug Themed Activities for Kids post.  The Beach and Ocean Themed Kid Activities were put together to inspire and help plan a summer camp week at home, school, or church…  This year Sugar

Pool Noodle Boats Water Sensory Bin

Last year I cut up some pool noodles for a pool noodle water bin. We have since had a lot of fun with these pool noodles.  One of the things we tried last year was pool noodle boats.  They kids had a lot of fun with

Star Wars Tatooine Desert Sensory Bin

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with a fun Tatooine Desert Sensory Bin!  Today is May the 4th or Star Wars day.  May the 4th or may the force, lol.  Just love the play on words.  As the boy of 3

Rainbow Rocket Science

  We have been having lots of fun making things fizz, erupt, overflow, and catapult across the driveway.  Today we are having fun shooting rockets into the air.  It was a bumpy start to our alka-seltzer rocket experiment.  You could call it a project

Snowman Ball Toss Game

My kids never sit still for long.  I am always looking for simple yet fun ways to keep them busy.  Gross motor activities are great to keep them moving and improving their large muscle groups.  This snowman ball toss game was a great gross

Sugar Cookie Cloud Dough

It is time for another fun play recipe!  This time, for 12 Months of Sensory Dough, we are playing with cloud dough.  So many fun recipes for cloud dough.  You can see how the kids and I played with it recently here:  Peppermint Cloud Dough.  When it

Superhero Pool Noodle Pom Pom Shooter

Last year I really wanted to make the classic pom pom shooter with my boys.  Traditionally I have seen the shooters made out of plastic cups.  I set out to try this with much disappointment.  It just didn’t work for us.  After a moment of clarity while putting clothes in the dryer,

Scissor Skills Activities and Crafts for Kids

Getting to finally cut with a pair of scissors has always been a big deal at my house.  Something about them just gets my kids excited.  Using scissors is often harder than it looked to my kids.  Finding fun ways to work on scissor

DIY Sand and Rock Box

Several years ago we made a Rock Box- A Construction Theme Sensory Bin.  My oldest just loves playing in this rock box.  We had to put it up for a while when little brother was younger but he is now old enough to play in

Number Learning Gross Motor Activity

I have 3 boys ages 1-5 yr and they never STOP!  I know all kids like to go, go, go but all kids are a little different too.  Mine never stay still and always like to be busy doing something.  I can not say much as they take after me.

Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder

We love feeding the birds.  We also love making our own bird feeders.  Since I had robots on my mind and a juice carton sitting in my keep for project pile, it just seemed right to create a  Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder with