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Time for Play: Smashing Balls (baked cotton balls) flour + water + cotton balls + child hammer = very happy children. Perfect for a grumpy afternoon. flour + 1 c water + coloring + cotton balls. bake for 45 minutes Sensory Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Projects For Kids, Sensory Play, Sensory Table, Sensory Bins, Motor Activities, Indoor Activities

Smashing Balls (baked cotton balls)

I saw these awhile ago on Kiboomu and then was reminded of them again while I was poking around at Play Create Explore (seriously, such a...

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A PiRatE PaRRrtY!

Over the holidays my 3 year old turned 4. Yes. A VERY busy time of year for us! I have really had to make a point of acknowledging this kid's birthday where it lands itself in the middle of the BiGGesT holiday of the year (4 days before Christmas). And although it feels hectic and crazy getting it all together, I don't want to ignore his special day. It's not his fault his parents are stupid and didn't plan ahead! This year the little man decided on a PiRAtE PaRrrtY. So we invited our…

Check out this site! All sorts of simple science experiments! 4 FUN experiments for Kids that explore liquids, colors, reactions, and more! Kindergarten Science, Science Classroom, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Science Projects, Teaching Science, Activities For Kids, Science Fun, Summer Science

Oil & Water Experiment

This next science experiment is great for kids of all ages! The oil & water experiment is easy to set-up, mess-free, and it makes a great boredom …

Backyard Play Area Ideas: Brought to you by Lowe's Creative Ideas" "Transform a corner of your yard into a playtime paradise for kids with quick-and-easy projects that include a toy car road, a sandbox, & more." Get them outside to PLAY! Backyard Play Spaces, Outdoor Play Spaces, Backyard For Kids, Outdoor Fun, Play Yard, Outdoor Ideas, Casa Magnolia, Lowes Creative, Creative Ideas

Creating An Outdoor Play Haven

We’ve been enjoying 70 and 80 degree weather here in D.C. It’s time to start thinking about cleaning up your home’s outdoor spaces so that the kids can spend as much time outside as possible.We keep going back to Lowe’s Creative Ideas website for some fantastic home projects. This backyard play area is perfect for those with limited outdoor space. You can create these play areas by picking up supplies like PVC pipe, a caulk gun, and a water heater drip pan.

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SIGHT WORD bean bag toss

Another fantastic sight word game. Fun, easy and low pressure game for teaching your kids the words that will help them read.

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Sensory Activities That Help Growing Brains | Creekside Learning

Why Are Sensory Activities Important? Sensory activities are all over the internet, including Pinterest and many terrific kids activity blogs. But what’s the real advantage to setting up sensory activities for kids, other than a way to keep them occupied? When a child takes in information via touching, tasting, smelling, and hearing different things, her brain is creating new neuro-connections and pathways. These same pathways are then used for learning other things like reading and solving…

Water Table Play Props - Just a few items you have at home can bring new life and excitement to a water table. Outdoors great for mini car wash with ride on toys! Summer Fun For Kids, Summer Activities For Kids, Outside Activities, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Toddler Activities, Family Activities, Toddler Games, Outdoor Activities

Water Table Play Props

Do you have a water table in your yard? Kids love them and you can make a simple one by filling a large bin with water and elevating it on a table. Water tables provide a sensory experience for kids while keeping them cool. Did you know that you can use items you already have at home to make water table play more fun and encourage learning? Read on to see how to do it and when you done have some more water fun with the kids with this Cup and Water Race. You will need: This post contains…

Gross Motor Phonics Games - Work on letter sounds, blends and increase phonemic awareness with some simple gross motor fun. (Plus more gross motor learning games in other subjects. Phonics Activities, Alphabet Activities, Math Games, Gross Motor Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Play, Learning Activities

Gross Motor Phonics Games

Learn through Movement - Gross Motor Phonics Games On Monday I shared the first post in the Learn through Movement series I'm d...

Fun alphabet activity that promotes letter recognition. Learn letters in the garden. Part of No Time For Flash Cards Alphabet For Starters series. Preschool Garden, Preschool Literacy, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Preschool Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten, Learning Letters

Gardening For Letters - Alphabet For Starters - No Time For Flash Cards

This simple gardening for letters activity allows little ones to practice identifying the alphabet while enjoy some time digging in the dirt.

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Alphabet Activities for Kids

There are so many fun ways for kids to learn and review the alphabet . Here, you will find a collection of letter crafts and activities that Rosie an…

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Easy Sponge Printing. - Picklebums

Try this fun sponge printing process art activity, and make your own easy DIY peg and sponge painters, perfect for little hands.

Summer may almost be over, but there is still time to visit your local water way! Here are 10 Boat Craft Ideas that you can make with your family. Be sure to add a string to your creation so it doesn't float and creations Ideas Boat Crafts, Camping Crafts, Summer Crafts, Classroom Art Projects, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Summer Activities, Activities For Kids, Bored Kids

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Enjoy the Summer holidays with the kids and explore making boats with them. Which will float? How long will the last. Love these boat craft ideas.

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Put out the FIRE! - Toddler Approved

We went to Legoland last week and watched the Fun Town Fire Safety Show a few too many times. My little guy is now OBSESSED with firemen, fire trucks, fire, etc. I am so happy that we’ve moved beyond the bowling obsession (I was getting so bored with it). Today we channeled all of hisContinue Reading

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Backyard Safari

Last week I made some "safari" binoculars out of foam and felt, and I got a great idea. Wouldn't it be fun to set up a backyard safari for my boys? It was a simple idea, but it was a blast! Here's how I did it: 1) I found a package (with 5 identical sheets) of safari stickers. I took one sheet, and attached the stickers to paper plates. 2) I took the sheets of matching stickers, and I gave one to each of my boys. I also gave each boy a clipboard and a sheet of paper. 3) I went into the yard…