Creative Activities for Kids
Developing creativity in kids is essential for a lifetime of learning joy. Use these activities and games for imaginative, fun and creative ways for…
Music is a part of your every day life whether you realize it or not. Encourage children to learn through music by creating their own homemade instruments! Music can teach patterns, rhythm, counting, and so much more! You can use household items for your DIY instruments to reuse and recycle older items!
This activity bundle has everything you need to get those little ones learning and playing each and every time you go up those stairs. Oh! And should you have no stairs… just pop these cards on a wall in a hallway. You receive over 47 games and activity ideas for how to use these cards with this bundle! Start playing AND learning! #toddleractivities #kidgames
Sensory play exposes children to many new experiences, textures, and materials. It is calming for many children and also presents children with new language that they might not otherwise experience. Sensory play strengthens little hands and builds fine motor skills too! Play with different textures, colors, and more with all of these Sensory Activities for Toddlers! #sensoryactivities #toddleractivities
Science and S.T.E.A.M activities are a big part of the learning curriculums these days. Did you know that there's a bit of science in every activity though? We've put together some of the easiest and best science experiments for kids to do right at home! You might need a few supplies from the store but you can even plan to make more than one activity with the supplies when choosing from this list! #science
Bubbles are fun at any age! Did you know that you can also use bubbles as a sensory play idea for toddlers? You can setup a simple dish soap and water bucket and have the kids experiment with how they can make bubbles with sponges, straws, and more! Let them play and get "clean" without even knowing it! Check out the three easy ways we use bubbles for sensory play.
Keeping kids busy while cooped up during the winter months can be challenging. We put together these 28 activities and crafts perfect for preschoolers and homeschoolers who need to burn off that endless energy. Click through if your ready to thrive (and not just survive) until Spring mama! #kidscrafts #winteractivities
Engage them with activities that use their imagination during Quiet Time! You can use toys you already have combined with new supplies like popsicle sticks. You can paint the popsicle sticks in different colors prior as well. Find new ways to keep their imaginations exploring with fun Quiet Time Activities every day!
With my brand new Quiet Time Club having just launched, I have been eyeball deep in all things Quiet Time. I want to make sure that YOU and your little ones can dive into the amazing, blissful, outstanding world of Quiet Time made easy as can be. In order to absolutely ensure Quiet Time is a success for you and yours I have come up with a rock solid plan - which is what I'm going to share with you in this post and series. Dive in to learn more!
Rocks! Rocks are an amazing surface to create on. We found that whether your use paint markers, paint pens, or regular acrylic paint you can create some unique designs! You can use rock painting as a fun and creative learning activity. If your kids love it then you can plan a rock painting activity with each study unit, holiday, and more! Check out some of the coolest rock designs we have seen! #rockpainting #paintingactivitiesforkids
Spring is sprung and that means chickens will soon begin laying eggs. You can use egg incubating as a science lesson to show kids all kinds of educational areas. We've done the "How to Incubate Chicken Eggs" quite often and have developed an easy to follow step by step guide on how to do it with kids!
Pipe Cleaners are a frugal craft supply that you can make so many different things from. Use them to make pipe cleaner animals or pipe cleaner science experiments! The fun thing about pipe cleaners is they come in so many different colors that it's easy to create all kinds of crafts with them. You'll love all these pipe cleaner craft ideas for kids!
What are Gross Motor Activities? Gross motor activities involve the whole body and big muscles of the body. Running, jumping, even sitting requires gross motor skills. One of the best things about gross motor games is it gets out all the energy! Most activities can be done outdoors so it also eliminates those screens for a bit longer and they don't even notice! #grossmotor
If you're struggling with how your toddler can help "decorate" Easter Eggs this year, we've got the solutions for you! The fun part of egg decorating is it can be ANYTHING! Use egg shaped construction paper and allow them to paint whatever they want, print off an egg template coloring page and have them explore all the colors! Check out more fun and creative Easter crafts for toddlers right now!
Spring is right around the corner. The perfect time to learn all about seeds, plants, and flowers! Kids can learn about the four types of plants, parts of seeds, and how plants grow (photosynthesis)! This complete Science Unity Study even comes with a free printable game! Learn more about nature with your kids in a fun and interesting way.
Looking for fun ways to keep the little ones busy? Quiet Bins are an amazing way to have them use their imagination and create while they focus and learn new skills. Quiet Bins don't have to cost a lot either! That's why the Dollar Store Quiet Bins is here! Learn how you can create 30 different bins with just 9 items from your local store! #quietbins #busybags
It's always fun to have something personalized with your name on it. Even better for parents and teachers when it's something educational too! These easy Easter Egg Name Puzzles are simple and quick to make. You can also adapt for age groups from toddlers to school-age children to increase the difficulty of the puzzle.
You can create these colorful and bright Earth Day crafts with supplies you likely already have at home! Use coffee filters, paints, or food coloring, and water to let the kids create their own "earth". Once done you can then hang them in the window to make pretty suncatchers while they dry! Learn how you can use activities like this one to actually teach your children real school-based lessons!
The amazing variability of weather we have makes weather a fabulous science topic for preschoolers. After teaching the actual scientific part of weather you can add some fun learning activities for kids to show them a visual for weather. Showcase rainbows, tornadoes, and more with this fun Weather Study Unit
Running out of new ideas for playtime? What if you had a YEAR of activities already pre-planned? That's exactly what the Play and Learn Calendar does for you. You get a year of daily activities for your kids. You'll find math activities, STEM challenges, and literacy lessons too! Focus on vocabulary, critical thinking, science too!