Beanbags are one of the most useful learning tools you can find. The low cost and seemingly endless instant activities make beanbags a good choice for learning and having fun! Use them with or without a partner. You can use them for party contests, skill building, fitness challenges, number counting exercises, and social partner activities that enhance communication skills. … [Read more...] about 6 Fun Bean Bag Games For Kids To Try Solo And In Groups
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Back to school is officially here and many children have already had their first week of school! My 2 preschoolers start at the end of the month so we have been doing "back to school" crafts lately to get them really excited about going back. This craft is fun whether your children have started back to school or not. Your child doesn't even need to be in school to have fun … [Read more...] about Apple Handprint Craft for Preschoolers
This Easter rabbit craft is the perfect activity to do with your children. If your house is like mine, there are random crayons in every nook and cranny and most of them are broken or half used! Gather up all those old/mostly used crayons and get ready for a very fun activity because you can make crayons out of old crayons! This activity requires few supplies and is done in a … [Read more...] about Easter Rabbit Craft: Make Crayons Out Of Old Crayons
A child often comes up with tricky questions and you may find you are often left with a loss for words. This is because your child reaches the peak of cognitive development so quickly with the brain developing up to 90% in the first five years of age. They tend to think about things in ways that we haven't but this won't last long if not encouraged. Imagination.org says that , … [Read more...] about Can Parents Encourage Creativity?
April showers bring May flowers! And we're thankful and all... but what are we to do when the rain turns us all into shut ins? It's hard to keep the kids occupied and active inside the house on a rainy day and perhaps more troublesome to try venturing out in the weather for activities. That's why it's always good to have a Rainy Day Activity up your sleeve where all the … [Read more...] about Rainy Day Activity: Make a Puppet Show!
Sometimes it is too hot, sometimes it is too cold, and sometimes it is too wet. What do you do when you can't send the kids outside to play? No need to fret, here are some electronics-free ideas for entertaining kids when going outside isn't an option. There are actually so many ways to keep the kids having fun. Here are ten fun indoor activities kids will love and that will … [Read more...] about 10 Fun Indoor Activities Kids Will Love
Let your child's imagination run free with cardboard boxes! My brother recently got some of his stuff out of self storage and he had some extra boxes that my kids got to play with. They just love boxes! Boxes of all sizes can be turned into all kinds of fun. Shoe boxes can become little houses for their figurines. They can really get creative and join boxes together to … [Read more...] about Family Fun with Boxes