As summer approaches, parents need to get creative and come up with some new screen free activities kids will love to keep them active and engaged in screen-free ways. In a technology-driven world, it’s common for our children to be consumed by screens. They use iPads and Chrome books in the classroom, they can download educational apps on their mobile devices, and they often … [Read more...] about 5 Screen Free Activities Kids Will Love
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Are you a fan of Marvel? There are so many great Marvel comics and movies out but nothing brings all the characters to life like Marvel Universe LIVE! I recently attended a press trip so that I could witness a rehearsal of the new Marvel Universe LIVE Show, Age Of Heroes and let me tell you that it is one thrilling live action show! Before the actual Marvel Universe LIVE Age Of … [Read more...] about New Marvel Universe LIVE Show: Age Of Heroes, Behind The Scenes
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
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 gloomy 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 Make a Puppet Show And Puppet Theater