Rainy day kids' activities

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Invitation To Create: Cupcake Factory. Open ended creative craft for kids. Great for color recognition & fine motor development. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.

Invitation to Create: Cupcake Factory

Invitation To Create: Cupcake Factory. Open ended creative craft for kids. Great for color recognition & fine motor development. Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and elementary kids.

Summer Activities for Kids -- the ultimate list of summer boredom busters! - * THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE (DIY, Home Decor, Crafts, Farmhouse)

Summer Activities for Kids -- the ultimate list of summer boredom busters!

Over 200 summer activities for kids to keep them from getting bored! Try these summer boredom busters out on your little ones!

Sand Slime Recipe. What could be more fun than super stretchy, OOZING sand? My kids had so much fun with this stuff, and it is SO EASY to make!

Sand Slime Recipe

How to make sand slime for kids (EASY SLIME RECIPE)

Edible water beads; a safer alternative to traditional water bead play. These are easy to make SO FUN!
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Edible Water Beads

Water beads are an amazing sensory material for children who are out of the mouthing stage.

Think-ets...great!... (Along with the pouch comes rules for a few games, such as “I’ll take one away, and you tell me which one is missing”, or “Make a story about the item you’re holding”)- could buy minis from hobby lobby and create your own

Think-ets

I love, love, love this! I keep berating myself for having not conjured it up in one of my brainstorming sessions (honestly I am still hopeful that one day I will invent the next ‘lego’). In the meantime, I just marvel at gems like these… it reminds me that the simplest of ideas are the …

Fun with Water Beads

Fun with Water Beads

For quite a while now, I've been seeing posts on some of my favorite kid-centered blogs about water beads. While they looked like fun in se...

Water bead fun - love these ideas of WHAT TO DO with Water Beads!

What to do with Water Beads (with Video!)

Wondering what to do with water beads? This post shares where to get water beads, how to hydrate them, and some of the fun things kids can do with this great sensory material. We love water beads. LOVE them! I've been sharing some of our water bead play on Instagram and Facebook lately and have been surprised by how many people are either not familiar with them or ask what to do with water beads. So, I thought I'd put together a post with where to get water beadshow to hydrate themand some…

Great tutorial for making a small book. "It takes less than two minutes and you do NOT need to be super handy with a sewing needle."

How to Make Homemade Books - with EASY Video Tutorial

A colorful pile of blank homemade books! Don’t they just speak of creative possibilities? Stories and drawings and hand-drawn comic books! Journals, projects and secret codes! These books are really easy to make (yes, even if you aren’t crafty) and now that we have a stack of them we’re ready any time inspiration strikes. Mom’s […]

Amazing! Building instructions for Eiffel Tower made of LEGO DUPLO! Great party idea!

Duplo building - Eiffel Tower - complete

Duplo building - Eiffel tower complete

I don't know that I would actually do this but it sure is cute!  construction site small world play
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Construction Site Diorama

Dioramas have a school project loveliness about them and are wonderfully tactile in this digital age. I’ve been meaning to make a construction site for my son for some time now and was motiv…

Homemade Cars track for my son - he wanted a spiral track around a mountain with a tunnel at the top. A little cardboard, expanding foam, paper mache, paint, and... Voila!

Homemade Cars track for my son - he wanted a spiral track around a mountain with a tunnel at the top. A little cardboard, expanding … | Projects to Try | Crafts for kids, Diy for kids, Cardboard toys

Homemade Cars track for my son - he wanted a spiral track around a mountain with a tunnel at the top. A little cardboard, expanding foam, paper mache, paint, and... Voila!

LEGO zip line - a fun activity for kids to learn about angles, gravity, and tension.

Make A LEGO Zip Line

Building with LEGO® is pretty cool and great for STEM activities! This time, my son wanted to try out a zip line like we had seen in a book. I knew there would be several interesting concepts he could explore through hands on play! Check out our collection of over 40 unique LEGO® activities for kids. So many great ways to incorporate LEGO® into a STEM environment! AWESOME STEM PROJECT: BUILD A LEGO ZIP LINE FOR KIDS! BUILD A LEGO ZIP LINE FOR EXPLORING SLOPES, TENSION AND GRAVITY Science is…

How to make slime - a fluffy slime recipe to try out for a fun kids activity! Join in on the craze and spend some quality time with your kids.

How to Make Slime

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Make the perfect fluffy slime every time with this easy fluffy slime recipe.

LEGO Marble Maze - awesome OT activity for fine motor coordination, visual motor coordination, motor planning, bilateral hand use, visual tracking, attention and more! Mama.Papa.Bubba.

LEGO Marble Maze - Mama.Papa.Bubba.

LEGO Marble Maze - awesome OT activity for fine motor coordination, visual motor coordination, motor planning, bilateral hand use, visual tracking, attention and more! Mama.Papa.Bubba.