Educational Fun Acitivites for Kids
20 Non-Sandwich lunch ideas- written for a kid's lunchbox, but I think lots of these could work.
Momma's Fun World: Literacy learning with stamping
Here's a fun Science experiment the kids will LOVE- Grow Crystal Egg geodes with just a few basic ingredients from the home!
Mommy and Me journal. Write letters back and forth, leave under pillows... very sweet idea and love the memento it would give you years down the road
We have a Special Olympics annually for the kids in our Physical Disabilities Program. Every year, the classmates of these kids make decorations and banners to cheer on and support all of the Olympic participants during their events. This site has some cute ideas to recommend to our "cheer committees"!
"10 Restaurant Waiting Games to Play with Kids" Some great ideas while waiting for your food. - MilitaryAvenue.com
75 Things to do with your kids. Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!"
Lots of printables to go along with popular children's books - Fancy Nancy, Diary of a Fly, Laura Numeroff books, Amelia Bedelia, Pinkalicious, etc.
Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizziness!!" Looks like a lot of fun! Saving this one for a rainy day... (or a cranky one!)
It is important that kids realize we read for lots of reasons - and one of those reasons is to learn something new! Use picture books to introduce your little ones to concepts such as counting. It brings together the joy of reading with the joy of learning. Don't worry if they don't "get it" the first time through! Just have fun learning together.
Books About Math For Kids & Scholastic Giveaway