Collection of free printables to make your own busy bag activities - all based on Eric Carle's 'Brown Bear, Brown Bear'.
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DIY Kids Travel Activity Board from Cloudy with a Chance of Sprinkles at B-InspiredMama.com
apparently this is the best, squishiest play dough ever. easy recipe. 1 cup flour 1 cup water 1/4 cup salt 2 tsp. cream of tartar 1 Tbls. vegetable oil food coloring (I used 4 drops) Just dump all the ingredients into your pot and give them a good stir. Enlist some small help if possible – they will think you are magic.
Taking photos of each child and gluing them to a block. Makes it very personal and included in the classroom. This would be great as a social and interactive ice breaker activity as well as incorporating these blocks into normal block and construction play. From a Reggio inspired website. Great!
Homemade pet jelly fish. that's about the neatest thing EVER. I did this with my 3rd, 4th and 5th grade class. Told them to bring in a bottle and a bag. Some of the kids brought it in and the rest of the kids thought it was dumb. After we did this project, the kids who thought it was dumb, didn't think so anymore. Kids who made them, named them and love them at home now.