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Genius Ideas for Kids

Original and creative ideas for kids - Ideas that blow me away from people who think outside of the box.

Genius Ideas for Kids

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DIY LEGO I-Spy Bag plus other fun road trip activities

Road-trip activities and games for kids

Bubble mix doesn't last long in the hands of a child... Create a bubble station to provide a solution. Genius!!!

Ideas & Tips - Padbury Family Day Care

20+ awesome ways to learn and play with water beads!

Child's Play 101 - The Wonder of Water Beads

Make A Glow in the Dark Dancing Ballerina Skirt. I can see making a wrap skirt of tulle with plackets in it so that you can slip in the glow sticks (in summertime you can get a pack of 100 from $5 to $10 at JoAnns). That way you can use over and over again.

Glow in the Dark Dancing Ballerina Tutu - Meri Cherry

Painting with ice chalk and oil - a simple activity that combines art and science

Painting with Ice Chalk and Oil

Turn a pack and play into a ball pit!

Create an easy ball pit at home

Brilliant! It's a shower curtain (liner) taped to the kitchen floor. The road is drawn on with permanent marker and the kids can color to their hearts content then drive their cars on it.e

Filth Wizardry: Shower curtain village play mat

Storage bags for the car to put toys or books. Must. Make.

tinkerfrog: Ba dunk ba dunk--OR--Where to put your trash

Giant Abstract Art: Gross Motor Painting for Kids *water balloon painting in pool. adding this to my summer bucket list.

Water Balloon Painting: Outdoor Summer Art Activity

ABC Eruptions - An exciting prewriting exercise with erupting sidewalk chalk paint. This is so cool - no vinegar needed!

Build a refrigerator marble run and have fun exploring how changes in the marble run design cause changes in the movement of the marble. Watch the video.

Exploring Kinetic Energy with a Refrigerator Marble Run - Inspiration Laboratories

75+ ways to learn through play - educational gross motor activities including literacy, math, shape and color recognition, and more!

Educational Gross Motor Activities

Simple two ingredient recipe for making scented rain paint - Kids will love watching this paint mix as the rain falls!

Rain Paint Homemade Watercolor Recipe

happy thoughts journal for kids

Happy Thoughts Journals for Kids - Homegrown Friends

21 two ingredient homemade paint recipes - quick and simple recipes to add texture, scents, and vibrant colors to kids art.

Two Ingredient Paint Recipes ~ Learn Play Imagine

How to color bubbles - what a simple way to this favorite past time even better!

Colored Bubbles Recipe for Play

would be fun to do with walking/biking 100 miles over the summer

What a fabulous idea!

25 art crazy cool art projects for kids inspired by nature

Art with Nature

Smashing baked cotton balls - combining art and gross motor skills!

Rainbow Art for Kids with Baked Cotton Balls ~ Learn Play Imagine

How to make bath paint that FIZZES! It entertains little ones for long periods of time and then washes clean down the drain.

Fizzing Bath Paint Recipe ~ Learn Play Imagine

Simple and frugal sensory play - How to color epson salts

Rainbow Epsom Salts ~ Learn Play Imagine

10 preschool activities for spring - hands on learning for kids

Preschool Activities for Spring

Simple tutorial to make homemade tempera paint in just two minutes!

Homemade Tempera Paint Recipe

learning about math and number concepts - using candy! Best way for kids to learn (or at least the most fun)

Science, Art, and Math - learning with candy