fun sticks-- 150 things for kids to do to beat the boredom blues
Writing in salt. It is an awesome way for a child to use more of his or her brain while learning letters (or anything). The whole body connection (finger/arm/eyes/textures) that occurs helps both imprint the knowledge and stimulate the brain. This site has Montessori & Montessori-inspired activities. I still remember doing these things in preschool!
Use pipe cleaners to form letters. Great for hands-on learning!
Learn letters by making them. I always suggest parents start with the letters in their child's name . Which letters did your child learn first?
Between road-trips, carpools and a million errands, kids spend many hours of their life buckled up in the car. Our recent Summer road-trip inspired me to create a DIY Lap Tray that could work for crafts, activities, snacks and even a nap on-the-go. Ready to learn how to make a DIY Travel Lap Tray? I think this one could be our next great go-to birthday gift!Gather ye supplies:
How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap...it works and keeps you sane!