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Photography for Kids: Activities They Can Do!

Popsicle Stick Patterns Busy Bags This is a brain workout. Kids need to match the pattern on the cards with colored popsicle sticks to make it look like the card. Totally diy!

fun sticks-- 150 things for kids to do to beat the boredom blues

Simple Tips for Helping Toddlers Play Independently <-- Fantastic tips.

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!

Poke holes in a cardboard box- push a string of colorful Christmas light through the holes- AWESOME fort and reading nook for kids!

These would be good to make and keep in your purse for keeping kids busy at restaurants. Kids love pictures of themselves!

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?

Homemade flubber for kids

Great idea for not sitting around all summer - I like the idea of having themed days!

How Does it Rain? Make it rain in a jar with this simple science experiment for kids.

Best educational apps for kindergartners.

How to make your own Rock Candy! A delicious science experiment :) Lots of neat things on this site.

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 works and keeps you sane!

easy spring pinwheel craft for kids

Pocket Sized Magnetic Fishing Set in Altoids tin...Another pinner said: fun for dinners out

the letter box--so cute. cut letters from boxes before you recycle them. love it.

A list activities for kids on the days the weather isn't cooperating. #parenting #play