Letter matching on paper towel tubes with stickers. Fine motor control and letter recognition activity good for a busy bag or road trip.
Your Kids: Responsible or Spoiled?
Great article about entitlement-As soon as your kids are capable of doing jobs, take the time to teach them to do the jobs and then gracefully hold them responsible story of my life with this boy!
What a fun sorting game for toddlers using fruit loops. Put them in by color or try tossing them into their colored circles. Get them to say each color as they get it.
Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads
I think we are going to do baby led weaning with tom so this should be useful. Tired of Cheerios? Over 40 Finger Foods Your Baby Will Love. (This may be for babies, but it still has good snack ideas even for older children.
This simple color scavenger hunt for kids is unbelievably easy to throw together and works as a great outdoor activity for kids, summer activity for kids, kids camping activity, color learning activity, and preschool color activity!
This would be a fun idea for kids and a great use for all those toilet paper rolls I can't throw away! Chopsticks or tweezers for fine motor skills, used to pick up and drop pom-poms into color matched toilet paper rolls.
DIY Liquid Sidewalk Chalk Paint Ingredients: A muffin tin Paint brushes 1 cup of cornstarch 1 cup of water food coloring Recipe: Mix the cornstarch and water in a small cup or bowl. Pour into muffin tins. Add drops of food coloring to each well
Adorable Egg Carton Turtle Craft (And a Caterpillar and Frog too!)
Egg Carton Animal Crafts - Make turtles, frogs, and caterpillars! Fun project for kids toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age.
DIY Dry Erase Activity Book For Kids
make a dry-erase book your kids will love! include coloring pages, workbook pages, blank pages, word games and mazes, etc. put them in page protectors and then put them all in a binder. dry erase crayons are key - they're washable! check out this tutorial
How to Make a Nerf Spinning Target
Build a Nerf target game with spinning targets! This simple game is fun to make and does not require a lot of special materials. We used a dowel rod, cardboard from a cereal box, and a simple PVC pipe frame to build this target. The targets rotate on th
Getting our kids to eat healthy could be very challenging. In order to get them to eat healthy, we need snacks that are fun and tasty. Here are some healthy snack ideas for kids.
I could eat a million dots this way! Frozen yogurt dots- mix yogurt, food coloring and agave nector (we'll try it w/o the nector), use sandwich bag to "dot" them onto wax paper and freeze for at least 1 hour