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    6-9-year-old crafts and activities

    Fun activities - both crafts and educational learning experiences - for elementary school children aged roughly 6-9 years old. Designed as a resource for parents, homeschoolers, afterschoolers, and educators.

    6-9-year-old crafts and activities

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    Have you heard of the Life of Fred math book series? It is a wonderful resource especially for kids who enjoy stories!

    Learning about Math with Life of Fred - Mama Smiles

    This heart prism pony bead suncatcher is an easy fine motor craft for preschoolers to adults. It would make a wonderful gift for Valentine’s day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, birthday’s, weddings, anniversaries, or any other special occasion!

    Heart Prism Pony Bead Suncatcher - Rhythms of Play

    Learn US geography - by mapping the United States using Play-Doh! Such an awesome hands-on learning activity for kids!

    Play-Doh Map of the United States - Mama Smiles

    Rainbow Paper Icosahedron Ball

    Rainbow Icosahedron Ball - Teach Beside Me

    Introduce kids to programming and robotics with the Sphero Sprk! Sponsored post.

    Sphero Sprk: Hands-on Programming and Robotics for Kids

    Check out this new STEM toy for girls from K'NEX Brands !

    Review: The New K’NEX Mighty Makers Line

    These DIY Dinosaur eggs will make your child's day and inspire hours of pretend play!

    DIY Dinosaur Eggs: Set the Scene for Pretend Play

    Fingerprint art is fun and easy for kids!

    Fingerprint Art Fun for Kids

    Develop a love of math through reading with these math books kids will love!

    Math Books Kids Will Love

    Star Wars has inspired hours of pretend play in our home! Learn more about how you can use LEGO Star Wars to inspire storytelling. Sponsored post.

    Creating Stories with LEGO Star Wars

    Throw the perfect birthday party for a six-year-old girl with the fun, low-stress birthday party activity ideas!

    Birthday Party for a Six-Year-Old

    White clay crafting for kids

    Art for Kids: Crayola White Clay Creations

    Get the full first chapter plus 10 science activities NOW when you preorder The Curious Kid's Science Book! (From the author of 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids and Fun at Home with Kids)

    How to Keep Kids Curious About Science!

    Benefits of journaling for kids.

    Benefits of Journaling for Kids

    Is handwriting important? In this age of computers, keyboards, and touch screens, should our children still be spending time learning how to write?

    Is Handwriting Important?

    Origami is a fun, mess-free activity for kids that builds spatial awareness and provides a foundation for geometry.

    Origami Fun for Kids

    Polymer clay creations and polymer clay fun for kids.

    Polymer Clay for Kids

    Origami is a fun, mess-free activity for kids that builds spatial awareness and provides a foundation for geometry.

    Origami Fun for Kids

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    Origami Fun for Kids

    Visit France from the comfort of your home through these delightful picture books about Paris!

    Exploring Paris: Picture book travel (guest post by Storied Cities)

    Exploring tide pools is a wonderful life science lesson for all ages! Take photos and research your finds when you get home! This post also includes a list of tide pool themed books that we recommend.

    Exploring Tide Pools: Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

    Where the Wild Things Are is being featured by The Virtual Book Club for Kids. Inspired by all of the wild things in the story, we created monster glyphs.

    Where the Wild Things Are Monster Glyphs | Inspiration Laboratories

    Great tips for teaching kids about money -the value of money, saving money, and frugal living.

    Teaching Kids About Money

    Did you know that you can dye yarn with sugar-free Kool-Aid? Wool works best in our experience, but other fibers can work as well. This a very colorful activity that my kids love!

    Dye Yarn With Kool-Aid!

    How to make Gods eyes also know as Ojo de Reios. These are such a fab simple weaving craft for kids, perfect for working on fine motot skills and using up left over yarns

    How to make God's Eyes/Ojo de Dios - Mum In The Madhouse