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    st. patrick's day brain teaser scavenger hunt | teachmama.com

    Melting Ice Science Experiment with Salt and Color

    How to Make Balloon Dogs - LOVE this!!

    Quick Craft for Kids -- Silly Stick Puppets to inspire plenty of imaginative playtime fun!

    easter egg pattern match game: for kids, by kids | easter egg pattern match game: for kids, by kids

    minute to win it games movin blue | minute to win it games --> great for family fun night, birthday parties, or class parties. and? there's a ton of FUN along with math and movement! --> grab everything you need at teachmama.com

    Coffee-Filter Heart Sun Catchers for Children *Love this tip about having the kids use acrylic paint instead of watercolors, interesting...

    Mandalas and Other Pasta Art Activities for Kids

    Snow Day Busy Bags! - to be opened every hour on the hour! Love this idea!!

    minute to win it games bracelets --> minute to win it games balance the balls | minute to win it games --> great for family fun night, birthday parties, or class parties. and? there's a ton of FUN along with math and movement! --> grab everything you need at teachmama.com

    Helping your child learn to read doesn't have to be just about the ABC's. Want to raise a rockstar reader? Check out this fun family tip for using printed family photos for getting your kids reading. Such a cute idea!

    milk bottle penguin luminary

    So fun! Great tutorial on how to make rainsticks, guitars, tambourines and drums using recycled materials you probably have at home

    April is known for it’s rain showers.  What better time to try some simple science experiments with water!  Today, I’m sharing with you 5 simple experiments that need only a few items and take just a few seconds to set up, yet are fun and explore different properties of water.  1.  Bending pencil experiment  Materials …

    Make a Bird Feeder Kit! -- these would be so much fun to send....or receive!

    This free printable year in review sheet gives kids a chance to reflect on their favorite memories from the past year and look ahead to new goals and adventures in 2016!

    Glowing Fairy Bottle - A magical craft to do with little children that can be used as a night light, calming jar or basic sensory activity! Kids love how they glow!!

    How to Throw a Costume Party for Kids: Now the birthday parties can be a lot of work, but a play date party is so much easier to throw. *Cute ideas!

    Gross Motor Skip Counting Activity

    Simple Thumbprint Ornaments: Making handmade ornaments is something to treasure. They are made with love and care, and are a constant reminder for the years to come of your child’s youth. However, sometimes it can be overwhelming and seem stressful to find time to make the perfect memorable ornament. Not any more. These simple thumbprint ornaments are easy to make, quick and will have your family in smiles over the end result.

    Spin-Art Ornaments: A simple painting DIY project for kids!

    new year's family interview: a fun, festive way of celebrating the new year #traditions #weteach

    DIY Fairy City Kids Craft: Upcycle cardboard rolls and unused cupcake liners into a magical fairy tale land using this fun and simple kids craft tutorial.

    Encouraging Engineering: The best toys for little builders are open ended, allowing the child’s imagination to be exercised through interacting with the toy. It’s also great when toys can be shared, combined, or if project instructions are included for kids to get a jump start. But really, all kids require are a bunch of pieces and a few tools to get their building juices flowing!

    Free “Winter Wonderland” Printables for Kids!