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How To Make An Exploding Chain Reaction For Kids

Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks? The chain stays together as long as you hold down the end that you are building … (not sure why this is "for boys")

A GREAT INDOOR Game on those Rainy days!  bubble wrap hopscotch, fun kids game!

bubble wrap hop scotch - did this with my preschool kids, really fun! the bubble wrap didn't make a ton of sound when they jumped on it but they loved the idea of it anyway

Setting up a target on the pavement for children to practice throwing, counting, and determining distance is an excellent idea for outdoor play.

OUTDOOR SPACE GAME IDEAS: 50 outdoor summer activities for your kids to check off! A bike obstacle course, a water balloon pinata and glow in the dark bowling sound like tons of fun to me!

Stoplight Beanbag Toss - color recognition and gross motor!

Stoplight Beanbag Toss

This site has TONS of resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age from birth and through school years. Stoplight Beanbag Toss - I Can Teach My Child! I own bean bags already!

shadow puppets!!

Brownie Bowl Sundaes

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Moving box maze for flashlight fun. This would make a great game during a move when there are plenty of boxes and little else is unpacked.

We began today by using our imaginations to expand on an image . Then we explored Romare Bearden's  style of collage using magazine cuttings...

Start with a magazine or newspaper clipping and let the child expand the picture! My middle school art teacher use to do this with me :)