This is probably one of the easiest activities I've ever done with the munchkin. But you know what? It was a huge success! And by HUGE, I mean it Fun Indoor, Paintings Rocks, Preschool Art Activities, Fun Outdoor, Fun Ideas, Happy Toddlers, Outdoor Toddlers Activities, Indoor Toddlers, Happy Life
incorporates sticks and buttons, two of my favorite things!
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Lots of cool craft projects for ages 3+
Cool Recycled Kids Craft Idea: Button Tree
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Designing with colored glue from Teach Preschool
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Be generous with the modge podge
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Story rocks. Collect them, wash them, dry them, find small photos, Mod Podge them. Then use them for story telling starters. Again, Ms. Stewart has great ideas.
has a great list of prop boxes you can make for the kids.
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Dramatic play office
some great dramatic play ideas. I always struggle with coming up with dramatic play ideas so this is helpful as a starting point.
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arts > drama - drama play prop + theme ideas
good for large motor, listening and learning colors
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Color Mix-Up Game | Teach Preschool-simple color recognition game
A colorful outdoor game for preschoolers to play
Outdoor color matching. Use colored tape or chalk to make a square with a different color on each. Teacher calls color, kids run to that line.
Color Mix-Up Game | Teach Preschool add this to prek gym activities and alternate colors, shapes, and numbers
color game for the gym
Color Call Run & find that color!
Craft Stick Puzzles
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craft stick puzzles- print out photo, lay out popsicle sticks, put strips of tape to hold in place, glue on photo, use x-x-acto knife to cut sticks apart
busy bag idea: craft stick puzzles
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Lots of family Ideas
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Paint + Rocks = happy kids!
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Paint Rocks = Happy Toddler
some fun ideas for down the road...
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Frozen toys...good for the sensory table
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FUN felt board from The Imagination Tree
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LOVE IT! Baby Play: Cardboard Box Play Tunnel
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Baby Play: Cardboard Box Play Tunnel - The Imagination Tree. Poke holes in the top of the box and string a long sock through. Then it's like a jungle!
The Imagination Tree: Baby Play: Cardboard Box Play Tunnel -- love the forest of old tights to crawl through! Kids will love this :-)
LOVE LOVE LOVE Baby Play: Material Box
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The Imagination Tree: Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months. Some really good stuff here! I especially like the idea of putting fabric scraps into an old wipe or Kleenex® Tissue box for babe to pull out :)
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Tennis ball in a stocking for pendulum fun. Add a tennis racket for crazy fun.
ball pendulum play
Pendulum play to explore physics in your Science Center or your Block Center.
Pendulum play incorporating the math, science, social and emotional development (can be a cooperative activity), approaches to learning, and creativity early learning domains. Read the entire post to see all of the wonderful play ideas! This blog is written by early childhood educators from Melbourne, Australia. ≈ ≈ For more STEAM pins: http://pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/steam-in-early-education/
Pendulum Ideas in the classroom. We strung up a tennis ball tucked into a stocking from the rafters.Then we provided the children with an assortment of different sized boxes cardboard cylinders and small yogurt containers.
Really awesome pendulum ideas. Pendulum painting? Yes!
science experiments for kids ... love the "where mom is a verb" slogan
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Awesome ideas from the 'magic finger' to Dancing Raisins!
Color Changing Milk...cool!
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Projects for Kids. Color Changing Milk by stevespanglerscience: Some very unusual things happen when you mix a little milk, food coloring, and a drop of liquid soap. #Kids #Science #Color_Changing_Milk #stevespanglerscience
Science fair... Color Changing Milk by stevespanglerscience: Some very unusual things happen when you mix a little milk, food coloring, and a drop of liquid soap. #Kids #Science #Color_Changing_Milk #stevespanglerscience
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I have done this science experiment with my class, amazing to watch! Tracy Color Changing Milk by stevespanglerscience: Some very unusual things happen when you mix a little milk, food coloring, and a drop of liquid soap. #Kids #Science #Color_Changing_Milk #stevespanglerscience
Toddler Science - Absorption
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Absorption - water, food colouring and absorbent materials
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Little Hands, Big Work: Toddler Science!
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"stained glass" sculpture...easy, open ended and fun.
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a beautiful, colorful, flexible “glass” sculpture that can be re-shaped again and again! all you need is a thin-gauge wire, a sheet of clear contact paper and bits of bright tissue paper scraps. Great post from @InnerChildFun
"Glass" Sculpture Project for Kids
so doing this and talking about sculpture in class. also will add in wire sculptures at the same time and color lesson with tissue paper! sculptural contact paper, wire, and tissue paper. MAK note: This is a must. Can't wait!!
Father's Day Fish Bowl. Decorate an empty container to look like a fish bowl. Cut out several fish and write things on them like, "Give Dad a hug." Or "Bring Dad a snack." It can vary according to the age of the children. Give this to Dad on Father's Day. To make it even more fun let the kids do the "fishing." Fun craft and gift all in one!
An easy DIY Father's Day gift from the little one(s)
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Father's Day Fish Bowl. Decorate an empty container to look like a fish bowl. Cut out several fish and write things on them like, "Give Dad a hug." Or "Bring Dad a snack." It can vary according to the age of the children. Give this to Dad on Father's Day. To make it even more fun let the kids do the "fishing." Fun craft and gift all in one! | Look around!
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We need to do this! Throw glow sticks in the bathtub and turn off all the lights during bathtime, great idea!
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Throw glow sticks in the bathtub and turn off all the lights during bathtime. Fun idea for kids! Doing this for sure!!
Throw glow sticks in the bathtub and turn off all the lights during bath time. Wish I had a bath tub
Kids bath time - throw glow sticks in the bathtub and turn off all the lights - definitely a cool idea!!
Kids bath time - throw glow sticks in the bathtub and turn off all the lights (why just for kids?) why not in a hot tub? Why not for valentines day?
Glow stick bath... fun idea for kids.
Adorable Applesauce Cupcakes...super cute fun food activity. Bake the cupcakes in the a.m. and decorate and eat for a p.m. snack!