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Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours.

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DIY Paintbrushes for Kids

Art; make it exciting with different paint brushes Make Your Own Paintbrushes for Kids! Click for tutorial and to read about the importance of playing with textures in early childhood

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DIY I Spy Bottle — Meet The Dubiens

Love the idea of this (I-Spy bottle to keep Clara busy in the car for hours when she's a little older).

Face Magnets: Kids learn about facial expressions and feelings. Use with - Early childhood; Autism; Motor Activity; etc.

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Crazy Magnetic Hair Styles

Creative and fun way of using magnets with children. Simply add a face to any magnet and use small strips of pipe cleaners to create wild and wacky hair designs. Laughing Kids

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Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.

ice eggs - Freeze balloons filled with water and small toys. Cut balloon off and play with eggs outside. Provide spoons for cracking ice and digging treasures out. SUMMER

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Earth Day Discovery Bottles Science Sensory Bottles

Earth Day Discovery Bottles Earth Science Activity

This is a fun activity that will entertain your kids. Make a lava lamp in a water bottle! It's simple & easy! #science #lavalamp

Borax (2 Tbsp per jar) Pipe Cleaners (3 per snowflake, we used green, but I think white might have been a better choice!) A pen or pencil to secure the snowflake while it’s crystalizing Boiling Water Wide mouth glass jars Scissors Directions: Step 1: Cut your pipe cleaner into 3rds. Lay one section horizontally on your workspace, then lay another one on top of it and twist it into a v shape around the horizontal piece. Lay your 3rd pipe cleaner section on top…

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15 Awesome Science Experiments For Older Kids

15 Awesome Science Experiments For OLDER Kids! #scienceexperiment #kids #kidsactivities

Jellyfish in a bottle - Love this - transparent plasict bag tied and cut in to strips beneath and put in abottle of water. Love this idea!

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Making Music - Homemade Harmonica

Make your own harmonica - simple craft that will delight your kids!