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    Think-ets...great!... (Along with the pouch comes rules for a few games, such as “I’ll take one away, and you tell me which one is missing”, or “Make a story about the item you’re holding”) - could make your own

    think-ets!

    Story in a bag | How Does She...

    How to make an I Spy Bag for Kids, Full Tutorial. This simple diy is a great idea for kid gifts for birthdays, christmas, or just to have a toy to occupy little hands. Less than1 hour this craft can be made quickly.

    In mint tin. How cute for a portable kit or sand tray.

    "Ice Tunnels" combine ordinary salt, ice and liquid watercolors in an unforgettable art and science experiment that costs only pennies. Try this on sunny day with lots of bright sunlight and you'll experience amazing color, light refraction and salt crystallization with a hands-on experience for children of all ages.

    Doodle Craft...: Pocket Sized Magnetic Fishing Set in Altoids tin! Great little traveling game!

    Story Stones - such a good idea, you can make your own or have the kids make some and create a story with them!

    hold on to your lids, 8 activities your kids can do with lids via @The Educators' Spin On It

    Shut the Box - Once your kids get hooked on this classic strategy game, you'll want to have dice, paper, and a pen with you any time you leave the house.

    You can order a box of books from this site for $12.99. They will range from toddler to young adult books. Each box contains approximately 150 books (give or take). You can also order more age/grade specific books, but it costs a bit more. There is now an advisory on their site that due to high demand, boxes may not ship for up to 5 weeks, but for $12.99, that's a small price to pay :)

    An oil pan from Wal-Mart becomes a magnetic board! Another idea: paint with chalkboard paint to double its uses!

    This is brilliant!!! Use shower baskets to stick to the window on road trips to hold markers and such

    help kids understand diff between city, state, country...

    way to have children roll the dice without "chasing" the dice around the room!!!

    Put stickers on a magnet sheet, cut them out and you have adorable magnets for kids to play with.

    Lego Activities for Learning and Play

    a whole youtube channel where classic children's stories are read out loud

    Magnetic Me

    Up-cycle old or torn books into story magnets. A great way to foster imaginative storytelling!

    good for car trips