Birthday Bash! Party Planning Tips & Tricks

Make a backyard bowling alley. Add food coloring to clear plastic bottles of water. Use party streamers as lane margins. Add glow sticks for night bowling. (These would make great outdoor table nightlights also with the glowsticks, gonna try it!

Story bags. Fill bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. This could even work as for a drawing project! How fun and using lots of imagination :)

Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

Could use for whole group or writing station.Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them! (Could have 1 kid each week be responsible for bringing in items)

paint samples word families

Preschool (First Grade) At Home: Paint Chip Word Family Game - FREE! Great site for lots of kid activities. fun-for-the-kids

this website is heaven. SOOOO many bulletin board ideas in one spot! (and you can search by season, grade, etc!!!)

"Having a ball learning God's Word" Many bulletin board ideas in one spot! (and you can search by season, grade, etc!

Free printable map of USA to turn into a jigsaw puzzle. Just add to cardboard.  Great way for children to learn state!

I would've loved to have a map like this when I was younger. This is a printable jigsaw puzzle map of the United States. It's a hands-on way for students to learn where each state is located in the United States.

This would be good for camp :)

DIY Clothespin Puppet Craft for Kids - (or for adults who are young at heart!

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