Spring is in the air! Something fun to do on a spring day is fly a kite. Just yesterday, my daughter and I were outside enjoying the weather and flying a kite. She really enjoyed this, so I thought I’d share with you an idea of how to make your own kite. It’s a simple activity to do and you can use whatever craft materials you have around your house. What you need: Paper lunch bag Yarn or string/twine Popsicle stick Streamers Tape Scissors Glue Materials to decorate your
April 22 was Earth day. On that occasion, we read a few books about our Earth and how we should care for it. Kids also learned about planting trees, fresh air, clean water, picking up trash, and recycling. We talked about pollution and some ways how we can help our Earth stay clean and healthy longer. My children got very inspired. My daughter decided that she needs a new dress made out of recycling bottles. My son decided to use less paper by drawing on both sides of it. By
Happy Spring Everyone!
The snow has finally melted and the birds are a welcome sight! Here is a fun activity for your kids to create and the birds will love! What you will need for this activity:
Birdseed 2 packages Unflavoured Gelatin 1/3 cup Corn Syrup Simple cookie cutters * I suggest a heart or circle* Drinking straw Twine, or any other string you have around the house Directions
Pour 1/2 cup of cold water into large bowl
Pour two packages of water on top of the Gela
I’m sharing an awesome recipe for homemade watercolour paints. These DIY paints are terrific for toddlers and preschoolers. They're really inexpensive and they work great. Making homemade paint is a great way to save money and have fun all at the same time. Supplies and Ingredients: 4 tbsp Baking soda 2 tbsp White vinegar 1/2 tsp Corn syrup 2 tbsp Cornstarch Food colouring Muffin tray or Ice cube tray Directions: 1. Mix the baking soda and vinegar together in and wait for the
Vegetable hash browns – is a delicious breakfast or brunch for children. And one of the favourite morning snacks at the centre. Moreover, it can be a fun activity for children. They can help their parents with the preparation, such as combining and mixing grated vegetables. You will need: - 2 potatoes - 2 small or 1 big zucchini - 1 medium size carrot - 1 small yellow onion - Dill - 100g shredded cheese of your choice -
My daughter likes to eat Jell-O almost every day. One day I found a good recipe of jelly and marshmallow. It is called jelly roll-ups or jelly pinwheels. This recipe is a fun one that is super kids friendly and easy to make. The kids will love them, and I think they are so fun to make. You can use any coloured Jell-O you like – the marshmallows will take on any colour you choose. Ingredients: 1 small package of Jell-O (10g) 1 cup of boiling water (250g) 1 cup of small marshma
Recipe at Life Long Learners. Painting is such a great sensory activity for little ones! It’s a fun way to encourage the development of fine motor skills and hand eye coordination, as well as the cognitive domains. Often, edible paint for infant recipes contain dairy products. I wanted to find a recipe that would be inclusive for those with allergies or dietary restrictions. First, mix baby rice cereal with a lot of water, until you get a nice consistency. Put the cereal in s
This is a cool activity to do with the kids anytime. You would need to use one of my favourite supplies: Liquid Watercolour Paints. All you need;
Watercolour Paints (6 colours are used here, but any number is fine)
A Tray For Paints
A Selection of paint brushes.
Start the activity by placing a paper towel onto a tray.
Then let the kids have fun as they touch their brushes to the paper to let the liquid paint soak in. They can also use their fingers to flick and m
This here is a fun activity you can have your kids do to entertain them! They can be as creative as they wish, adding whatever crafts they want to make their own dinosaur! Supplies: Construction paper Markers Googly eyes Pom poms Instructions 1. Fold a piece of construction paper in half. 2. Trace the handprint of your child's hand on one side 3. Cut out the hand print out keeping the top part intact 4. Cut out the shape of the dinosaur's head and glue it to the back of the h