May 28, 2020

Crafts are the perfect way to keep your kids occupied in the summer. And crafts that they can play with are even better. That is why you will love this adorable popsicle stick boat craft for kids. It is easy to put together and perfect for fun water play, too. I will s...

May 26, 2020

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Floating lily pads, hopping frogs, and sparkling gems come together to create an enticing water-based world.

To Make Frog World, You Need:

  • Large bin or container

  • Glass gems

  • Green foam sheets

  • Water

  • Blue food coloring or l...

April 13, 2020

This is a  fun, fine motor activity that kids will enjoy and keep them entertained for awhile. You most likely have all the materials needed in your house.

Materials needed:
A few small dinosaurs *any small plastic toys will do*
Containers that the dinosaurs will fit...

April 9, 2020

If you have a spaceship-loving kid, please save your delivery boxes! 

Materials:

Large cardboard box

Packing tape or duct tape

Scissors

Box cutter

Tape measure

Permanent marker

Stickers

Toy tools

And your imagination…

Turn it into a Rocket Ship or any other vehicle your child is...

April 6, 2020

When I was in the classroom, loose parts were one of my biggest lesson. I did a lot of loose parts with kids during my practicum and work.

What are loose parts?

Loose parts are materials that can be moved all around the room and used in endless ways. There are essentiall...

April 6, 2020

Here’s a fun activity to try with your kids at home.  It’s a fun way to get them moving and kids like it because they get to pretend that they are going through a laser maze like the spies do in the movies.

This is a simple activity to set up.  All you need is crepe pap...

March 29, 2020

A fun activity kids can do at home is building a fort.  This is an activity which can be enjoyed by all ages. It encourages children to use their imagination and allows them to create a place they can escape to, where they can play or relax that belongs to them. This w...

March 28, 2020

One of the activities that I love doing with our Panda kids is the Shadow Puppet Theatre, made of cardboard. This activity allows the children to enhance their imagination and creativity. It also expands their speaking and listening skills.

Materials:

·      shoe box...

March 28, 2020

This fishing game was very popular with my kids from 2-5 years old. It’s a great way to practice color identification for younger age and the older kids could practice letter while having a lot of fun!

Materials:

Color paper cut to fish shapes (Optional: write alphabet o...

March 27, 2020

This is a fun activity that combines art with imaginative play. It can especially be fun for children that are interested in nail polish, but not old enough to apply it themselves.

First, you need some cardboard, art materials and scissors. On the cardboard, you need to...

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