Archives for October 2015

Gratitude Activities to Do with the Kids This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to focus on gratitude and being thankful. Here’s over 20 gratitude activities kids can do with their families this Thanksgiving. Follow our Thanksgiving for Kids Pinterest board!     We try to focus on gratitude in our daily lives throughout the year, but life can get busy and hectic, and sometimes […]

Easy Princess Leia Costume

Here’s an easy DIY Princess Leia costume for kids! (It would also work for adults too.) It’s super easy to put together and is perfect for your Star Wars fan to wear on Halloween or for dress up play! Follow our Creative Play Pinterest board!     Our entire family is a huge fan of Star […]

Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Kids: Thankful Jar

Here’s a fun way for the entire family to practice expressing gratitude together- creating a thankful jar. This easy Thanksgiving craft seconds as a meaningful activity for both kids and adults and can even be used as a Thanksgiving lantern when you’re done! Follow our Thanksgiving for Kids Pinterest board!     Lucy (age 7) and Theo […]

Fine Motor Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

Here’s a fun turkey craft that also allows for lots of fine motor practice– a golf tee turkey! This fine motor activity is perfect for preschoolers and makes a cute centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table. Follow our Thanksgiving for Kids Pinterest board!     Theo (age 4) absolutely loves any activity involving using his hands, so […]

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities for Kids

If you’re a fan of the popular children’s book, The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, you’ll want to check out these six learning activities and crafts inspired by the story! Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Have you read The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin? It’s a great […]

Pattern Block Turkey Craft for Kids

Here’s a classic math activity for kids perfect for the Thanksgiving season- a pattern block turkey craft! Children will explore shapes and rotational symmetry while making these colorful turkeys for Thanksgiving! Follow our Math for Kids Pinterest board!     This symmetry turkey craft using pattern blocks was always one of my favorite projects to do with […]

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Coffee Filter Turkey Craft

One of our go-to and super easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids is this coffee filter turkey craft! With just a little painting, cutting, and gluing, you’ve got some colorful decorations for Thanksgiving! This post includes a free printable turkey template. Follow our Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Kids Pinterest board!       *This post was originally published […]

3-D Spookley the Pumpkin Math Activity

Create your own model of a 3-D Spookley the Pumpkin using straws and pipe cleaners. This is a fun, hands-on math activity perfect for exploring geometry this Halloween! Follow our Math for Kids Pinterest board!       *Meets Common Core Standards: K.G.A.1, K.G.A.2, K.G.A.3, K.G.B.4, K.G.B.5, K.G.B.6. *This post contains affiliate links.   The Legend of Spookley the […]