Archives for February 2016

Making Letters of the Alphabet Using Pretzels

Practice forming letters of the alphabet using pretzels of different shapes! You can use the pretzels to spell your name or to create all the ABC’s. Follow our Language Arts and Literacy Pinterest board!     A few weeks ago as Theo was sitting at the dinner table eating his afternoon snack, I noticed he was using […]

Bluebells Egg Carton Flower Craft for Kids

Save those empty egg cartons and use them to make some bluebells! This egg carton flower craft turns out gorgeous and is perfect for spring, Easter, and Mother’s Day! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!     Egg cartons are always a fun material to use for creating. (We’ve used them in the past […]

12 DIY Wings to Make for Kid Costumes

Here’s a collection of DIY wing tutorials for kids’ costumes. You’ll find directions for making butterfly wings, fairy wings, and more! These DIY wings are perfect for dress up play, birthday parties, and Halloween. Follow our Creative Play Pinterest board!   Kids always love imaginative play and dressing up, whether it be for Halloween or […]

15 Fun Hundred Chart Activities for Kids

A hundred chart (or 100s chart) is an important tool for all kinds of math learning- from counting to creating number patterns. Hundred charts can even be combined with language arts for all kinds of literacy activities. Here’s 15 super fun hundred chart activities for kids you’ll want to check out! Follow our Math for Kids […]

Astronomy for Kids: Make Constellations Using DIY Magnetic LED Lights

In this astronomy for kids activity, children will use DIY magnetic LED lights to create different constellations on cookie sheets! This star science activity for kids is perfect to do at home or in the classroom. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Kids love looking up at the night sky. The stars, moon, […]

Science for Kids: DIY Magnetic LED Lights

Make your very own magnetic LED lights  in this fun science activity for kids. This STEM / STEAM project is a super fun way to explore magnetism and circuits! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!       Have you heard of LED throwies? They’re little magnetic LED lights created by Graffiti Research Lab. They are called throwies […]

Flower Exploration Center: Sensory, Science, and Art for Spring!

Looking for some simple and meaningful spring activities for kids? This flower exploration center makes a great hands-on science and sensory activity and is so easy to set up. I love that it encourages observing details and creativity! *This post was originally published on March 1, 2014 and has since been updated. Follow our Spring Crafts & […]

Light Science for Kids: Ways to Explore Refraction and Reflection

Here’s a fun collection of light science for kids! You’ll find light science experiments about both light refraction and light reflection in this science roundup. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Because we have been having so much fun with our most recent light science activities, I decided to round up some more […]