Yarn-Wrapped Pinecone Apple Tree Craft for Kids

This unique apple tree craft for kids uses a pinecone, some yarn, and pompoms! It’s an easy craft for fall and also provides lots of fine motor practice for little hands. Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, or first grade! Follow our Fall Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!     This post contains affiliate links.   I […]

Science, Math, and Art Activities for Kids at the Playground

Next time you head out to your local playground, try out some of these science, math, and art activities using playground equipment! Children can explore physics, create artwork, and play all at the same time. These playground learning activities are perfect for a weekend playdate or even to do at the beginning of the school […]

30+ Cool Things to Do with Painted Rocks

Painted rocks have become one of the most addictive crafts for kids and adults! Here is a collection of super cool ways you can paint rocks and awesome things you can do with those painted rocks- including making rock jewelry, rock photo holders, inspirational painted rocks and more! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board! […]

15 Ways for Kids to Explore Ramps and Inclined Planes

This science and STEM collection for kids includes all kinds of hands-on ways children can explore ramps (or inclined planes), one of the six simple machines. You’ll find all kinds science activities that incorporate play into learning about things like gravity, friction, and more! Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities Pinterest board!   This post […]

Sorting Seasons Activity with Stones and Rocks

Make a hands-on seasons activity for kids using rocks or stones, wooden circles, and some stickers! Children can sort the picture stones onto the appropriate wooden circle depicting either spring, summer, winter or fall. Such a great way to encourage discussion about the differences between the four seasons! Follow our Creative Learning Pinterest board!   […]

Painted Rock Photo Holder Craft for Kids

This painted rock photo holder craft for kids is perfect as a homemade gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, and also makes a great summer camp craft! This creative craft using stones of various sizes can be adapted for just about any age. I’ll share tips for adapting this craft for each of the […]

25+ STEM Challenges for Kids: Child-Centered Projects Focused on Building

Here’s a collection of over 25 STEM¬†challenges for kids focusing on building, engineering, and design. What I especially like about these specific STEM and STEAM activities are how open-ended they are and how they allow children to really take part with minimal adult assistance. Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities Pinterest board!     Not […]

Playground Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Friction on a Slide

Head out to your nearest slide and explore gravity and friction! This playground science activity is a great way for young children to explore physics using a variety of materials right in their own backyard or at the neighborhood or school playground! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest Board ¬† This post contains affiliate links. […]