Fizzy Sight Words

Fizzy Sight Words
Sometimes it can be tough to keep kids interested in learning, especially when it can seem like you are doing the same thing over and over again – like practicing with sight words. Swapna, from The Practical Mom, was working … Read More...

Groovy Tie Dye Art for Kids

Groovy Tie Dye Art for Kids
Can you believe this amazing tie dyed picture is made using oil pastels and an eraser? Yeah, me neither!

While Sarah, from How Wee Learn, usually is more focused on the process while doing art projects with her kids, she … Read More...

Plant-able Paper Earth

Plant-able Paper Earth
How about celebrating Earth Day by making a miniature Earth you can actually plant?! This project will have you recycling, making paper, and even planting a garden. Who can ask for more than that?

Steph, from Modern Parents Messy Kids, … Read More...

Growing Seeds with Toddlers

Growing Seeds with Toddlers
I love gardening, and I love sharing my passion for it with others – especially kids! This easy and educational project posted by Malia, from Playdough to Plato, is a great way to get kids involved. Follow Malia’s suggestions and … Read More...

Run and Count Game

Run and Count Game
Carolyn, from The Pleasantest Thing, created this game so her kids could practice letter recognition and counting; and, while it does do these two things, it does much more. You can also use this game as a great way for … Read More...

Have Fun with Jell-Doh

Have Fun with Jell-Doh
Making and playing with Play dough is always a great way to entertain kids and help pass the time. Not only can it be used for fun, you can use it as part of many different lesson plans. If you … Read More...

Edible Water Beads

Edible Water Beads
I will admit that I am as fascinated with water beads as the kids… I will also admit that they make me nervous. I am always worried that a young child might not be able to resist popping one of … Read More...

Earth Day Helping Hands Craft

Earth Day Helping Hands Craft
Over the years, I have come across many tutorials online that share fun and unique ways to make the planet Earth (most of which were inspired by Earth Day). This morning, when I was searching for a new idea for … Read More...

Rain Cloud in a Jar

Rain Cloud in a Jar
Go dig in your cupboards to find the supplies you need to try this weather-related science experiment with the kids. All you need is a clear cup or jar, some shaving cream, food coloring, and water. Before they did this … Read More...

Rainy Daze Activity Sticks

Rainy Daze Activity Sticks

I think I will make some of these great rainy day activity sticks to pull out the next time April showers rolls around. Erin, from How to Nest for Less, created these adorable activity sticks. She was inspired by some … Read More...

Giant Shape Sort

Giant Shape Sort

While working on shape recognition with younger kids, what do you use? Do you use workbooks, blocks, or stickers? Jenae, from I Can Teach My Child,  went big with her idea for helping her kids sort shapes. She created fast … Read More...

Build an Inventor’s Box

Build an Inventor's Box

If you have a child that likes to tinker and build things, I highly recommend you use the suggestions shared on The Educators’ Spin On It to create an inventor’s box. Not only is it a fun way to facilitate … Read More...

Candy Play Dough

Candy Play Dough

After Easter, are you stuck with baskets full of candy that tempt you every time you walk by it? If  you like Peeps Easter treats a little too much and you need to get rid of them before you east … Read More...

Kite Math Matching

Kite Math Matching
With the spring weather usually comes strong winds — which are perfect for flying and making kites. Even if those kites are only going to be used for teaching math concepts. Don’t worry though, your kids will have so much … Read More...

Glow Eggs

Glow Eggs

I know I have been sharing a lot of projects and experiments lately that revolve around eggs, but I couldn’t resist sharing this one last egg decorating option. Crystal, from Growing a Jeweled Rose, did some experimenting with making dyed … Read More...

Peek-a-Boo Easter Eggs

Peek-a-Boo Easter Eggs
I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy dyeing Easter eggs; however, I will admit that I am always looking for unique ways to decorate the dyed eggs. When I ran across this ideas from Tally’s Treasures, I … Read More...

Paper Plate Frog Mask

Paper Plate Frog Mask
Did you know that April is National Frog Month? How about celebrating by learning more about frogs and making one of these adorable frog masks. Emma, from My Little 3 and Me, create a template to help you make a … Read More...

Recycled Bottle Wind Chimes

Recycled Bottle Wind Chimes

The spring season usually brings plenty of wind… I can definitely say we have had more than our fair share of it! So far it has been a little too windy to put out any wind chimes, but as soon … Read More...

DIY Play Dough Surprise Eggs

DIY Play Dough Surprise Eggs

If your children are fascinated by the YouTube videos of mysterious hands (you don’t see the face, only hear the voice) opening surprise filled eggs, you will definitely want to check out this DIY tutorial shared by Anna, from The … Read More...