For most kids, Halloween is all about the costumes and candy. While parents can certainly understand this excitement, most of us would prefer that the sugary aspect of the holiday take a lesser role. With that in mind, in the weeks leading up to Halloween this year, why not turn your kids’ focus to the educational side […]
If your child is approaching school age, you may find yourself facing many questions regarding her education. Often the biggest question is, “Is my child ready?” Several weeks ago we shared a post titled Kindergarten Readiness: What It Is and How to Get There. In it, we gave a brief overview of the basic skills […]
We’ve spent the past three weeks talking about the ways we teach our kids math, literacy, and science without even realizing it. Helping our kids learn doesn’t have to be complicated or require hours to prepare special activities. Sometimes though, it can be fun to plan those special activities, especially when they coincide with holidays. […]
“Educational” is probably not the word that comes to mind when you think of paper airplanes, but this activity from Kids Activities Blog will change that! Find the instructions here.
Have you ever browsed through Pinterest? Wait, that’s a silly question. Of course you have! Let me be more specific. Have you ever browsed through Pinterest and seen all the learning activities available for kids? Thousands upon thousands! Any concept or subject you can think of is covered. Plenty of these activities are fantastic and many aren’t […]
Need a simple activity to keep the kids busy while you’re at a restaurant? These toothpick puzzles from Education.com will do the trick! Find the instructions and the puzzles here.
Do you remember the fun of learning about tessellations as a kid? Bring that excitement to your own child with this activity from What Do We Do All Day? You can find the instructions here.
Candy corn is the quintessential autumn candy. Your child is sure to enjoy this activity from This Reading Mama, but don’t be surprised if you end up with fewer candy corn than you started with! Find the instructions and free printable here.
Get your teens prepared for the real world with this fantastic role play activity from Math Giraffe. Find the instructions here.
You know those activities that the kids are so involved in and having so much fun with that they don’t even realize their educational too? This STEM challenge by Coffee Cups and Crayons is just that kind of activity. Find the instructions here.