Minute to Win It – Tween Challenge
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Balloon Tennis Gross Motor Play Activity
Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.
The Swing-N-Slide Monster Web Swing can hold up to three children at once! The extra-large oval frame is made of sturdy steel wrapped in padding. Durable rope creates a spider-web like netting with comfortable support. This incredible swing is now on sale at hayneedle.com.
...how a former teacher and her two little ones do preschool at home!
Former elementary and reading teacher doing preschool homeschool style with my own little ones. We share arts and crafts, educational activities, play and sensory ideas, free printables, book recommendations, product reviews, holiday activities, parenting tips, and more! Perfect for parents, grandparents, daycare providers, homeschoolers, and elementary school and Sunday school teachers!
Motor Planning Activity Using Pool Noodles - Your Therapy Source
Here is a super easy set up but challenging activity to encourage motor planning skills, coordination and body awareness. Cut up pool noodles lengthwise and lay them on the floor in different directions. Ask the child to jump from noodle to noodle keeping the pool noodle between the feet. You can view the brief video […]
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Summer is right around the corner and that means one thing… school is out! Your children and grandchildren will need to be entertained all summer long so we have compiled the perfect ideas to help you keep them busy. These nifty activities are sure to keep your kids happy and the mat..
Backyard Pulley an Engineering Challenge for Kids - Kids STEAM Lab
Engineering is the process of building and designing something to solve a problem. Design a pulley for the backyard and model to your child how to work through the engineering [design] process. The engineering process consists of 6 basic steps: ASK: What is the problem? EXPLORE: What are some possible solutions? Brainstorm different ideas. DESIGN: Create …
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Pool noodles are everywhere this time of year and are usually sold pretty cheaply. Here’s a list of fun and creative ways you can use pool noodles outside of the pool this summer:
How to Make a Beach Ball Party Arch
You can add that "wow" factor to your next summertime party by constructing a beach ball arch. Although it may look difficult, creating this arch is extremely easy and cost effective. In order to build this fun party display, you are going...
5 Simple Handmade Toys for Kids - Petit & Small
Looking for cute and cheap to build homemade toys? Here are 5 simple, easy to make toys for kids.