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Printable Christmas Scavenger Hunt

  Kids love scavenger hunts.  Last year I set up a simple Candy Cane Hunt that had the kids giggling and racing to find those red and white treasures.  This year I created our very own printable Christmas Scavenger Hunt to help get everyone in...
by There's Just One Mommy on Nov 23, 2016

Coloured Layered Rice in a Recycled Glass Jar

  Coloured Layered Rice in a Recycled Glass Jar Do you have some glass jars lying around the house – perhaps an old coffee or pickle jar?  This engaging and colourful activity is great fine motor skill practice for kids and is a follow-...
by iddle peeps on Aug 6, 2016

50 of the Ultimate Apple Activities

  Fall makes me think of colorful leaves crunching beneath my feet and crisp, juicy apples.  I must not be alone.  Apple activities can be found in almost every preschool and elementary school classroom at the start of the school year.  We en...
by There's Just One Mommy on Aug 5, 2016

11 awesome easy kids activities for Rio Olympic Games

With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016, it’s a great opportunity to encourage children into the different sporting activities, especially those more unusual ones. I love the atmosphere of the Olympics (I managed to get to see the V...
by Bubbablue and Me on Aug 2, 2016

8 awesome easy kids activities for Rio Olympic Games

With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016, it’s a great opportunity to encourage children into the different sporting activities, especially those more unusual ones. I love the atmosphere of the Olympics (I managed to get to see the V...
by Bubbablue and Me on Aug 2, 2016

What You Need to Know about Making a Buddy Burner

  There is just something about cooking over an open flame.  When it comes to camping and outdoor cooking, one of my favorite activities (other than camp crafts) that we did in Girl Scouts was using a tin can stove to cook with a buddy burner...
by There's Just One Mommy on Jul 31, 2016

NEW Home Printable Activities from DreamWorks + Clips! #Home

  The all-new show DreamWorks HOME ADVENTURES WITH TIP & OH will premiere exclusively on Netflix TODAY!! I am super excited to share some FREE printable activities for you and your family to celebrate this launch. Simply click...
by This N That with Olivia on Jul 29, 2016

7 Things You Should Do the Week Before School Starts

The first day of school is quickly approaching, so you might be wondering what you can do to make the process a simpler one. Luckily, there are some tasks you can start implementing now to make the back to school season a more productive and organize...
by This N That with Olivia on Jul 29, 2016

Paint With Water Books ~ One of my favorite activities when I was a kid

Paint With  Water Books  These paint with water pages kept my kids entertained for over two hours yesterday. I loved these books when I was a kid, my kids do too. They are hard to find in stores but there are a bunch of them here. I like the ones w...
by A Thrifty Mom on Jul 27, 2016

45 Of The Best Craft And Activities Kits For Kids

I loved getting my kids craft kits and creative educational toys when they were growing up. Seeing them learn by reading directions, (or helping them read) following image directions and using their hands. All these things ex...
by Dear Creatives on Jul 27, 2016

How to Make Sun Prints

  In June it seems anything is possible for the summer.  Kids are excited to be home, and moms have bucket lists full of ideas of things to try with the kids.  (Solar oven s’mores anyone?)  If you’re anything like me, you are look...
by There's Just One Mommy on Jul 13, 2016

ABC’s & 123’s: 40+ Hands-On Learning Activities

I am so excited to be able to introduce you to a great new book that I helped co-author,  ABCs & 123s: 40+ Hands-On Play Activities to Build Letter, Number, and Shape Skills.  This ebook is full of fun hands-on learning activities that have bee...
by There's Just One Mommy on Jul 8, 2016

Build a Cup Pyramid with This Fun Teamwork Challenge

  As the last cup slipped into position at the the top of the pyramid,  the girls started jumping up and down.  “We finally did it!”  It had taken 15 minutes, but they had finally succeeded building a cup pyramid with this teamwo...
by There's Just One Mommy on Jul 3, 2016

10 Sidewalk Chalk Activities for #Summer

Have your kids started the "I'm bored" chant yet? Mine have. Every summer for the last three years, we have been busy with a road trip around the United States, and that has kept the "I'm bored" chant at bay. This year though, we are not starting our...
by Life With 4 Boys on Jun 18, 2016

How to Have an Awesome Kids Star Wars Party on a Budget

  Can you remember your favorite birthday party as a kid?   With the new Star Wars movies and cartoons that have come out, Star Wars has been a popular birthday party theme this year.  If your child is a Star Wars fan, you can have an awesome...
by There's Just One Mommy on Jun 2, 2016

How to Increase Core Strength in Kids Using a Swing

  Every time I tried to grab his feet he giggled, until he was laughing so hard he had hiccups.  It was another fun time at the playground.  But that trip to the park can be more than just a good time for the kids.  Climbing up the ladders,...
by There's Just One Mommy on May 25, 2016

Simple and Fun Ideas for a Dinosaur Unit

  There is just something about dinosaurs.  Kids love the giant lizards that once walked the Earth.  These simple and fun learning activities are perfect for a dinosaur unit.  Or, choose just a few of the activities to do at home with your c...
by There's Just One Mommy on May 7, 2016

15 of the Best Flower Activities for Kids

  My favorite sign of spring has to be all the flowers that pop up.  I especially love the wild flowers that add splashes of lavender and yellow on our walks in the woods.  That’s why I’ve searched the Internet to help you celebra...
by There's Just One Mommy on Apr 14, 2016

51 Fun Summer Activities and Easy Crafts for Kids

Sprinkle Some FunSummer is coming!  Get ready with these fun summer activities and crafts for kids! Sprinkle Some Fun - Party ideas, recipes and DIY project inspiration.
by Bubbly Nature Creations on Apr 7, 2016

Simple Way to Keep Kids Entertained and Learning at the Grocery Store

  “I didn’t know grocery shopping could be so much fun!”  My son was standing in the produce department with the biggest smile on his face.  It had happened completely by accident.  I had originally brought the mini notebook...
by There's Just One Mommy on Apr 5, 2016


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