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Take a browse around these sites and you will find oodles of fun, creative, clever play ideas that your children will LOVE! Covering everything from crafts and…
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how to teach multiplication and division with lego
How to Teach Multiplication & Division with LEGO Bricks
Make multiplication and division fun and hands on with LEGO bricks! In this post, learn all the different ways to model multiplication with LEGO and how to help kids make sense of division in a meaningful way. #teachingmath #LEGOlearning #multiplicationanddivision #mathtips #funmathpractice #LEGObricks #numbersense #mathgeekmama
a pink doughnut with icing on top and the words fairy dough using 3 ingredients
Fairy playdough recipe
Fairy Playdough using three ingredients. This super simple playdough recipe is one of a kind and worth remembering. Only three simple ingredients. Hair conditioner is a key secret to getting the perfect fluffy and soft textured playdough.
Threading pony beads on tree branches to build fine motor skills in children, Ideal for preschool quick activity set up. Love the use of playdough and the branch with small beads to really challenge the fine motor skills.
Threading pony beads on tree branches to build fine motor skills
Threading pony beads on tree branches to build fine motor skills in children, Ideal for preschool quick activity set up. Love the use of playdough and the branch with small beads to really challenge the fine motor skills.
Adding and pulling loom bands for fine motor skills on a spiky ball. This is great for toddlers and preschoolers to try as a way of increasing their fine motor skills and problem solving skills. Supervision always required.
Fine motor activity using a spiky ball and loom bands
Adding and pulling loom bands for fine motor skills on a spiky ball. This is great for toddlers and preschoolers to try as a way of increasing their fine motor skills and problem solving skills. Supervision always required.
How simple is this ideal. Great alternative to pompoms is by adding ribbons that are threaded around a whisk. A great activity for toddlers and preschoolers that is easy to set up and fun for them to play with. Great as a task to give children who love a challenge. #finemotor #finemotorskills #ribbons #lovetoplay #simpleplayideasforkids #indooractivities #babyplay #babyplayideas #playgroup #playtime #mothersgroup
Fine motor ribbon and whisk activity
How simple is this ideal. Great alternative to pompoms is by adding ribbons that are threaded around a whisk. A great activity for toddlers and preschoolers that is easy to set up and fun for them to play with. Great as a task to give children who love a challenge. #finemotor #finemotorskills #ribbons #lovetoplay #simpleplayideasforkids #indooractivities #babyplay #babyplayideas #playgroup #playtime #mothersgroup
coffee filter butterfly craft for kids to make with tissue paper and colored tissue flowers on the side
Coffee filter butterfly craft for kids
Simple and fun coffee filter butterfly craft for kids to try at home or school. This step by step guide will help you learn how to make coffee filter butterflies. Ideal paper craft that your students and children will love making. Inspire them to learn more about the lifecycle of a butterfly unit. #coffeefilter #coffeefiltercrafts #coffeefilterbutterflies #coffeefilterbutterflycrafts #pipecleaners #finemotor #finemotorskills
Paint with water activity for kids who are bored or wanting to be creative outdoors. It's a wonderful science activity for younger children to learn about evaporation in a fun and creative way. Watch children of all ages explore the use of water on outdoor play surfaces. Great for babies, kindergarten or prek children. Another enjoyable way to get children outdoors and playing in the sunchine. Toddler Activities, Water Kids, Water Play, Kids Learning, Outdoor Activities For Kids
Painting with Water
Paint with water activity for kids who are bored or wanting to be creative outdoors. It's a wonderful science activity for younger children to learn about evaporation in a fun and creative way. Watch children of all ages explore the use of water on outdoor play surfaces. Great for babies, kindergarten or prek children. Another enjoyable way to get children outdoors and playing in the sunchine.
this is an image of a baseball addition game
Addition Baseball: 3-Digit Addition Game!
Need to work on adding large numbers? This baseball themed 3-digit addition game is such a fun way to practice skills, work on mental math or just get out of the normal routine. Perfect for your game time math center! #addition #math #homeschool #mathgame
two crocheted squares with the words god's eye craft on them
How to make a God's eye
How to make a gods eye craft for kids using sticks and wool. This fun weaving craft makes a unique design on sticks which can be displayed and hung up. They can be whatever size you wish for them to be, depending on how large your sticks are. Great for decoration and displaying in a home or classroom.
a spoon full of white frosting sitting on top of a plate next to a child's hand
Fairy playdough recipe - Laughing Kids Learn
Stretching playdough #fairydough #stretchydough #funforkids #playdough #playdoh #makeplaydough #playdoughrecipe #threeingredients #simpleplay #simpleplayideas #letkidsplay #playideasforkids #makedough #preschoolplay #preschoolfun #funatpreschool #playdoughrecipe #fairies #fairydough #fairyplay #fairytale #fairtales
i love you to pieces made out of paper and colored crayons in the shape of a heart
I love you to pieces printable gift
I love you to pieces printable and frame. Great gift idea for kids to give mother's day or father's day. This craft is ideal for children who are toddlers or preschoolers and they can decorate the heart shape however they like. It can be colored or decorated with materials.
a paper flower made out of construction paper and some glue on the side with text reading glowing campfire using tissue paper
Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids
Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids- Perfect summer craft for summer camp, fire safety week, or a summer camp activity! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
watercolor resist father's day bookmarks for kids
Father's Day Gift- Watercolor Resist Bookmarks
DIY Father's Day Gift that kids can make for their dad. Simple and easy, dads will love these watercolor resist bookmarks!