Keeping Kids Happy

Boredom busting ideas of kids crafts and activities to keep the kids happy throughout the year.
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Fun Homeschool Science Ideas for K - 2
I love sharing other tips and resources like homeschool science ideas for K - 2 that we used for Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum. I have some fun and creative ways to keep science fun. It’s important to adopt a philosophy for how you are going to teach science, not just at this age but throughout your homeschooling journey. Your method changes of course as your children grow, but some foundational things should never change. Books should be used as guides.
How to Make a Fun Ladybug Watercolor Labeled Picture. Not only is it a fun new medium but this ladybug watercolor picture is a great way to incorporate science into your art project. Look at my Free Kids Insect Unit Study. Instead of printing a worksheet to have your children label, have them paint their own beautiful ladybug picture. Then use watercolors and label each part. Not a lesson they would soon forget. Did you know that a group of ladybugs is called ‘a loveliness’ or ‘a bloom’?
How to Make a Fun Ladybug Watercolor Labeled Picture
How to Make a Fun Ladybug Watercolor Labeled Picture. Not only is it a fun new medium but this ladybug watercolor picture is a great way to incorporate science into your art project. Look at my Free Kids Insect Unit Study. Instead of printing a worksheet to have your children label, have them paint their own beautiful ladybug picture. Then use watercolors and label each part. Not a lesson they would soon forget. Did you know that a group of ladybugs is called ‘a loveliness’ or ‘a bloom’?
shark snacks with text overlay
12+ Fun Shark Week Treats and Snack Recipes Everyone Loves - Natural Beach Living
12+ Fun Shark Week Treats and Snack Recipes Everyone Loves - Natural Beach Living
DIY Flower Butterfly Wings for Kids - Natural Beach Living
DIY Flower Butterfly Wings for Kids - Natural Beach Living
DIY Flower Butterfly Wings for Kids - Natural Beach Living
kids blowers patriotic craft idea with red, white and blue streamers
4th of July Craft Idea Patriotic Kids Blower - Natural Beach Living
4th of July Craft Idea Patriotic Kids Blower, Patriotic Craft Ideas, Paper Tube Craft, Summer craft and perfect party idea for kids, Fun July 4th Kids Craft
four different shots of crayons and a pink flower
Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift {free printable}
East Coast Mommy: Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift {free printable}
mother's day worksheet with the text, would you rather have questions?
Fun Mother's Day Would You Rather Questions
Have fun with your mom with our Mother's Day would you rather questions. A fun game to play with mom on Mother's Day. #wouldyourather #mothersday #wouldyouratheradult #printablegames
paper chain octopus craft for kids to make with colored construction materials and glue on it
Paper Chain Octopus Craft
Make a Splash with this adorable paper plate octopus, a fun and easy kids' craft where colorful paper chains become wiggly tentacles! Kids of all ages will love this DIY activity! The best thing is that you probably already have all the supplies on hand! Make this fun craft this summer!
lego party ideas and free printable games for kids to play on the floor with
The Best LEGO Party Ideas
These are the BEST budget-friendly LEGO party ideas. I love the FREE "pin the head on the LEGO minifigure" download!
a child is drawing on paper with the words calm activities to help kids decompress after school
Calm Activities to Help Kids Decompress
Calm activities to help children decompress when they get home from school - or any other time they just need a break!
there is a cupcake with a little mermaid on it and a paper topper
Mermaid Birthday Party for a Five-Year-Old
Simple but fun ideas for a mermaid birthday party for a five-year-old. Easy activities and fun cupcakes! Also a great cake idea! #mermaids #birthdayparty
Fun way to celebrate the summer Olympics! Karate, Back Garden Games, Kids Events, Backyard Games, Kids Olympics, Olympics Kids Activities, Olympic Games For Kids, Birthday Activities
Hosting a simple Backyard Olympics
Fun way to celebrate the summer Olympics!
harry potter birthday party ideas for kids
The ultimate, magical DIY Harry Potter party / Easy, inexpensive, and FUN!!! 🪄
The ultimate, magical DIY Harry Potter party / Easy, inexpensive, and FU...
marshmallow playdough is an easy and fun activity for kids
Edible Marshmallow Playdough
Squishy, stretchy & safe to taste — marshmallow playdough is a fun and fluffy sensory activity that’s perfect for little hands! If you’re looking for a taste-safe non-toxic alternative to commercial slimes and playdough, this homemade marshmallow playdough is a must-try! It’s a great summer DIY craft for preschool and elementary-age kids!
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Free Butterfly Unit Study For Kids and Fun Sponge Stamping
Free Butterfly Unit Study For Kids and Fun Sponge Stamping. I have a fun hands-on butterfly unit study for kids. Also, look at my page Best Homeschool Unit Studies for more homeschool unit studies. Also, I have a bit of everything you need to keep on theme with math, science, and language arts for younger learners. And I have put in a few so we can include older siblings as well. Since butterflies are found on every continent except Antarctica there are always some fluttering around.