One of the best ways to make family memories is to spend some good old fashioned time together. These 5 family day activities are great ways to connect with your kids and encourage some new family hobbies!
Category: Kids Activities
Need a creative kids’ project? Edible marshmallow play dough is simple to make at home. Mix in your favorite colors and add sprinkles to customize this sensory kids’ activity.
Feeling crafty? A creative project can be the perfect solution for decorating a bedroom, nursery or play room. We love designing homemade garlands and colorful paper wall art. A whimsical paper hot air balloon is fun to create and decorate. You can design your own paper hot air balloon using our free paper template!
Seasonal crafts are a fun way to get the kids involved in making some colorful decorations for your home. These stained glass tissue paper leaf sun catchers are cheerful and easy to make with card stock and strips of tissue paper.
Do you have a corner of your home that could use some colorful art? Painting with roses is a customizable technique which creates art that will turn out differently each time.
My kids love doing interactive outdoor activities. Regardless of season or weather, my kids enjoy running around the yard or going on a short family hike. Fresh air and exercise is important for kids to develop healthy habits and discover new interests. These interactive yard activities for kids are easy to pull out, set up or mix up.
We’ve been going through a lot of paint around here. Playing outside is fun for my girls, but not quite as exciting as a craft table full of paint. I love helping my girls to practice their creative skills. The ability to be creative can affect so many areas of life down the road; cooking, decorating, accomplishing DIY projects — even work ethic can be impacted by creativity. If my girls simply become accomplished DIY-ers I will be happy. This crafty painting project is fun and colorful! All you need is a paper bag or painting paper, several potatoes and craft paint!
If you have young kids then you know that kids like to stay super active. I’m excited to share a fun new Netflix show and a few glitter-inspired kids activities!
Happy spring! This last week was a busy one; we were getting ready for Easter and it was Spring Break. Here are some of the highlights from our week of creative spring-inspired kids’ projects.
My kids love color, glitter and playdough so we combined all three and made rainbow unicorn playdough! This easy salt dough recipe involves creating a range of playdough colors and mixing them all together. Of course a generous sprinkling of glitter is the finishing touch.
DIY sensory cloud dough is easy to make with two ingredients and super fun for kids play dough party favors! Kids can help choose the colors and pour in glitter to make sparkly sensory cloud dough!
In our house, preschool and kindergarten feel a lot more like structured play time than educational lessons. Sure, my 5-year-old does a few pages of her phonics and math workbooks and my 3-year-old traces her letters, but anyone who has kids knows their attention spans aren’t long. I try to mix up our school activities so learning is fun! Here are a few ways my kids learn through play.