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Indoor & Outdoor Play for Little Monkeys

Indoor & Outdoor Play for Little Monkeys

Keep kids entertained in colder weather with an indoor kids activity! Kids can burn off energy with a portable Lil’ Monkey jungle gym, explore their creativity with arts and crafts, or enjoy imaginative playtime.

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

It’s easy to encourage kids to enjoy art by regularly planning kid-friendly creative projects. Make a beautiful butterfly sun catcher, mix play dough to create new colors, and let your kids design their own seasonal art projects!

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

DIY slime seems to be fairly popular for kid’s sensory activities. What’s not to love? It’s squishy and colorful, and you can mix it up using ingredients you have at home and watch the magical chemistry transformation take place. We’ve made our share of glitter slime combinations. Here are some fun glitter slime recipes to inspire your kids’ next science project.
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Creative Outdoor Kids Activities

Creative Outdoor Kids Activities

These simple kids activities are creative and engaging for a variety of ages. Make DIY sidewalk chalk paint, go on a nature scavenger hunt, have a backyard snack picnic, and more!

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Pom poms are a fun, basic toy for kids to play and learn with. No matter what age your child is, pom poms can be used for many fun interactive and educational activities!

Liquid Sensory Glitter Slime (No Borax)

Liquid Sensory Glitter Slime (No Borax)

Easily make this fun no borax liquid slime as a fun afternoon activity for kids! You can make slime in all colors and themes; black space slime, shimmery purple mermaid slime and green jungle slime! Kids will have a blast with this hands-on chemistry experiment.
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Interactive Kids Yard Activities

Interactive Kids Yard Activities

Kids can have fun outside in so many ways! Even if your yard is small, you can find ways to do many interactive activities. Make a sprinkler obstacle course, have a backyard movie night, make pine cone bird feeders and more!

DIY Sugar Sand Kids’ Activity

DIY Sugar Sand Kids’ Activity

Homemade sugar sand is a fun sensory activity to do with your kids. Easily make your own sugar sand in any color or fragrance, using basic ingredients you have in the kitchen!

Fun Spring Activities for Kids

Fun Spring Activities for Kids

As soon as it starts getting warm outside, my kids want to go out and play. Keep kids entertained this spring and summer with a few simple interactive activities, nature scavenger hunts, and imaginative play with sensory activities! Of course, one highlight of the changing seasons is the adorable kids’ fashion that moms can get out and pack the past season’s clothes away!

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Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Looking for something to do with kids in Spokane, Washington? Visit the Spokane Children’s Museum, city parks splash pads and fun attractions such as the city carousel and family-friendly Manitou Park filled with seasonal flowers.

Homemade Salt Playdough for Kids

Homemade Salt Playdough for Kids

Homemade salt playdough is super easy to make and lots of fun to play with. You can jazz up basic playdough with fragrance, glitter, and even tiny beads for extra fun sensory sculpting.

6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

Summer with kids can be super fun, unless your kids are super bored; then summer days can feel like they last forever! I have 3 kids of my own ranging from ages 4 down to 6 months. I’m pretty limited when it comes to getting out of the house, so we have to think up things we can do in between nap times and mealtimes. Here are some fun preschool activities for keeping kids busy during the summer.

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