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DIY Board Games for Kids

June 26, 2015 in All Posts, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Craft, Play, Preschool, Preschool Craft, Sponsored Posts

Hooray for vacation and stay at home days! Well, except for those days when the weather is too hot or too cold to get outside and run off all the extra energy from being cooped up. Even though we rotate toys – I hide stuffed animals in the attic and store birthday and holiday gifts in […]

Thanksgiving Word Hunt Game

November 22, 2012 in All Posts, First Grade, Kindergarten, Preschool Literacy

Happy Thanksgiving! I have a little sanity saver for you while you’re busy juggling the turkey, pies, and crazy Aunt Jean. Download this free Thanksgiving Word Hunt printable I’ve shared over at Kids Activities Blog and get the older kids out of your hair for a while.  It’s a great alternative to plopping them in […]

{Play} Learning Math With Dominoes

August 3, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

I’ve been doing tons of spring cleaning – even though it’s almost fall (that’s how far behind I am on everything in life) – and came across a sweet set of dominoes. Come check out how we did some preschool math learning by playing with tiles from a favorite classic game over here at Quirky […]

Kids Co-op Playdate Linky #3

April 19, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! We finally got a break in the rain and we’ve been out enjoying the fabulous weather: Haven’t posted much this week since we’ve been going on adventure hikes, pretend fishing in creeks, digging dirt in the garden, playing with slugs and snails, and just plain old running around […]

{Play} Family Memory Game

December 22, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

I’m so excited to be sharing with you the activity for Day 23 of the Creative Christmas Countdown:  Play A Card Game!   One of Jane’s favorite games is the iPhone Toy Story 3 Memory App.  She’s already mastered the Easy Level and isn’t fazed at all by the Medium Level.  To break her away […]

{Play} Toddler Twister With Party Plates

May 17, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

Even though April showers are supposed to be over by now, we’re still getting our fair share of dreary, drizzly weather.  Not being able to play outside is a bit of a drag, but not if you drag out your paper or plastic party plates from the Rainy Day Construction Paper Octopus project or your Special […]