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Need a quick and easy Earth Day activity?
You’ve come to the right place.
Truth is, I was trying to get a multitude of ideas your way, but they had me all thinking. - Are these Earth Day ideas actually taking care of the Earth? Or are they cute ideas that use toxic chemicals that pollute the Earth? I am not anti paints. But on Earth Day, that just didn’t feel like the right choice.
Allow me to simplify things.
Hooray! It is officially spring. Smell ya later, winter.
I don’t know about you, but I am certainly ready to get outside again to see the sunshine. We’ve had a lot of rain here and that has kept everyone inside a lot more than we’d like. On the bright side, I can see signs of spring everywhere so warm weather must be getting close.
With that, I created this roundup to give us all some more spring in our step as we go from puffy coats to zip ups!
This spring activity roundup is organized into five main categories. Find a category that best fits your style and get ready for some fun.
How do you teach a toddler how to pour a glass of milk?
How will your preschooler begin to understand capacity?
With simple sensory setups that encourage pouring and scooping, of course!
There are so many hidden foundational skills to learning in sensory play that we may not always think about. For starters, think about how the weight of a container changes as it is filled, or how mixing red and blue liquids to become a new color.
Get ready for some super fun Halloween sensory play!
We all know that kids and water are like beans and rice. They just go together!
We also know that change and variation are great for the mind. I have always loved a change of seasons. It keeps things fresh and exciting and I am sure this is how kids feel as well with learning.
Change up your water play by adding these fun plastic eyeballs for Eyeball Soup!
Ready to power up your outdoor play area?
This does not mean you have an enormous fenced in backyard with 3 swings, monkey bars, and a slide.
What this means is that you have 5-10 items you store in a container to keep on the fly for pouring, mixing, and transporting. These items can be used on the back porch, or driveway. It is an "anything goes" type of bin which is incredible for child development.
Does your child like potions? We've got the tools for that too.
Come step inside our Outdoor Area Supply Bucket! You will be geared up till the first snowfall!
Imaginary play for kids. A fun way to inspire creativity and play.
Run and Sort. An outdoor color sorting game that will get your child moving this summer!
I’ve listed 7 critical skills that are happening here! Can you name any more for this sensory activity for kids?
Ever wonder how to entertain your preschoolers over summer vacation? Your preschoolers will love this alphabet activity they can do outside!