My daughter loves playing with any modeling compound. Play dough is her most favorite. The only problem I’ve had is we can never save the little figurines the hands craft. So I turned to Modelling Clay. Modelling Clay holds its shape very well and it is soft and pliable and it was the perfect choice to create and cherish the memories of the first crafting days.…[continue]
Engaging in sensory activities has always been my kids’ favorite and I’m sure they are your kids’ favorite too. What’s not to like? Manipulating the sensory base which could be anything from rice, beans to even shaving cream can be a wonderful experience which stimulates multiple senses.
My preschooler has been having fun with various sensory bins turned small world set ups of various animal habitats.…[continue]
We love upcycle and recycled crafts. Using old items in a new and interesting way is a great way to engage in a fun, frugal and green living. So when a new dishwasher came in even before I could check for scuffs, the kids bolted out with the huge box. They had some serious gross motor fun ( read swan dives, rolling, crawling) At the end of the day the excitement of the new box has worn down and they were playing stores, restaurants and what not with it..I also found them painting inside the box..…[continue]
Welcome to the third week of Quick Play Ideas. You can read about the previous weeks here and here. To reiterate “Quick Play Ideas” is about simple kids activity that can be set up in minutes notice. In fact I’m a little hesitant to even use the word “set-up” because there isn’t much involved and even if there is older kids can go about making their own setup..…[continue]
Fun and fabulous kids games around the world and across families.
Today’s post is a collection of wonderful play ideas from a group of amazing bloggers who write about raising multi cultural kids. Almost all of them have one commendable goal – to raise world citizens. These parents are doing an amazing job teaching their kids to respect differences at the same inculcating curiosity in learning about the said differences.…[continue]
An exciting science experiment for kids that also teaches primary and secondary colors.
Science should be ideally fun at all ages. Unfortunately somewhere along the way of growing up, school, exams, pop quizzes and projects it loses its charms and begins to get daunting. Ha! Let the kids have fun with science when they can. What better way to have fun than some good old hands – on experiment with baking soda and vinegar.…[continue]