Free Kids Easter Egg Doodle Coloring Pages

free printable download easter egg idioms

Easter is just around the corner, and we have the cutest Easter Egg Doodle Coloring Pages for you to download. These more complex designs will appeal to your older elementary school aged kids, and artistically inclined kids. (Or to you, because we all need to stop and do a little coloring every now and then!) […]

Monster Apple Faces

Birthday party snack idea

Have candy?  Peanut butter?  Some apples?  Random candy?? Have we got the snack activity for you! Super silly, absolutely tasty, Monster Apple Faces. During the kids birthday party we had a candy buffet for the kids to decorate their own cupcakes – it was a huge hit!   But really, we should have just skipped the […]

15 Creative Indoor Water Play Ideas

15 Creative Indoor Water Play Ideas

You don’t have to wait for summer to enjoy water play.  We’re showing you how to splash around inside!  Grab a few towels and get ready for your kids eyes to light up when you tell them they get to play with water somewhere besides the bathtub.  These awesome water play activities are inspired by […]

Kinetic Sight Word Activity… With a Beach Ball

Sight Word Activity for Kids - Kids Activities Blog

Have I told you about our Fridays? We are homeschooling our oldest two kiddos and Fridays are our fun learning day! We count with legos, we have “PE at the park”, and we play sight word ball. Even our two and one year old kiddos join in the fun! Fun Sight Word Activity This is […]

Halloween Math Games

Halloween Math Games for Kids

I’ll go for just about any excuse to ditch the regular Math plans and have fun with something like Halloween Math Games!  Here are a few Halloween math activities we’ve played. We love featuring ideas like this on Kids Activities Blog because it makes learning fun! Halloween Math Games Hershey Kiss Memory Those white garage […]

{Best Blog} Laughing Kids Learn

Best Blog

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Laughing Kids Learn. We are featuring an interview with Kate today and rounding up some of our favorite Laughing Kids Learn posts this afternoon.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want to miss! Best […]

{Best Blog} Little Moments

featured kid blogger

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Little Moments. We are featuring an interview with Heather today and rounding up some of our favorite Little Moments posts this afternoon.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want to miss! Best Blog […]

{Best Blog} Mama Smiles

featured kid blogger

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Mama Smiles. We are featuring an interview with Mary Anne today and rounding up some of our favorite Mama Smiles posts this afternoon.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want to miss! Best […]

{Best Blog} Housing A Forest

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Housing A Forest. We are featuring an interview with Tammy today and rounding up some of our favorite Housing A Forest posts this afternoon.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want to miss! […]

July Fourth Traditions

Fourth of July Traditions

We celebrate the fourth on the third, its the second year for this fun family tradition! I’d love to hear about your family’s July 4th or American Independence Day celebrations! We just finished enjoying these on our back porch! Here are several of the other things we do to make this weekend special: Want more […]

Recess Games: DIY Twister with Chalk

Recess Game twister

What were your favorite memories of recess?  Mine were playing four square and twister.  I loved rainy days as that’s when my teacher would pull-out a twister mat and a spinner card and we would see which of us were fast enough to contort ourselves onto the correct colors.  Recess was the highlight of my […]

Summer Time Bucket List: 50 Activities for the Kids

summer bucket list

I love our weekly It’s Playtime Link-up! Each week you have hundreds of activity ideas and suggestions for us! Thank you for being an inspiration to us each and every week. Below are just a few of the activities that have been linked up this past year. These activities are on our Summer Bucket List […]

Create Your Summer Time Bucket List!

summer bucket list

Summer Time WOO-HOO!!  Three whole months of summer ahead of you!  Whose excited to try some new & cool stuff this season?? Well, if you are anything like me, I have TONS of fun ideas pinned to my Pinterest boards, a huge lists of local things we want to check out, and only a few […]

10 Ideas to Ignite Pretend Play

10 Ideas to Ignite Pretend Play

Pretend play sparks our kids imaginations.  With the power of pretend they can be anything they want to be!  Encourage your children to use their imaginations and play pretend with them. Here are some activities for pretend play with your child from the posts linked up here on our It’s Playtime! meme.   10 Ideas […]

Make a LEGO Game: Build a LEGO Tic Tac Toe Board

Make a LEGO Game: Tic Tac Toe for Kids

You can make a LEGO game.  It’s easier than you think with this simple Tic Tac Toe board made completely from LEGOS.  We at Kids Activities Blog hope you enjoy playing this fun DIY LEGO game with your kids Make a LEGO Game We are definitely a Lego loving family. Lego is on permanent rotation […]

The Greek Labyrinth: How to Make a Labyrinth {LEGO Activities}

The Greek Labyrinth for Kids: How to make a labyrinth {LEGO Activities}

The Greek Labyrinth is a fascinating story of mythology for kids.  Here are some steps to help your kids learn how to make a labyrinth in which to play out the myth.  Kids Activities Blog loves LEGO activities like this that bring learning to life. The Greek Labyrinth We recently built a Labyrinth from Legos. […]

Human Body for Kids: Creative Play and Skeleton Craft

Human Body for Kids: Going to the Doctor and a Skeleton Craft

We have four great ideas for teaching kids about the human body.  They can use creative play and pretend to be going to the doctor or they can make a cute skeleton craft.  Kids Activities Blog knows that creative play and hands on crafts are great ways to reinforce learning for kids. I had the […]

10 Tips for Creative Family Fun

Family Fun

It’s important to have family fun.  Sometimes we get so bogged down in life we forget how important it is to let loose and have a little fun.  You want your kids to have memories from their childhood of silliness and creativity. Our Best Blog feature from this morning, Creative Family Fun, has great tips […]

Kids Painting Activity: How to Create Flower Art!

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Shaunna writes at Fantastic Fun and Learning about the hands-on activities and crafts she does with her 2 daughters and 2 little boys who join them for at home preschool. Shaunna
has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and she enjoyed teaching kindergarten and first grade for seven years. She can also be found sharing on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/FantasticFunAndLearning), Twitter (http://twitter.com/Shaunna_FFL) @Shaunna_FFL, Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/shaunnaevans/) and Google+ (http://plus.google.com/ b/114184359195382322220/114184359195382322220/posts).

10 April Fools Day Pranks for Kids

april fools pranks

Pranks for kids can be great fun with April Fool’s Day approaching.  “April Fools!” ,  we shout to one another after pulling a super fun prank on them.  For years, our family has enjoyed this silly holiday, trying to trick one another with harmless fun. There are a TON of great ideas floating around out […]

Indoor Fun: Make Animals {Playdough}

Kids love being creative as they make animals from playdough. Great kids activity!

Playdough is a favorite with most kids.  Here is a great project to keep kids entertained with playdough as they make animals.  Kids Activities Blog hopes your little one (and you) enjoy this indoor fun activity. Playdough Our preschool  lesson themes are based on books and topics that Bear {4 yrs} has chosen to make […]

Make a Puzzle: Reuse Holiday Cards

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Puzzles are super easy to make. Do you still have any valentines or old Christmas cards left at your house? We have a bunch leftover from our holiday season. My son loves his valentines and won’t let me dump them into the recycling bin yet, so we’ve decided to reuse them in a variety of […]

Travel Around the World {3 Times In One Day}

travel around the world

We aren’t traveling this season, but wish we were!  Here is an activity we created so that we could travel around the world – from the comfort of home. Recently we took a few trips around the world, three to be exact, all in one afternoon. It was pretty awesome. Travel Around the World ANIMALS: […]

(November Activities} How To Tell A Story

november activities

We have plenty of November activities to keep your child entertained.  Here is one great idea for teaching kids how to tell a story.  At Kids Activities Blog, we love activities that promote creativity and develop the art of story telling in young children. November Activities Storytelling is a wonderful activity for children, stretching their […]

Bat Craft Ideas for the Perfect Halloween Craft

bat craft

Halloween is almost here…and you haven’t helped your child make an eerie bat craft yet?  Don’t worry because we have the perfect Halloween craft for your kiddo.  In case you haven’t noticed lately, Kids Activities Blog is THE place for inexpensive, creatively cute, and rather easy to complete Halloween activities! Here are some of our […]

Button Activities: Color Matching and More

button activities

Kids love to play with colorful buttons so here are some great ideas for button activities.  Color Matching, Sorting, and Patterns can all be practiced with button play.  We like to share ideas like this on Kids Activities Blog to help you think of creative ways to use regular household items for kids activities. Button […]

{Halloween Game} Halloween Fun with a Mummy Game

halloween game make a mummy

Looking for a great Halloween game to play with your kids?  Check out this idea for some Halloween fun as a family with the Mummy Game.  We love family fun and silliness here at Kids Activities Blog! Ah… the lure of the toilet paper roll.  I don’t know about you, but I have followed my […]

Lego Costume

lego costume

Would your LEGO enthusiast love to wear a giant LEGO costume for Halloween this year?  Let us help you with this fun idea – just one of our many homemade Halloween costumes.  We at Kids Activities Blog just love costumes like this that are cheap and easy to make! LEGO Costume We try to make […]

Homemade Halloween Costumes

homemade Halloween costume

I love homemade Halloween costumes!  I love being crafty, and my kids love to play pretend, so a home made costume is just an extension of our personalities.   Thanks to everyone who submitted ideas to Kids Activities Blog and told us about your kids costumes.  These ideas are so great we just had to share […]

{Oh So Sweet} Sensory Bin for the Babies

activities for 1 year old

Activities for 1 year olds?  There are so many activities and games out there for toddlers and preschoolers, but having become a mom for the second time around, I am remembering what it was like to stare at my new baby and think, “Now what?” When our kids start to toddle, it seems easier to […]