12 Activity Bag Book Ideas for Kids

activity bag book

Activity Bags for kids! We first made them for Christmas a couple of years ago – instead of the traditional advent, we grabbed a stack of bags and filled them with a fun family activity that we could do together as we looked forward to the holiday season. Then I saw this portable Activity Kit , from […]

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Crafty Garden Critters to make with the Kids

crafty garden creature

This crafty garden critter to make with your kids should be on everyone’s “to do” list this summer. All you need is a matchbox, some felt and whatever odds and ends you have on hand for the little fella’s features. And if you like spending creative time with your kids you might like to try […]

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Sewing book for kids: Sew Together Grow Together

sew together grow together

Have you been looking for a sewing book for kids with fun and creative projects?  Not sure where to begin? Well then, take a look at Sew Together Grow Together which features 20 easy to make sewing projects developed and road-tested over two decades in classes and workshops with children aged between five and twelve. […]

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How To Make Erupting Soap

Ivory Soap Eruption

How to make Erupting Ivory Soap: If you think baking soda and vinegar eruptions are cool then you’re going to love what happens to a bar of ivory soap when you put it in the microwave!   What you need: A bar of Ivory soap (no substitutions allowed) A microwave safe plate A microwave Yep, that’s it! […]

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Multiplication – that you can touch, taste and feel!

multiplication activity using jelly beans

On Friday’s the kids and I like Math Activities that make the subject alive. We like to incorporate Math into something tangible that we can see, touch, move and manipulate. Previous weeks we have skip counted with circles, made abacuses, and ate our fractions. This week the kids were even more excited!  They got to […]

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Learn About the Heart {Simple Anatomy Craft}

learn about the heart

Simple science experiments are the best!  Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and it is the perfect time to learn about the heart & our circulatory system. The heart, the symbol so beautifully displayed throughout Valentine’s Day – our cardiac muscle – is vital to our survival! My son loves everything scientific, and these days he […]

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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 […]

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Homeschooling Preschool with Games

color game for kids

Our two year olds have recently become obsessed with labeling everything. They want to know “it’s” name, “it’s” color and be told over and over again a fact about whatever “it’s” is. When they are done with their questions, I can hear them muttering my answers back to themselves. Kneebouncers (our sponsor) is a collection of […]

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Learn about Animal Camouflage on a Frog Scavenger Hunt {Free Printable}

Learning about Animal Camouflage from Kids Activities Blog

Animal camouflage is nature’s way to protect and hide creatures from their predators.  Kids love a good scavenger hunt so I created a camouflage frog hunt to help my daughter understand how an animal’s coloring can help him hide in his surroundings and therefore stay safe. Animal Camouflage To create this activity, I used a little […]

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The Science of Fire

Science of Fire

While talking about fire safety with my children the other day, we got into a discussion about the science of fire.  My kids wanted to know just how does fire burn?  Here is a demonstration of what we learned. Science of Fire Fire is mystical to children.  Therefore it is critical that children learn the […]

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Math Game for Learning Numbers

learning numbers card game

Using a math game can make learning numbers fun for young children. Check out this fun way to help your child with their early math skills. Math Game This math game helps children work towards: Naming and identifying numerals. These skills are required so that we can record our maths. Using the correct corresponding numeral […]

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Preschool Math: Learning With Dominoes

Preschool Math - Learning with Dominos

Preschool math activities are exploring the world paying attention to numbers. Kids Activities Blog is completely head-over-heels when these things can be done with stuff you already have at home. We just feel like life is too short to have to make another trip to the store. Digging around in a forgotten cupboard drawer, I […]

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5 Kids Activities on the Farm

5 Kids Activities on the Farm

Farm activities for kids are fun!  If you’re looking for a few new outdoor activities to experience with your kids, maybe try visiting a farm. Here are some great ideas from our best blog feature today, The Freckled Homeschooler, who raises her little ones on a farm. 5 Kids Activities on the Farm 1.  Grow […]

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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 […]

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How To Make A Compass

how to make a compass

My son loves making cool gadgets.  For his latest creation, he learned how to make his own compass. The supplies are simple: plastic lid or shallow bowl needle or straight pin a bar magnet a slice of cork/styrofoam or the top of a plastic milk jug some water Step 1 I helped by using a […]

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LEGO Math: Skip Counting {Fun LEGO Activity}

LEGO Math: Skip Counting {Fun LEGO Activity for Kids}

LEGO math makes learning to count fun.  This skip counting activity uses LEGOs for hands-on learning.  We at Kids Activities Blog love to build with LEGOs so we are excited to share this great math LEGO activity with you. LEGO Math When children are first learning to count, they start with 1 2 3. As […]

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LEGO Game: {Play Dough} LEGO Puzzle for Kids

LEGO Game for Kids: Play Dough LEGO Puzzle

A LEGO game is cool to kids. But top it off with a little play dough and you’ll be Super Mom to your kiddo.  Kids Activities Blog loves this easy LEGO puzzle idea because it sneaks a little learning into play time. LEGO Game When my son saw that I had created a game combining […]

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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. […]

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Static Electricity: Gravity Defying Snake {Kid Science}

Static electricity: Kids will love to make this gravity defying snake!

Have you tried to explain what static electricity is to your child?  You can demonstrate the concept to them as you make static electricity with this gravity defying snake! Kids Activities Blog hopes your child will enjoy playing snake charmer for a day with this fun kid science experiment. Static Electricity Activities which demonstrate static […]

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Teaching Number Concepts {Fun Bowling Game}

Teaching Number Concepts, Bowling Game

Becky Spence is a homeschooling mama to four little blessings. She is passionate about teaching, specifically literacy. She is the author of This Reading Mama, where she shares reading and writing activities as well as free literacy curricula and printables.

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Starting to Read: It’s Playtime Fun with Phonics

starting to read

One of our kids learned to read fairly easily, and our other child has struggled.  I was so thankful to find these activities linked up in our weekly It’s Playtime, our Kids Meme that runs every Wednesday afternoon.  They have been a huge help with making Phonics fun for kids! How to Read: Word family […]

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Favorite Game: {Make Your Own} File Folder Game

Make Your Own File Folder Game for Kids

What is your favorite game to play with your child?  Have you thought about trying to make your own game based on holiday theme or simply something your child is really interested in?  Here is a great explanation on how to make a file folder game that your child will love.  We at Kids Activities Blog […]

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Sink and Float: Physics Project {Water Experiment}


Hands-on science experiments that teach kids about how things sink and float can be simple, use supplies pretty much every parent has, and are easy for kids to do without much supervision.  This is the perfect physics project for kids: How to Make a Hydrofoil, by Megan the author of Coffee Cups and Crayons.  Thanks for guest […]

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Math for Kids: What is Symmetry?

Playing cards are a fun way to teach math for kids!

Today we offer an exciting way to teach math for kids – grab a deck of cards!  If your child has ever wanted to know, “What is Symmetry?” then we have some cool math activities for you.  But please don’t blame Kids Activities Blog if you end up playing 52 card pickup too. Math for Kids […]

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{Best Blog} Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Enchanted Homeschooling Mom.  We are featuring an interview with Jill today and rounding up some of our favorite Enchanted Homeschooling Mom posts tomorrow.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want […]

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{Hands On} Kid Science: Water Absorption Experiment

hands on

Young children benefit greatly from hands on learning.  This water absorption project is not only hands on but it is also a great water experiment – and kids love water!  The next time you have to clean up a spill and you know which material will do the best job, you can thank your friends here […]

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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: […]

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Fun Math Games for November

fun math games for november

Make learning math exciting for kids with fun math games like these.  Incorporate a theme with leaves in fall colors for creative seasonal November games.  Kids Activities Blog loves imaginative ideas for teaching math for kids. Fun Math Games We are all about leaves in our house right now, especially jumping in great big piles […]

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Fine Motor Skills Activity

fine motor skills activity

A fine motor skills activity can help young children develop and strengthen their hand, wrist, and finger muscles.  Early learning skills such as writing and dressing oneself are dependent on these muscles.  Kids Activities Blog offers many great ideas for your child to have fun while building those important fine motor skills. Fine Motor Skills […]

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Preschool Halloween Activities

preschool halloween activities

There are lots of preschool Halloween activities that are fun and not so scary.  Here are just a few Halloween activities that your little one will enjoy.  Kids Activities Blog is bursting with great Halloween fun. Preschool Halloween Activities I stumbled upon this great book, “It’s Pumpkin Time” by Zoe Hall. It is a beautifully […]

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