20 of the Best Gifts for Preschoolers

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Gifts for preschoolers are so fun to shop for, but there is so much to choose from and no one wants to give something that will end up in the bottom of the toy box.  Kids Activity Blog has gathered twenty of the very best gift ideas that are sure to be favorites for years. 20 of the […]




Monster Coloring Pages

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These free printable monster coloring pages are kooky, spooky, and fun!  My son loves monsters so I created these coloring printables with him in mind.  Monsters are extra fun to color because they can be any color of the rainbow.  Print them out and let the creative coloring begin! 3 Cool Monster Coloring Pages This […]




5 Little Ghosts No-Sew Finger Puppets

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Get into the Halloween spirit with these adorable no-sew finger puppets.  Your little ones will love creating and playing with these sweet and spooky little ghosts.  This simple craft is perfect for fingerplay, I’ve even included a few fun rhymes!  With both preschoolers (who will love playing with these) and younger children (who might prefer […]




Mess-Free Road Trip Activities for Preschoolers

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For me, mess-free road trip activities are a must!  Long car rides with preschoolers are stressful enough without worrying about scraping stickers off the windows or scrubbing melted crayon off the back seat.  But you’ve got to keep them occupied right?  Kids Activities Blog has got you covered with the very best mess-free road trip activities […]




Bunny Thank You Notes {Free Printable!}

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Today, we are featuring the cutest little thank you notes printable from the Little Bunny series. It’s so important to teach kids the value of a thank you note at a young age, and these free kids printables make it an easy lesson! They even have their very own printable envelopes! ADORABLE! Little Bunny Activity Printables: […]




4 Seasons Seek and Finds {Free Printable!}

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Today, we are featuring four super cute free kids printable seek and finds from the Little Bunny series! These are perfect for learning the seasons and challenging young minds.   Little Bunny Activity Printable: 4 seek and finds perfect for teaching the seasons. Children will enjoy finding the hidden pictures while coloring in the pictures. Pages for Kids: Perfect […]




3 Back to School Printables for Kids

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Today, we have back to school printables from the Little Bunny series! Before you know it, summer will be over and we will be back in school!  These super cute free kids printables are perfect for getting ready at home or even for the first day.  Each printable is a fun seek and find.  But, kids can enjoy using these as […]




{3 in 1} Free Kids Printables

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Today, we have more Free Kids Printables from the Little Bunny series. Matching games for kids are not only fun, but also a great way to sneak in some learning.  These free kids printables can be used as coloring sheets, a matching game, or a little book of opposites. Kids will learn as they play! Little Bunny Free Kids Printables: […]




Free Kids Craft Printables

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Today, we have free kids craft printables from the Little Bunny series! Around our house, my kids love to cut, color, and play. These free kids printables are perfect for them.  I just love the little finger puppets. I could play with them all day! Little Bunny Free Kids Craft Printables: Each craft is different and each is […]




Days of The Week Mural {Free Kids Printable!}

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Today, we have free printable days of the week mural from the Little Bunny series! This is way cool because each free kids printables is a different coloring sheet for the days of the week and that all fits together to make a mural! Little Bunny Activity Days of the Week Mural: Create a mural with a classroom of […]




Fizzing Sidewalk Paint

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Originally published in Early spring, 2011, this is by far one of our kids most favorite play recipes. Sidewalk chalk is fun, painting is fun, making things fizz is also fun! Let’s do all three! This is a really simple recipe to create sidewalk chalk “paint” out of food coloring, baking soda and cornstarch.  We […]




Sock Mopping: Exercise and Clean at the Same Time

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In my house, cleaning the dining room is a fun family affair.  One of our favorite ways to clean the floors is sock mopping! Maybe your kids will enjoy helping you sock mop your floors!  If you are looking for other ideas to involve your children in household chores, check out How To Get Kids To […]




{Shape Garden} Kids Free Activity Printables

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Today, we’re excited to be sharing free activity printables from the Litte Bunny series. This time, we’ve got a printable board game for you!  We’ve already shared our fun math printable, but this game is perfect for learning shapes.   Whether kids do this game on their own or with a friend, they are going to love the beautiful result. […]




Rainbow Cupcakes

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My daughter just turned four! Her birthday request was for rainbow cupcakes. I was imagining rainbow icing till she explained she wanted the entire cupcake to be a rainbow. How on earth would I make that? Then I remembered the blog post I read from Shannon, at Milk and Cuddles, there was hope! We could make […]




{Clean-Up Time} Free Kids Printables

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Today, we are featuring 2 fun free kids printables from the Little Bunny series. Make clean-up time fun with these adorable free kids printables.  The first printable is a seek and find while the second is a matching game!  After finishing these free kids printables, kids can talk about where to put away belongings in […]




How to Make Paper Plate Masks

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Paper plate crafts are so much fun! We’ve made paper plate roses and other paper plate crafts with kids.  But this time, we were inspired by imagination.  Since my three-year-old pretends to be a fairy or a superhero almost every day, we crafted these quick and easy paper plate masks to help look the part! I love paper plate […]




Kinetic Sight Word Activity… With a Beach Ball

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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 […]




8 Sensory Bins Perfect for Preschoolers

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Sensory bins are a lot of fun.  They’re also wonderful tools to develop the senses and explore our fine motor skills.  Here are some really great sensory bins that are perfect for your preschool aged child.  Learning through play is the best! These amazing bins come from our best blog feature, Crayon Freckles, we introduced you to […]




Paper Mache for Preschoolers

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Do you remember doing paper mache when you were little? I remember making paper mache balls from balloons, covering them in layers of newspaper, waiting for them to dry before popping the balloon inside. My sisters and I used to make different kinds of masks and create elaborate drama productions for our parents. We loved […]




Homeschooling Preschool with Games

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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 […]




40+ Activities for Two Year Olds

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Our two year old kids *love* to BE BUSY with all sorts of activities.  We have a two year old boy and girl and they are constantly “doing” and creating.  I am sure they are not alone in the seemingly boundless energy.  Below are some of the games that they enjoy. Activities for Two Year […]




Fourth of July Crafts for Kids Using Popsicle Sticks

Fourth of July Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids

These Fourth of July crafts for kids will keep little fingers busy in the celebration of the birth of America.  Each of these kids crafts uses craft or  popsicle stick for patriotic projects.  Kids Activities Blog loves these classic popsicle stick crafts for kids. Fourth of July Crafts for Kids The Fourth of July is a holiday that gives […]




Craft for Kids: 4th of July Fireworks

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While we enjoy a lot 4th of July traditions and events, one of our favorite parts of the 4th of July is the fireworks. The explosions of color in the air are amazing to watch.  JDaniel and I sat down and created our own displays of fireworks using chalk and small red bows that we […]




Reading Game: Letter Case Matching Game {Early Reading Activities}

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This reading game for preschoolers is so colorful and cute!  They will learn letter case (upper and lower) through a simple matching game.  This is a wonderful addition to the many great early reading activities you will find here on Kids Activities Blog. Reading Game It has been said that at the end of every […]




How To Make an Easter Bunny {Easter Craft}

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Here’s a simple idea for how to make an Easter bunny.  It’s amazing what a cute Easter craft can be made from a paper plate!  Kids Activities Blog hopes you enjoy this simple Easter bunny craft. How To Make An Easter Bunny It is always amazing to me that simple everyday objects can be transformed […]




12 Preschool Activities to Keep Little Hands Busy

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Today we are featuring a dozen preschool activities that will get little hands INVOLVED.  These activities for preschoolers will spark curiosity and maintain little attention spans! Kids Activities Blog is so excited to have featured Teach Preschool earlier today as a best blog pick.  Now we are highlighting some of our favorite preschool activities from […]




Literacy Activity: Learning Pronouns

Great literacy activity for preschool kids for learning pronouns!

A literacy activity can solidify a child’s understanding of a concept while they are having fun.  Learning pronouns is a perfect example of a time to bring in a fun activity like this.  Kids Activities Blog believes in making learning fun, for the child and the parent! Literacy Activity With four males and only two […]




Fun in the Tub with Bathtub Paint

Kids love to painting.  Moms don’t love to clean up the mess.  What if you could combine painting with cleaning the bathtub? The answer is bath tub paint! You can make it thick and use it as finger paint, or you can dilute it and use it with paintbrushes.  This “paint” is washable, does not […]




Trail Mix Recipe: Fall Menu Item {Kids Can Cook}

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Trail mix is one of those snack foods that can be made for any occasion. Does your family have a favorite trail mix recipe? Kids Activities Blog loves projects like this to let kids get creative and to build their independence. We hope you get some new ideas with this home made trail mix and […]




12 {Active} Things for Kids to Do

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Every parent has those moments when they need some things for kids to do because they are acting crazy.  We all have wondered at some point, what to do with kids!  Kids Activities Blog is pro-play.  It often is good to get kids out of a crazy mood…by encouraging positive crazy activities! Do you have […]