Tag Archive: play

24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts

preschool fall craftsWe love these 24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts and we think your kids will too! We’re big into kids fall crafts and love creating with our little ones. So grab your crafting supplies (and maybe some natural elements too) and lets get started! Also check out these 180 Gorgeous Fall Crafts you can make with your…

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The Best Playdough Recipe

best playdough recipePlay dough is the perfect rainy day activity, and we love making it in our kitchen.  When you make your own playdough with the best playdough recipe ever, you get way more dough  for your money than when you go out and buy it. Plus, this homemade playdough is so much softer and easier to…

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24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts

preschool fall craftsWe love these 24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts and we think your kids will too! We’re big into kids fall crafts and love creating with our little ones. So grab your crafting supplies (and maybe some natural elements too) and lets get started! Also check out these 180 Gorgeous Fall Crafts you can make with your…

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Top 20 Super Simple Dress Up Ideas

dress up ideasOur Top 20 Super Simple Dress Up Ideas are great for kids who love to dress up! Wearing the right clothes, whether it’s a crown, swirling ballet skirt or builders hard hat, seems to complete their pretend play. The secret to the very best dress up costumes lies in the child’s imagination. If they feel the…

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Top 20 Super Simple Dress Up Ideas

dress up ideasOur Top 20 Super Simple Dress Up Ideas are great for kids who love to dress up! Wearing the right clothes, whether it’s a crown, swirling ballet skirt or builders hard hat, seems to complete their pretend play. The secret to the very best dress up costumes lies in the child’s imagination. If they feel the…

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15 Creative Play Ideas for Kids {and Moms!}

creative play ideas for kids moms fiCreative Play is really important. We know it is important for kids, but have you thought about how important it is for moms as well? Kids shouldn’t have ALL the fun! Today we’ve compiled some of the best 15 Creative Play Ideas for Kids and Moms! Does your family ever eat out? Here’s 20+ Creative…

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Indoor Fort for Kids

indoor-fortA great indoor fort can be the best. Whether you’re stuck inside during the winter or you need something to entertain the kids for the afternoon, an indoor fort can be a lifesaver.  That’s why we came up with this holiday fort that is perfect way to play inside.  Need some time to wrap gifts?  The…

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How to Make Foaming Bubbles: Great fun for kids of all ages!

How to Make Foaming BubblesDoes your preschooler love foamy bubbles? We are so excited to share this easy recipe for How to Make Foaming Bubbles – our pal Asia has a version that inspired our video on her site Fun at Home with Kids. So this all started in 2010, my kids and I went to the town square where…

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Container Fun! A Simple Baby Activity

simple baby activitiy featureThis simple baby activity can be put together with things you already have lying around the house!  With a five month at home I know how valuable easy baby activities can be.  You can only sing “Patty Cake” so many times!  This simple trick helps make the same old toys or teethers fun again!  All you need are…

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Things that Glow: Balloons with Glow Sticks

Glow Balloons Main Image KABI recently went to Wal-Mart to shop for party supplies.  One of the items I wanted was a bag of balloons.  I found the balloons but also discovered a fun new kind of balloon – LED balloons!  They have a little light in them that is activated when you pull out the tab.  Then you […]

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Play Ideas with Pool Noodles: Light Sabers

Pool Noodle Lightsabers-3Have some kids who are Jedis-in-training?  We have some Star Wars fanatics in our family.  All you need to re-make pool noodles into light sabers is silver duct tape, black tape and some energetic boys who are less likely to hurt themselves with the foam weapons. Homemade Toys – Pool Noodle Light Sabers Here’s what […]

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Making a Mess: Preschoolers Painting with Balls

Painting With Balls-1Do your kids enjoy making a mess?  I know that mine do!  And one of our favorite ways is Painting With Balls. We got a really fun book in the mail from Penguin books, Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes, by Keri Smith.  This is such a fun book filled with activities and ideas […]

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Goop Recipe: Make Your Own Silly Putty

Main image Silly Putty GlopThis is a great way to explore textures – have the kids find textures to imprint and watch them disappear, or to bounce and watch the balls melt.  Silly putty (aka goop) is great fun!  I love to make goop in place of playdough as both are moldable but, goop does not leave a residue […]

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Stay Cool with These Ice Activities for Kids

Stay Cool with These Ice Activities for KidsIce activities are a necessary outdoor play ingredient in Texas summers where temps haven’t dipped below 100 this week. Solid frozen water is my preschooler’s friend.  They can drop cubes, watch ice melt on their chalk drawings, chomp on cubes, throw them down their shirts. Pretend cook, stirring icy slivers.  Here are some of our […]

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What to do with kids? {We have 32 fun answers!}

what to do with kidsWhat to do with kids?  Is that a question that every parent, caregiver and teacher has asked themselves at one time! In answering the question what to do with kids, Kids Activities Blog went searching for some of our favorite and unique kids activities.  We thought they should be fun, easy to do, not require […]

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20 Easy Toddler Water Play Ideas

20 water play ideas toddlerI am always looking for easy toddler water play ideas for our kids.  Water play is a fun way to experiment with science, cool down in the summer heat and just have fun. Easy Toddler Water Play Ideas: Let them splash in puddles!   There is something so simple and wonderful about doing this. Let them […]

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