Tag Archive: Preschool Activities

Easy Paper Plate Bat Craft

Easy Paper Plate Bat CraftThis Easy Paper Plate Bat Craft is perfect for children working on building fine-motor skills. It’s easy, frugal, and requires minimal craft supplies. This makes it an ideal craft for home, school, or daycare settings. Easy Paper Plate Bat Craft We made 3 of these bats, then hung them on my son’s door. He loves his new Halloween…

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Halloween Crafts: Recycled Bottle Cap Spiders

Halloween Bottle Cap SpidersKeep some plastic bottle caps out of the landfill by recycling them into this fun Halloween craft project — Recycled Bottle Cap Spiders! These can be used as spooky decorations for Halloween, or add some color for a cute project that kids will love. Bottle Cap Spiders Here’s what you need to make bottle cap…

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Salt Dough Pumpkin Handprint Keepsake

Make this salt dough pumpkin handprint keepsake with your little ones this fall and it will soon become a treasure you will enjoy decorating with for years to come! Some of my favorite holiday decorations are handprint crafts, so this year I decided to add a handprint pumpkin craft to our home this fall. And…

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LEGO Party Ideas

There are so many fun LEGO ideas for birthday parties. From making brick themed snacks to playing games with your favorite LEGO blocks, we’ve found the best LEGO party ideas online to share with you! LEGO Party Ideas Make LEGO friendship bracelets to give to party guests. Use tablecloths and paper plates to turn doors…

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15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes

15 Fantastic Fall Playdough RecipesThe kids are back to school, there’s a little crispness in the air, you can get a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks; it’s time to bust out the  fall playdough recipes! Here at Kids Activities blog we love a good sensory dough, so we gather up the very best fall inspired playdough recipes from around…

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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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Paper Plate Clowns

Personally, I find clowns a wee bit creepy, but my children love them. Oh, how clowns make them laugh! We recently had the treat of enjoying a local clown show at the library. Back at home, my kids acted out every skit, trick, and joke they saw from the show earlier that day. Needing some…

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Cereal Box Pumpkin

Cereal Box PumpkinIt’s time to raid the recycling bin to make a crafty Cereal Box Pumpkin! This fine-motor fall craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers because they get to paint, learn about shapes, twist pipe cleaners, glue, and cut! Cereal Box Pumpkin The thing I love most about this craft is how simple and inexpensive it…

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Paper Strip Spider Web Craft

Paper Strip Spider WebAre you looking for a friendly spider craft for Halloween? Look no further! This Paper Strip Spider Web Craft is fun for kids of all ages. It’s easy enough to make in a classroom or daycare setting and helps develop fine-motor skills. Paper Strip Spider Web Craft To make this creepy-cute craft you will need: Wooden…

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Butterfly Suncatcher Craft

I love how this  cheerful butterfly suncatcher craft brightens up my home’s windows. It’s fun and easy for kids of any age to make at home, school, or camp. Aren’t they lovely? Butterfly Suncatcher Craft The black painted craft stick contrasts perfectly with the vibrant rainbow colored tissue paper. Make several of these butterflies and…

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Apple Print Coasters

Apple Print CoastersMaking Apple Print Coasters is a fun craft to do with kids after visiting an apple farm. Kids will enjoy seeing the “star” on the inside of the apple, then stamping it onto a cork coaster to use as an ornament, gift, or coaster for home. This craft requires basic supplies and can be done…

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28 Of The Ultimate Halloween Games For Kids

28 ultimate halloween gamesThrow the ultimate thrill filled (non-spooky) party for and with your kids this October with these 28 awesome Halloween Games For Kids.   We’ve got you covered here on Kids Activities Blog when it comes to simple halloween games, activities, crafts and costume ideas this year = FUN. FUN. FUN! Fall House Give a cardboard…

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Cupcake Liner Cookie Monster

Nom, nom, nom! Do you have a toddler or preschooler who is crazy for Cookie Monster? If so, they will adore this cute and easy Cupcake Liner Cookie Monster craft. Cupcake Liner Cookie Monster This sweet craft is not only fun, but also develops fine-motor skills. Kids will get a kick out of making Cookie Monster from…

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Dinosaur Dig Sensory Bin

Sensory bins are such a fun way for children to explore and learn. If you have a budding paleontologist in the family, this dinosaur dig sensory bin is perfect! Kids can pretend to be a scientist as they uncover the pieces of this sensory bin, gently brushing away the dirt to uncover dinosaur and mammal bones. When I saw…

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Paper Plate Goldfish Craft

Perfect for preschoolers, this  Paper Plate Goldfish Craft reinforces basic shape recognition and fine-motor skills. It requires minimal supplies, making it ideal for large groups of children at home, school, or camp.   Paper Plate Goldfish Craft We made  this craft after reading the book  Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet  by Kelly DiPucchio. My children…

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35 Sensory Aids and Ideas to aid with SPD

Sensory perceptions can be hard to change or even to be aware if your child struggles with the way that their brain processes the information in the world around them. In the KAB team we have a Physical Therapist and a former school teacher… these are tips that we have used in our practices, homes…

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Cupcake Liner Elmo

It’s hard to believe that Elmo has been delighting children since the early 1970s! When my boys were little, they loved to watch “Melmo” while enjoying an afternoon snack. If you have a toddler or preschooler who loves Sesame Street, then this Cupcake Liner Elmo craft is for them! Cupcake Liner Elmo Craft Easy and fun,…

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Back-to-School Picture Frame

Back-to-School Picture FrameShow off your kid’s first day of school photo with this adorable back-to-school picture frame. We’ve partnered with Imperial Sugar to bring you this fun craft that your kids can help you create! We sharpened pencils to different lengths to go around the frame, and sealed them with a special homemade decoupage made with Imperial…

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Letter I Craft — I is for Iguana

We are continuing FUN WITH LETTERS series with a cute Iguana craft. It’s a super simple activity for your young learners. My kids enjoyed making a tale for Iguana the most. Supplies needed for letter I craft Green construction paper 2 googly eyes 1 green pipe cleaner Small peace of red pipe cleaner Glue Scissors…

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Fun First Day of School Traditions

back to school ideasCan you believe the first day of school is almost here?!   Let’s make some Fun First Day of School Traditions to start the school year!  Since school starts so soon, we’ve been thinking a lot about back to school traditions. Our older boys have always reluctantly participated in my first day of school picture taking,…

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How to Teach Your Preschooler To Read

Creating a Strong Foundation for ReadingHave you ever wondered how to teach your preschooler to read? Creating a strong foundation for reading in preschool years is vital for a child’s future success. Studies show that children need writing to help them learn to read, they need reading to help them learn to write, and they need oral language skills to help…

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Kids Bored in the Summer? Here are 15 Things To Do!

kids bored in summerWhat do you do when your kids are bored in the summer?   How can you keep them occupied?   It can be a struggle to beat boredom, but we have some ideas! First of all, remember that boredom is a good thing.  It gives our kids a chance to entertain themselves.  It lets them keep…

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Feed the Shark Sensory Bag

Feed the Shark Sensory Bag-1 copyWe are having so much fun with these Shark Week activities for kids! Today, we’re sharing how to make a Feed the Shark Sensory Bag. We love sensory bags for kids because they are a fun way to explore different senses. This one includes an activity that kids will enjoy — feeding fish to a…

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Shark Paper Plate Craft

Shark Craft for KidsIt’s Shark Week and we’re excited to share shark activities for kids all week long! This shark paper plate craft is perfect for kids big and little. They can customize the shark however they’d like, adding fun decorations to make their own unique creation. Shark Paper Plate Craft Here’s what you need to make our…

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Shark Activities and Crafts

We look forward to Shark Week every year, and the best way to celebrate is by making the coolest, funnest shark activities and crafts for kids. Whether you’re planning a Shark Week party or creating a shark learning unit, these shark recipes, printables, and crafts are just what you need! Shark Week Ideas for Kids…

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Kids Crafts: DIY Bird Feeder

We have the perfect craft project for kids to make this summer or fall – this DIY Bird Feeder could not be easier! It’s an activity they will love to make as well as watch the birds eating for hours! Add this to your summer bucket list of things to do! Even though my boys…

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Easy to Make Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask

Paper Plate Spider-Man MaskIn this post, learn how to make a simple and fun Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask for your child’s imaginative play. It’s perfect for young web slingers…especially preschool-aged web slingers! Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask Are you ready for the new Spider-Man movie coming out soon? My little superheroes love to pretend they are Spider-Man, and this…

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Ice Cream Coloring Pages {Free Kids Printable}

Ice Cream Coloring Pages Free PrintableWhile these ice cream coloring pages won’t cool you down on a hot day they will bring in some fun! Sharpen those coloring pens as we will be having some chilling fun with coloring pages! Ice Cream Coloring Pages I love, LOVE, ice cream! My favourites are cookie and raspberry (with chocolate) so I’d probably…

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Easy Paper Plate Minion Craft

Paper Plate Minion CraftAre you excited for the new Despicable Me 3 movie? I have to say…Despicable Me is one of my favorite kid movie series. It’s super clever and the minions are hilarious! To celebrate, we made a fun paper plate minion craft! It’s easy, colorful, and requires only basic craft supplies. Easy Paper Plate Minion Craft My 4-year-old…

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How to Make Craft Stick Fireworks Art

Craft Stick Fireworks ArtIndependence Day is just around the corner! Craft Stick Fireworks Art is the perfect 4th of July craft for kids. It’s easy, sparkly, and fun! Craft Sticks Fireworks Art Are you excited to watch the fireworks with your kids? There is nothing better than watching their eyes widen with wonder at the magnificent colors, shapes,…

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