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leaf ghosts
Halloween Crafts for Kids : Making leaf ghosts   Today we share nature based Halloween crafts for kids as our very first entry in the Paint and Play series alongside Growing a Jeweled Rose, Housing A Forest and Mess for Less. Paint and Play series will be featured every other week where we share a fun art activities for kids. In this...
leaves sculptures - math activities for kids f
Leaf Activities for Kids : Number recognition and leaf structures With the turn of seasons we created a few leaf activities for kids. As I always say, the kids and I enjoy themed learning. They are a great way to keep learning and exploring fresh for the kids. This time we tweaked our math activities and brought in a little fall...
nature play for kids with rocks
Nature play ideas with rocks A good hands on science, sensory and a fine motor activity for kids.Use rocks and driftwood with drawn on facial features and other human body parts to create a human body puzzle for kids. We used large leaves to serve as a face. With fall in the air, how can you not engage in some nature...
fall snsory jars
Fall activities: Fall Sensory Jars More fall activities underway when we wrap up our wonderful Fall Play Ideas series. Today is the last day and our theme is nature. If you are just joining us, you can catch up on our earlier posts here. Apple playdough recipe with real apples, edible, scented apple paint, glow in the dark window clings and...
With a nature lover ( who isn't?) in the house, I love every opportunity to instill the habit of loving and caring for plants. Gardening with kids doesn't have to be complicated. This season we have started with a very simple nature activity for the kids - build a simple terrarium in our old fish tank. Before moving on to a grander scale of gardening with kids, we...
blog me mom flower potions
We can't wait for the weather to warm up! The kids love to go on long nature walks and generally be outdoors picking flowers, rocks and generally explore outdoors. Spring activities are aplenty, especially for kids. Our favorite is to go on mini hikes bring back nature bits and get creative. This weekend had amazing weather and the girls were...