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Category Archives: Arts and crafts
My kindergartner wanted a book on math when we went to the library, so we checked out a few books from the Time Life Series “I LOVE MATH”. One of which was called Alice in Numberland. One of the stories … Continue reading
I found this awesome little educational life cycle craft at Kidzclub.com. There is one egg to animal cycle for frog, butterfly, and duck. Here’s the ones for the frog and the butterfly. I think the images are some of the … Continue reading
This week two of ABC and 123 Learning Cooperative’s Summer Prize Picnic. This week’s Table Talk is all about the ABC’s. Our “new” favorite activity is making secret pictures. I came across this idea from a teacher’s blog who did … Continue reading
I had found unfinished small boxes in the shape of a treasure chest at the craft store for about $1-$2. I thought they’d be perfect child sized treasure boxes and they’d be wonderful filled with colorful treasures. Since they were … Continue reading
My 7 year old first grader: Making asymmetrical patterns: Counting Money and doing the sums on paper: She not only did this with piggy bank money, but also some play money we have too. She’s doing very nicely with double … Continue reading
What could be more fun than shaving cream and food coloring?
We had gotten these texture plates from Wendy’s Restaurant a few years ago. They were smaller, color versions of the Crayon Rubbings texture plates from Chicken Socks. You can see what the patters look like below. Crayon cookies are excellent … Continue reading
I’d been looking for a portable crafter’s tool box that I could give the girls for Christmas and fill it with things we don’t normally use – like fabric markers, and fake gems, and decorative scissors and wikki stix. I … Continue reading
I just wanted to show a few things we’ve been doing for fun at home. Pattern blocks Patterns with fruit skewers And some creative art my 3 year old came up with all on her own. When her sisters were … Continue reading