Fun

Science and sensory experiments, kid-friendly activities, and DIY projects.

Easy Cup & Balloon Activities

Today’s activities are super fun for kids of all ages and only require a couple items that you probably have laying around the house.  The 3 activities that I’m going to show you are the following: Projectile Launcher Pompom Air Cannon Cup Drum Pompom Air Cannon This one is fairly easy. Instead of going step …

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Playdough & Putty Activities

Today’s activities focus around the fun things you can do with playdough, putty, and slime. The cool thing about these activites, is even if you currently don’t have them, they are easy to make at home, and it’s easy to find things around the house to manipulate the dough/putty with. Benefits Enhances fine motor skill …

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Covid-Quarantine Day 1

Today’s the first official day that Everett can’t attend school, and tomorrow is Finn’s. This weekend I decided to dig into my ginormous stash of activities and start prepping some cool things to keep the kids engaged. Don’t get me wrong, we will definitely be using way more screen time than we normally do, and …

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Super Simple Sensory Foam

If you’ve followed us for awhile, you know I’m always looking for fun ways to incorporate sensory play into our daily activities. A few months ago, I discovered Aquafaba. It’s been around for years; I certainly haven’t created anything new here, but it’s been an incredible eye opener! Aquafaba is made from the strained legume …

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Dinosaur Pictionary Game

Dinosaur Obsessed It’s no secret, my boys are dino obsessed! My house is full of roaring and stomping sounds on a daily basis, and I’ve stepped, (quite painfully), on more dinos than I’d like to admit.I’m always trying to find exciting and new activities for the boys and adventures to take them on that incorporate …

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Steam Train Dream Train & Activities

  “Through the darkness, clickety clack….coming closer down the track…hold your breath so you can hear huffing, chuffing drawing near” Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker is a favorite in this house. Actually, Sherri Duskey Rinker is one of our favorite authors. She has written books like the Good Night Good Night Construction …

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Milk Magic

This weeks Play Tray Sensory Activity is Magic Milk!   This is a super simple experiment that addresses a lot of areas: Language development: Using descriptive words to express ideas and opinions. Make connections with real life experiences. Promote scientific thinking: predictions, observations, comparison, reasoning, data gathering, experimentation and evaluation Hand-Eye Coordination and Control Cause …

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