I’m not sure if I’ve ever told you this but I am NOT a morning person.
Really, not at all.
Unlike my husband who’s up at 5 every morning (I know! He’s crazy :), I would rather snuggle under the covers in hopes that the world will reconsider it’s notion of early starts and just let us all get a little more shut eye.
I’m not the only one who thinks a little more sleep is needed — have you read the new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics to let middle school and high school students start their day later?
Where’s the petition? I’m signing!
So what do you do to wake up a non-morning person and get her ready for a crazy day?
Yep, a good cup of coffee.
And like many, my kids just LOVE the smell of coffee beans and freshly brewed java.
Thus, our round-up of some super-fun and wonderfully scented coffee activities and crafts that the kids can enjoy as you sip your morning coffee.
So if you are a java fan, pour yourself a cup and let the kids enjoy a morning treat too!
Coffee Crafts & Activities for Kids
Coffee Playdough | Little Bins for Little Hands
Spiced Coffee Playdough | Mamas Like Me
Pumpkin Spice Latte Playdough | Fireflies & Mudpies
Mocha Glitter Playdough | Frogs, Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
Coffee Bean Playdough | My Nearest and Dearest
Coffee Dough Ornaments | Mamas Like Me
Coffee Sensory Activities
Coffee Construction Play Bin | Creekside Learning
Dinosaur Composting Coffee Bin | The Good Long Road
Coffee & Spice Sensory Exploration | My Nearest and Dearest
Farm Sensory Bin | Still Playing School
Coffee & Baking Soda Sensory Bin | Little Bins for Little Hands
Coffee Letter Tray | Sugar Aunts
Coffee Bean Space Bin | I Heart Crafty Things
Train Play with Coffee Beans | Play Trains
Truck Play Coffee and Rice Bin | Munchkin & Bean
Coffee Filter Crafts
Coffee Filter Paintbrushes | The Realistic Mom
Coffee Filter Suncatchers | Artsy Momma
Coffee Filter Sun Art | I Heart Crafty Things
Coffee Filter Snowflakes | Happy Hooligans
Coffee Filter Pumpkins | Mess for Less
Coffee Filter Flowers | Mama Papa Bubba
Coffee Related Play & Create
Coffee Shop Role Play | Imagination Tree
Mocha Mud Paint | Frogs, Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
Coffee Can Painting | Crayon Box Chronicles
And if you want to have a REAL coffee date with the kids, be sure to check out these 10 Ways to Learn with Babycino from Kids Play Space!
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