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Encourage Creativity - Edventures with Kids
Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Love this easy craft idea for Mother's Day or Teacher Appreciation Day -- preschoolers, elementary kids & teens can create a one-of-a-kind gift with this quick tutorial!Do you know what I love about today’s painting project for kids?&...
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17 Dr. Seuss & Cat in the Hat Games {free printables!}

Enjoy these creative Dr. Seuss & Cat in the Hat games with your kids and inspire a love of reading!There's nothing like a game to encourage a child to pick up a book! And some of the best books that lend themselves to being turned ...
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20 Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids

20 Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids

Enjoy these 20 easy Rainbow Crafts for Kids -- perfect for Spring & St. Patrick's Day! Nothing says "Spring" like the colors of the rainbow! And while it's fun to pull out the crayons to make a rainbow, we often prefer something with a ...
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14 Easy Valentine Box and Card Holder Ideas

14 Easy Valentine Box and Card Holder Ideas

Fun ideas for unique and easy Valentine Boxes that are the perfect way to hold cards & candy from class parties!Sometimes I think it's the minor holidays that might put me under as a Mom!Take February for example, either I'm trying to f...
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25 Snow Day Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy

Enjoy these fun indoor & outdoor activities for your next snow day!Like so many others, we are having a 'snow day' this week (actually, it's an ice day today but who knows what tomorrow might bring -- my kids are hoping for a repeat per...
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12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

We're pulling together some fun  "Minute to Win It" Christmas games for kids and adults this year as part of our family activities & slow down and enjoy the holidays together goal! Since we'll have LOTS of family in town, we need s...
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20 Fairy Play & Mini Garden Ideas

20 Fairy Play & Mini Garden Ideas

These mini garden ideas and fairy play activities are sure to inspire kids of all ages to dig, plant, grow and engage in imaginative play! Fairy gardens are the perfect way to connect your child with so many learning & sensory concepts ...
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10 Groundhog Day Activities & Books

10 Groundhog Day Activities & Books

Try these Groundhog Day activities & books that explore shadows, weather and more seasonal fun!February 2nd is Groundhog's Day - the halfway point of winter. If you've got kids, you know that there's some quirky draw to that furry,...
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Musical Games for Kids: Songs from Around the World

Musical Games for Kids: Songs from Around the World

Inspire an interest in culture & geography with this fun musical game for kids!I'm always looking for fun ways to integrate a little geography into our lives -- especially hands-on activities that allow us to use maps !So when our frie...
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27 Sidewalk Chalk Learning Games & Activities for Summer

27 Sidewalk Chalk Learning Games & Activities for Summer

Grab your favorite sidewalk chalk and do some learning this summer!At the end of the school year, I always spend some time stocking up for Summer fun.I like to do a quick assessment of items that need to be added based on the kids' developm...
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DIY Fairy Garden Ideas & STEM Activities for Kids

Enjoy these DIY Fairy Garden Ideas for kids that incorporate science, math & engineering learning! Today we are combining a few of our favorite things -- gardening, fairies and STEM in this month's feature of manipulative play and small...
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Moon Activities for Kids: 3D Phases of the Moon Project

Enjoy learning about the moon's phases with this hands-on moon activity for kids!When my son brought home his Phases of the Moon project from school, he wasn't very happy.I thought he'd be thrilled with this activity - the whole "school per...
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14 Valentine's Day Ideas You'll LOVE!

Creative Valentine's Day Ideas that make great gifts for kids! If you have kids, come February 1st you'll hear a lot of talk about 'cool' Valentine's Day ideas!  Those school parties are so exciting and the thought of getting cards fro...
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DIY Christmas Stocking Ornament Craft for Kids

DIY Christmas Stocking Ornament Craft for Kids

It's always fun to pull out some simple craft activities & family ideas during the holidays!Nothing complicated -- just something the kids enjoy creating and that usually involves something sparkly :)And kids adore making ornaments to h...
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14 Crafts for Your Thanksgiving Table

These beautiful & easy ideas are the perfect crafts for kids to make to decorate the Thanksgiving table! When I think back to holiday celebrations, there are 3 things that I loved about Thanksgiving: 1. Having family come to visit 2. PI...
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