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Optical Illusions: Fun Science Activities for Kids

Kids will love this easy Optical Illusion Science Experiment with free printable! I love introducing hands-on science activities to kids so that they can experiment, think and ponder all those wonderful questions they love to ask to stump ...
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10 New Kids' Books about Fall

10 New Kids' Books about Fall

Enjoy these gorgeous new kids' books about Fall & Autumn! I love creating book lists and I think that some of my favorite are our Kids Books about the Fall & Autumn season! There's just something about the gorgeous colors, seasona...
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20+ Fall & Halloween Games for Kids

20+ Fall & Halloween Games for Kids

Enjoy these fun indoor & outdoor Fall games for kids and adults - great for Autumn parties and Halloween fun! Seasonal games are a big hit in our house!  Playing charades, BINGO, outdoor challenges or heading out on a scavenger hun...
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7 Moon Activities for Kids: Phases of the Moon

Today we are exploring Moon Activities for Kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade (older kids will enjoy them too!) as we wrap up our Discover & Explore Moon, Stars and Nighttime Sky.  We had some really creative ideas fo...
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17 Chemistry Experiments for Kids to Do at Home

Take a peek at these awesome Chemistry Experiments for Kids and Teens to do at Home! Have your kids ever mixed baking soda & vinegar to blow up a balloon or make a volcano explode?!! Maybe they're fascinated by glow-in-the-dark experi...
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12 Spectacular Kids Books about Space

Inspire kids to explore the solar system with these picture books, chapter books & nonfiction books about space! When our kids were 6 & 12, we took a trip to a local observatory for one of their public viewing nights. Talk about a...
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13 Fall Learning Themes for Preschool & Early Elementary Kids

Autumn is the the perfect time to incorporate favorite Fall themes for preschool, kindergarten & elementary kids to inspire learning and exploration! Kids can have very definite likes and desires when it comes to acquiring new knowledg...
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30+ Hands-on STEM Activities for Creative Kids

More than 30+ Science, Engineering, Math and Art Activities for creative kids! I'm very excited about today's post!  But I always get excited when we're sharing awesome ideas that will help parents & educators infuse some fun and...
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15 Marvelous Mystery Books for Kids

15 Marvelous Mystery Books for Kids

Enjoy these mystery picture books & chapter books for kids who love playing detective! Do you have a child who loves a good mystery? Our youngest adores detective books -- in fact, when she first started reading on her own, that was the...
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Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Grab this FREE printable Nighttime Scavenger Hunt list and go explore the outdoors one evening!We LOVE scavenger hunts and have shared quite a few --our Playground Scavenger Hunt is fun throughout the year,holiday hunts include a Halloween ...
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Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable!}

Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable!}

Grab your Zoo Scavenger Hunt and enjoy your next visit with the animals!Does your family enjoy going to the zoo and watching the animals? We love going to observe the animals and see their funny (and interesting) antics and activities....
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License Plate Game | Printable Road Trip Games

License Plate Game | Printable Road Trip Games

The License Plate Game is a great game to play in the car with your kids -- print this free US map of the states and play today!Our family started looking for license plates in our own hometown whenever we were in our car during the long su...
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9 Favorite Children's Books about Summer Time

9 Favorite Children's Books about Summer Time

Enjoy these favorite children's books about summer that inspire favorite summer time activities!Summer is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy those long, don't-need-a-schedule type of days. Kids relish in having time to explore, cre...
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27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

Enjoy these simple summer science experiments that will inspire curious minds!Summer is a wonderful time to let the kids show off their curiosity and do some simple science:Mom, do you think this {non-waterproof object} will float?If I put ...
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17 Around the World Activities for a DIY Summer Camp

17 Around the World Activities for a DIY Summer Camp

Welcome to our first week of DIY Summer Camp -- this week's theme is Around the World! Summer is a great time to explore a new topic or dive deep into a favorite theme with kids -- the days are longer and the schedules are lighter :) Findin...
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