An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

Letter writing used to be the only form of communication until telephones were invented and totally changed the way we communicate. Technology has made significant changes in the way we communicate. Email is instant, whereas the soonest a handwritten letter reaches its recipient is the next day! Though emails correct spellings automatically and suggest changes to grammar, it has led to us having scant regard for spellings!! Emil is convenient but it cannot match the…

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11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

Do you have a stack of newspapers that you want to upcycle and repurpose? Here is our compilation of awesome DIY projects that you can create with newspapers! Build Newspaper Structures From CraftingAGreenWorld Newspaper Bouquet From PopSugar Newspaper Flowers from RedTartArt Newspaper Basket From HowAboutOrange Newspaper Photo Frames from SavedByLoveCreations Newspaper Gift Bags From RedTartArt Newspaper Envelopes From KanelStrand Newspaper Art from StudioSeena’s Blog Make your own paper Making paper by hand at home is a…

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Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Reading the newspaper has huge benefits. Children can discover a whole new world through newspapers, new words, new phrases, new ideas, and even new faces!  But do you use the newspaper for reading and learning? Even just a few pages from the newspaper can be turned into lots of learning activities. Sit down with your child, grab a pair of scissors, and get learning with a newspaper! Here are a few terrific activities that use the newspaper…

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Saying Thank you! Make, Do and Play Gratitude Activities

Saying Thank you! Make, Do and Play Gratitude Activities

Inculcate an “attitude of gratitude” in your children Practicing gratitude has many benefits. Teaching children the art of gratitude while they’re young helps to reap the benefits well into adulthood. We have gathered a list of Gratitude Activities for Children that you can do together while teaching gratitude. Gratitude Activities for Children  DO Write a Gratitude Journal – A gratitude journal is a wonderful and scientifically proven way to guide your child toward health, happiness, and internal motivation. If your…

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Get the greens in – How to Make a Kid-Friendly DIY Terrarium!

Get the greens in – How to Make a Kid-Friendly DIY Terrarium!

Terrariums are a great craft for kids because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making the terrarium and watching it grow. What’s a terrarium, you say? A terrarium is a way of growing plants in an enclosed or partially enclosed container usually made of glass or plastic. They are easy to establish and make a wonderful craft for bored kids at home during the summer. Read on for our easy terrarium DIY to learn how to make your own to keep or give away to your friends.

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Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

Origami is the art of paper-folding. Its name derives from Japanese words ori (“folding”) and kami (“paper”). Traditional origami consists of folding a single sheet of square paper (often with a colored side) into a sculpture without cutting, gluing, taping, or even marking it. Origami as a craft has left an extensive paper trail across the globe!  Origami is fun and rewarding for both adults and children. These can be perfect rainy day (or any day) activities for children. 20…

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Fun with Science – The Colorful Chaos of LED Bulbs

Fun with Science – The Colorful Chaos of LED Bulbs

Continuing our series of Fun with Science for the holidays, here is a special one – the colorful, glowing LED. These tiny, little things are so attractive, that you just can’t help but glow with ideas yourself! Can’t think of much? Don’t worry, here we are, to hold your hand through the basics!

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Kids’ Favorite Photos and DIY Keepsake Ideas – A story to read and a craft to make!

Kids’ Favorite Photos and DIY Keepsake Ideas – A story to read and a craft to make!

Photos evoke memories, and make for wonderful gifts. Here’s a great picture book to read with your child, and a fun DIY Keepsake idea to spend some constructive time together, and create more memories to look back on!

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Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

Looking for some fun and exciting Chocolate themed STEM activities to do with your children? Enjoy some of these awesome chocolate based STEM activities! What’s more? You can also read up one of these Chocolate Themed Books and pair it with one of these activities! Or make some fun Chocolatey Arts and Crafts too!

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