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Nature Themed Scavenger Hunt

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Nature Themed Scavenger Hunt Scavenger hunts are a lot of fun, especially for kids who enjoy a little adventure.  When the weather is nice outside, an outdoor activity that involves discovery and teamwork can be a great learning tool.  Kids can become more aware of their surroundings and also learn how to respect and understand […]

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Easy Crafts with recycled materials

Even More Easy Crafts with Recycled Materials

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Go Green With Your Craft Ideas Saving the environment is a very cool thing, especially when you can make cool crafts out of recycled materials.  Most anything can be recycled and children will love being involved in such a great activity.  Before setting the garbage and recycling bins out every week, take a second to […]

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Easy Crafts with recycled materials

More Easy Crafts with Recycled Materials

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Recycle, Reduce and Reuse: Arts and Crafts Crafts can be made out of anything.  They can be given away as gifts or kept at home.  Doing craft activities with children will engage them in following directions as well as being proud of something that they made themselves. Because crafts can vary, why not make something […]

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Easy nature craft ideas

More Nature Craft Ideas

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Create Crafts from Nature Crafts can be made from pretty much anything.  If your child likes the outdoors, why not discover the different types of things that could be used for craft activities?  From flowers to rocks, and everything in between, crafts from nature are very cool. Next time you are outside with your child, […]

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How to make a birdhouse

Bird Craft Ideas

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Craft Ideas for the Birds Making crafts with your children can be a lot of fun.  They involve a lot of creativity and patience.  Crafts can be given away as gifts or as decorations around the home.  No matter what they are used for, they are definitely a way to have fun with your kids. […]

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Crafts Ideas From Nature

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Crafts Ideas From Nature Making arts and crafts is a lot of fun, especially if you are able to do it with things from nature.  The outside world is filled with so many natural things.  The types of crafts that can be created are unlimited.  Things such as wreaths, jewelry and mirrors are just a […]

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Easy Kitchen Craft Ideas

Even More Easy Kitchen Craft Ideas

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Getting Creative with Kitchen Supplies Making crafts out of food supplies is a lot of fun.  By using items such as paper cups, paper napkins, or paper plates, you can turn ordinary products into something cool and colorful.  Crafts can be made out of the simplest things, and you don’t get much simpler than paper.  […]

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Easy Craft Ideas with kitchen things

More Easy Craft Ideas with Things Around the Kitchen

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Cool Crafts Out of Paper Plates, Cups, and Napkins   Napkins are meant to clean messy faces, wipe up spills and clean crumbs off the table.  They come in many shapes, sizes and colors.  Who ever thought that napkins could create art?  With a touch of creativity, crafts made out of napkins are possible.  But […]

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Easy kitchen Craft Ideas

Easy Craft Ideas with Things Around the Kitchen

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Craft Ideas Using Food or Kitchen Supplies Paper plates may seem like ordinary things, but they can actually be transformed into fun, crafty projects.  With enough creativity, paper plates can turn into various things.  Just add a little color and a pizzazz and you have got yourself a new decorative piece.  With the holidays approaching, […]

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Activites that teach geography to kids

Activities That Teach Geography

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Activities That Teach Geography Learning the Earth’s geography will open a child’s eyes of how our planet is really composed.  By getting a general understanding of the earth’s features and countries, the rest of the world may not seem like such a large and daunting place to a child after all. Introducing your young child […]

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Even more easy to make crafts with old clothes

Even More Easy to Make Crafts With Old Clothes

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Getting Crafty with Old Clothes Part Two Random items lie around the house with no real use.  When things get overused or worn out, they tend to be disposed of or left in a corner somewhere.  Reusing old or random things is a great way to not let things go to complete waste.  Teaching your […]

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More easy to make crafts with old clothes

More Easy to Make Crafts With Old Clothes

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Old Clothes Make the Best Craft Gifts   Old buttons, socks and clothes can be turned into really fun things.  Before throwing stuff out or donating them to the Goodwill, see what kinds of crafts you can make with your child.  Craft items are great for gift ideas.  They can also turn what you once […]

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Easy to make crafts with old clothes and buttons

Easy to Make Crafts With Old Clothes

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Craft Ideas Using Buttons, Old Socks, or Old Clothes Arts and crafts are fun because they can be created out of so many things.  Items found around the house, such as buttons, socks, or clothes can be creatively put together to make something unique and fun.  Children can really show off their artistic skills by […]

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easy to make paper crafts for kids

More Easy to Make Paper Crafts for Kids

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Easy to Make Crafts for Kids: Paper   Crafts are easy and fun.  Parents and teachers can engage a child into thinking creatively by involving them in some simple craft making.  All you need to start out with is some paper, glue, and crayons.  Other tools such as tape and markers can be used as […]

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Paper craft ideas

Easy to Make Paper Crafts for Kids

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Getting Crafty With Paper, Glue and Crayons Making arts and crafts out of paper is a lot of fun.  Paper can be folded, cut up, or even recycled!  Children can really show their creative sides by coloring and drawing unique designs on paper as well.   Here are just a few of the many possibilities […]

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Free Craft Ideas to Do With Your Kids

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Free (or Almost Free) Things to Do With Your Kids Coming up with free crafts and activities that you can do with your child will help you to be a part of entertaining them and sparking their creativity. The task may seem difficult to you though, if you have never tried this kind of brainstorming […]

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Activities that teach the solar system

Activities to Teach the Solar System

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Beyond Earth – Learning About the Solar System To a child, learning that there are other planets besides Earth can be a mind boggling experience.  Although it may seem like a foreign concept, learning that there is more out there can be educational and exciting. Going beyond the Earth’s atmosphere involves learning about the moon, […]

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Activities that teach reading

Kids Activities That Teach Reading

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Reading is Fun: Getting Your Kids Involved If people did not know how to read, they wouldn’t be able to drive, follow a recipe or find out the daily news.  People read something every single day, and will be reading for the rest of their lives.  Without reading, it would difficult to get by day […]

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Activities that teach social skills

Kids Activities That Teach Social Graces

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Being Social – Activities For Kids In school, children are faced with not only the task of learning, but also with the task of meeting new people.  Elementary school education is the launch pad for introducing children to the social world.  Some children, if more outgoing than others, find that being social is their forte. […]

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Activities that teach sensory development

Activities That Teach Sensory Development

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The Five Senses: Activities For Kids Young children have a lot to learn and discover.  As they grow up, they learn about the world and everything around them with bright and wondering eyes.  Every day, they are learning about things by the five senses.  They taste new foods for the first time, hear noises from […]

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Activities that teach learning to listen

Activities to Help Kids Listen

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Listen up! Getting Your Child to Pay Attention Teaching a child how to listen can be difficult at times.  Parents can never tell if their child is either too occupied or choosing not to pay attention.  Regardless, learning how to listen will be benefit children in the long run.  People can learn by listening.  In […]

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Activities that teach imagination

Activities to Promote Imagination For Kids

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Imagine That: Fun Activities For Kids Children have the rest of their lives to learn about the world.  With the world at their fingertips, they have the flexibility to discover and create as much as they want.  Our world is filled with so many wonderful opportunities and children should be introduced and immersed in as […]

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Activities that teach fine motor skills

Activities to Teach Fine Motor Skills

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Activities That Teach Fine Motor Skills We use our hands on a daily basis.  We type memos at work, wash dishes at home, operate a car and hang out on the couch flipping channels on the remote control.  Regardless of what the activity is, we are constantly using our hands. It is important that we […]

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Activities that teach creativity

Activities to Encourage Creativity

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Enhancing Your Child’s Mind by Encouraging Creativity Teaching kids how to be creative shouldn’t be difficult because they are creative naturally.  A child’s mind is young and eager for information.  As they get older, they absorb what is around them like a sponge and can choose to either retain certain things that they have learned […]

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