Fun Indoor Activities

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Thrifty Thriving Mum
Wow! Turn handwritten recipes (your mom's handwriting? your grandma's?) into tea towels for your kitchen! #kitchen #DIY ..... WHAT A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

How to turn handwritten

Learn how to turn your grandmother's handwritten recipes into a custom printed tea towel. Handwritten originals can be safely stored away, yet the joy of being able to see them daily will continue to make you smile.

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

Mess-free finger painting

Last week I put together a mess-free finger painting project for the boys. This was definitely a success! I first saw the idea on Pinterest ...

Finger Knitting ~ is a really good way of getting children interested in wool crafts, and it is very easy to learn.  It also helps to improve a child’s dexterity and ability to concentrate.  No extra implements are required,  just fingers

How to Finger Knit

How to Finger Knit. Finger knitting is a fun, productive way to spend your free time when you need something to do. When you're finished, you'll have a beautiful rope of yarn that you can use in many different ways, like a key ring, hair...

super easy homemade bath crayons

Getting Crafty

Okay, so I have been on an insane craft kick today. And I'm blaming it all on Pinterest. I have become slightly addicted to Pinterest lately and have gotten a lot of ideas and inspiration for kid's activities from the other pinners. Top that off with a trip to Michael's this morning to stock up on craft supplies and we have craft addiction. Sometimes I think I enjoy having a toddler more than my son enjoys being a toddler... So, here's a sampling: A puzzle made with popsicle sticks and a…

Letting kids LIVE - seriously an awesome list of easy things for kids. about 100 things for a 1-3yo child to do!


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Homemade Game pieces!

People for Block Center/Dollhouses

I had my boys pose for these. We haven't made them for school yet. I uploaded them on the computer, printed on cardstock, and laminated. Then I used the jumbo paper clips from walmart for the bases. One of my favorite ideas from training this summer.

paper bag jellyfish #kidscrafts

Paper Bag Jellyfish Craft (and color mixing too) - No Time For Flash Cards

Grab a few paper bags and turn them into a fun jellyfish craft.

fun kid ideas

Space Bath for Kids

This bath-time was truly "out of this world"!

What every Mom needs to know about Fine Motor Skills for your Little Ones

How to Improve Fine Motor Skills in Your Preschooler

The Mommy with Selective Memory Blog Was Designed to Give Parents Stimulating Toddler Activity Ideas and Preschool Activity Ideas.


15 Recycled Paper Roll Crafts For Earth Day - No Time For Flash Cards

Earth day is coming up! Here is a list of 15 fun paper roll crafts for earth day activities your kids will enjoy. And showing ways to recycle is perfect.

Circle Printing (cups, lids, jars dipped in paint)

Empreintes de peintures en maternelle GS et MS

Laisser des empreintes d'objets divers : bouchon, verre, couvercles...

HUGE MAYBE:   Slime baskets in the bath- SO FUN and NO MESS after!  I can not wait to do this activity with my littles!!! Just AWESOME!

Slime Baskets Recipe

When I first saw Flubber Slime Baskets over on Juggling with Kids, I knew it was a must do activity!

Make your own glow in the dark glue

How to make Glowing Celestial Mason jars

What you need is Glow in the Dark Paint foam Paint Brushes Mason Jar Glitter/ Epsom Salts ( Optional see bottom fo...