## Outdoor Learning Activities: 5 Opportunities for This Spring

It's been a long, cold winter in much of the country, but spring is finally just around the corner. March 20 is the vernal equinox and the official...

## A Week of Pi, Day 3: Pi Day Activities

We've talked about what pi is, and have seen some Pi Day contests you can enter or create. Now for some Pi Day activities you can do. All the...

## Kindergarten Reading Learning Activity: Count the Sounds

All words are made up of sounds. Look at each picture, listen to the word, then figure out how many sounds there are. For extra practice draw each...

## Kindergarten Science Learning Activity: Weight of Objects

It's moving time! Help the mover pack the objects on the truck by sorting them from lightest to heaviest. Next, look around your home and sort the...

## 4th-5th Grade Math Learning Activity: Subtracting Negative Numbers

Subtracting negative numbers can be a difficult concept to grasp. It is much easier when you are able to visualize the problem. Use the first...

## Create the Winter Olympics at Home

The Winter Olympics are in full swing right now, and everyone is talking about them. But why just watch the events when you can create your own? Here...

## Activities for Celebrating Presidents’ Day

Today is Presidents' Day, a day to honor all 44 U.S. Presidents. But did you know that it was originally created as a day to celebrate George...

## 10 Olympics Crafts and Activities for Kids

The Olympics always bring plenty of fun and excitement for families who enjoy watching their favorite athletes and teams compete. Crafts and...

Go on an adventure to strengthen your vocabulary! Travel to different islands and listen to each definition and choose the correct word. The more...

## Kindergarten Math Learning Activity: Toy Clean Up

Learn the basics of math, by sorting. For this game, look at the color of each toy and place it in the correct box. This is a great game to...

## Kindergarten Science Learning Activity: Senses Club

You're headed to the club house in a storm, when the power goes out. In this game, you'll have to use your senses to figure out what is going on...

## Kindergarten Science Learning Activity: Salad Garden

Do you know the difference between all the plants in the garden? Each plant has defining features such as roots, flowers, and leaves.  In this game...

## Kindergarten Math Learning Activity: Ocean Comparisons

Let's learn some basic addition and subtraction! Take a dive in the ocean and watch as fish come and go then find out how many there are...

## Kindergarten Science Learning Activity: Parents and Kids

Play this memory game, and match the parent animal with the baby animal. Spot the differences between the two ages. Click here for full...

## Learning Activity: Coloring Pages

Click any picture to print out a free coloring page or worksheet! My Birthday Jack+Jill The 5 Senses Toys on...

## Preschool Learning Game: Transportation Creation

How do you want to travel? Choose a vehicle and remember to keep your eyes peeled on your adventure. Can you remember everything you...

## 6 Important Skills Kids Build with Rainbow Loom

Have your kids caught on to the Rainbow Loom craze? It seems that kids everywhere are making and swapping their Rainbow Loom creations, while parents...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Graphing Inequalities

Use this interactive tool to practice graphing and mapping out inequalities. Create your own problems and challenge yourself. Click here for...

## The Benefit of DIY, and 5 of the Best DIY Sites

So you didn’t get what you wanted over the holidays? Well, I suppose we can’t all get what we want, but there are some very ingenious people on...

## 10 Cool At-Home Science Experiments for Kids

What better way to encourage kids to take an interest in science, then with an awesome hands-on experiment? Whether you’re looking for a...

## Seven Fun Ways to Keep Kids Active During Winter

Uh oh, winter is here and the kids are cooped up inside. Without being able to go outside and run around, how will they burn off all that...

## What Are Good Last Minute Educational Gifts for Toddlers?

Toddlers love a good stuffed animal—I mean who doesn’t? But if you want to help nurture your toddler’s development, there are plenty of great...

## Silly Songs, Fun Activities Lead to Reading Success in Young Learners

Have you ever had a silly children’s song stuck in your head?  While they can be completely irksome to adults and often are the most insidious of...
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## 9 Great Fall Activities for All Ages

Fall is in the air! Make the most of the season with these fun activities! Elementary School Pumpkin Picking: This is a fun way to get outside...

## 8 Awesome Halloween Crafts and Activities for Kids

We've scoured Pinterest and the web, and found some really fun and entertaining activities and crafts that parents can do with their kids. This is...

## 20 Ways to Savor the Last Summer Days

We’re ringing in the last summer days, and whether it’s been action packed, full of surprises, new friends and great memories, or relaxing, and...

## Maker Movement Encourages Kids to Make Things

Not long ago, I wrote a post, at the request of a reader, about encouraging kids to craft, create and “actually make things.”  A few weeks...

## How DIY Projects Prepare Kids for the Future

In response to a recent post about preparing students for the future, a Twitter follower had a suggestion. He said: “How about studying how to...

## Math Activity Ideas for Holidays

Why not have some holiday fun with math? I know I just used fun and math in the same sentence, but stick with me!  Try some of these activities with...