Circle the Different Doodles

admin / September 29, 2017

Challenge visual discrimination and visual spatial skills to find and circle the 10 differences between the doodles. Submit your email below to go directly to the download!

Toddler Time: Dried Bean Play

admin / September 24, 2017

Of all the things my children have enjoyed playing with through the years the dried bean container is in the top three most favorite “toys”.  Toddlers especially like to pour, sort, scoop and touch all the beans.  If you provide kitchen items the beans make a nice plinking noise as you pour them.  You do have to watch closely that…

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Car Rides and Kids – 7 Games to Play (No Equipment Needed)

admin / September 19, 2017

Here are some simple games to play in the car with kids on a long ride that need no equipment.1.  Yellow Car:  Everyone looks for yellow cars.  The game scores as follows: regular yellow car – 1 point, yellow pick up truck – 5 points, yellow mustang – 5 points and yellow Hummer – automatic win!  We keep score until…

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Do It Yourself Amusement Park

admin / September 17, 2017

Looking for something to do?  Suggest to the kids to make their own amusement park.  My children invented the games above: twisty swing, sled carry and the roller rider.  They created their own fake tickets to sell and gave the younger kids rides all afternoon.  In addition, they opened up a snack bar with signature drinks (lemonade and sunny D…

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Guess How Many People You See Game

admin / September 12, 2017

Here is a simple guessing game to print and play next time you are feeling bored or need a family challenge.  Print it in color or black and white.  Don’t read the answer on page 4 if you want to take a guess yourself! The best way to play this game is not to count but just to take a…

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Color Car Road Trip Game

admin / September 5, 2017

We have been playing different variations of this game for years.   Here is how you play Yellow Car: Everyone looks for yellow cars. The game scores as follows: regular yellow car – 1 point, any yellow pick up truck – 5 points, yellow Mustang – 5 points and yellow Hummer – automatic win!  We keep score until someone finds a…

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Slime Jack O’Lanterns

admin / September 2, 2017

Slime jack o’lanterns are a fun project for the Fall.  Using the Borax recipe for slime we made orange slime or flubber.  Basically squeeze 8 ounces of Elmer’s glue into a bowl.  Add orange food coloring.  In a separate jar mix 1/2 cup warm water and 1 tsp. of Borax powder.  Let the child shake the jar to mix the…

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