Turn These 15 Outdoor Activities into 15 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Turn these 15 outdoor activities into 15 fun indoor activities for kids!

We're all set to have some fun this winter with these fun indoor activities for kids inspired by 15 activities that were actually done outdoors. So often I see all activities, such as sidewalk chalk activities, outside that you could do inside as well, but we often overlook it because we just think sidewalk chalk... okay, we'll leave that idea for summertime when we can play ...

Soapy Sensory Foam Activity for Kids

Soapy sensory foam activity for kids to explore

Whip up some foam using just dish soap and your food processor! Let your kids explore the sensory foam! Its a wonderful sensory activity for kids of all ages. I knew when I saw this snow sensory activity from dish soap, from You Pinspire Me, when I collected the ideas for the Snow Collection that it was something the boys would love and we just had to do it. Soapy sensory ...

Make a Treasure Hunt to Make Sight Words

Make a treasure hunt to make sight words!

We haven't done a scavenger hunt since we did our Christmas flashlight scavenger hunt, so I thought it would be fun to make a treasure hunt using a floor plan as the map. And Henry has had way too many days off for Christmas break (school keeps getting cancelled for cold weather! -20F degrees does that...), so a refresher of sight words was needed. I made this a treasure ...

Bird Feeder Craft Great for Fine Motor Skills

Classic bird feeder craft great for fine motor skills

Back to the basics again. I've been loving keeping it simple here lately. This is a classic bird feeder craft using Cheerios, or other ring-shaped cereal, and pipe cleaners. This was great fine motor practice, and a great busy activity, for George to do. I scooped out a dish of Cheerios and handed George a few pipe cleaners to choose from. He started threading the Cheerios ...