Rainbow Sponge Painting is Super Cool!

Rainbow sponge painting is super cool!

I think kids of all ages will think that rainbow sponge painting is super cool! Girls, boys, toddler, preschoolers, grade-schoolers, all of them, this is a fun and magical way to make a rainbow! I wish I could claim the idea of painting a rainbow with a sponge, but I saw it last year over at Strong Start. While this is a kid-friendly idea, a lot of the prep needs to be ...

Paper Clip Chain Fine Motor Skills Craft for Kids

Quick paper clip craft for the kids to make is a simple paper clip chain - hooking the paper clips together is great for fine motor!

A quick paper clip craft for the kids to make is a simple paper clip chain that's excellent for fine motor skills! Something I'm learning from the supplies activities poll I asked last week is that paper clips are in most of your homes. And yep, I have them too. All that is needed is paper clips. Just paper clips. Easy enough. So go raid your desk drawer. And then ...

Learn to Spell Your Name & Make a Rainbow

Learn to spell your name and make a rainbow!

George has been learning to spell his name. And he's getting so much better at it! This is an activity that was fun to make a rainbow in the process, but also a great way to learn to spell your name! To start I made 7 strips of paper in the colors of the rainbow and cut them at various lengths getting longer and longer. I then wrote the letter of his name on each ...

Toy Color Scavenger Hunt to Make a Rainbow!

Go on a color scavenger hunt around the house for toys to make a rainbow.

Go on a color scavenger hunt around the house for what's already all over. The toys! Find them in every color of the rainbow! We're going on a color toy hunt! A hunt for toys in the colors of the rainbow. I started with drawing a rainbow on a large sheet of butcher (art) paper. (That's it! Not much for prep!) I sent Henry on a scavenger hunt for small toys of ...