Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Pack

So awesome!! The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Pack. {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 5 to 8. Having kids create stories based on popular books is a fun way to get them writing. That’s why I was excited to base my newest activity pack on The Very Hungry Caterpillar, one of my favorite titles of all. The set includes an editable sight word game, story sequencing cards, a fun butterfly life […]

Kids’ Science: Rubbery Eggs

Awesome science experiment for kids!! Make rubbery eggs. {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 3 to 8. My kids and I have been staying busy this summer with activities from our Backyard Summer Camp eBook – an easy to follow guide sharing 42 math, science, literacy, cooking, arts and crafts projects for kids. {You can pick up your own copy for just $9.99.}   Our first week was filled […]

Kids’ Science: Exploding Pop Rockets

Such a fun kids' science experiment!! Pop rockets. {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 3 and up. My four year old daughter, A’s, favorite 4th of July event is watching fireworks explode in the night sky.  So I whipped together this 4th of July twist on those classic Alka-Seltzer rockets.  This kids’ science experiment uses antacids which can contain aspirin so make sure to inform your kids that […]

20 ABC Games for Boys

ABC Fireman Spray {Playdough to Plato}

Activities for ages 3 to 5. ABC games are a great way to teach kids the names and sounds of letters. What makes this roundup of 20 ABC games a little different is that it’s filled with boy-tested and strongly approved activities that are about the things boys love most. No worksheets allowed. So roll up your sleeves, pull on your fireman […]

Easy Outdoor Scavenger Hunts for Kids


Activities for ages 3 to 7. Tis the season for all things outdoors.  To keep my 4 year old daughter, A, engaged during long hikes and jaunts on the beach, I’ve loaded our activity bin with several easy outdoor scavenger hunts.  {There is something about the thrill of the hunt that never fails to motivate my 4 year […]

Camping Themed Story Stones

I love these!! Camping Themed Story Stones. {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 4 to 7. I’ve been dying to make story stones ever since I came across them on Pinterest and thought this would be a perfect camp craft to do with my 4 year old daughter, A, while her brother napped in the tent.  I’ve seen story stones made using acrylic paint, permanent […]

LEGO Game: Where’s LEGO Man?

Fun, low prep LEGO Game- Where's LEGO Man? {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 3 to 5. This LEGO game is a simple way to help kids learn important direction words including {in front, on top, behind, left and right}.  This easy prep, fun-to-play partner LEGO game uses one of kids’ favorite toys to do just that: LEGOS!! Just dig out a divider and a few of your child’s blocks and […]

LEGO Game: Race to Twenty

LEGO Game: Race to 20 {Playdough to Plato}

Activity for ages 4 to 5.   My boys are big LEGO fans so I love using them to sneak in some reading and math practice when I can. This LEGO Game: Race to Twenty was a low prep, fun way to help Big Brother {4.5} work on those tricky teen numbers. LEGO Game Prep I pulled […]

30 Must-Have Kids’ Craft Supplies

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Supplies for ages 3 to 7.   Need a ready-for-anything kids’ craft box? Throw these 30 must-have supplies in a large plastic tub and you’ll have everything you need in one spot. And, for a little project inspiration, check out some of my favorite kids’ craft finds from across the web. Enjoy! This post contains affiliate links.   Pipe Cleaners – Wondering how to […]