Crystal Names – Kids’ Science Experiment

Crystal Names – Kids’ Science Experiment

This easy-peasy, low-cost kids' science experiment uses borax to grow crystal names. All kiddos will love seeing their name shimmer and sparkle in the sunlight! Crystal names are one of our favorite science experiments EVER. Follow the simple step-by-step below and...

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Dancing Conversation Hearts

Dancing Conversation Hearts

After making gummy worms dance a few months back, my boys have been BEGGING to make something else boogie and shake. So when I saw conversation hearts at the Dollar Tree store, I knew they'd be perfect for a new kids' science experiment: dancing conversation hearts!...

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Frozen Science Experiments

Frozen Science Experiments

Whether you're a super fan of the movie Frozen or you're just on the hunt for some wintery science projects kids will love, these 20 Frozen science experiments are sure to melt your heart. Whip up ice that's hot to the touch, melt Elsa's frozen hands, make some fizzy...

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Gingerbread Man in a Jar

Gingerbread Man in a Jar

This kids' homemade gift, a gingerbread man in a jar, is the perfect gingerbread playdough kit that brings the Gingerbread Man story to life! My 5 year old daughter, A, loved every step of creating the homemade gift - from making the playdough to packaging up the...

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Layered Love Potion Valentine’s Day Science Activity

Layered Love Potion Valentine’s Day Science Activity

Love is in the air at our house and we've begun getting ready for Valentine's Day by mixing up some Love Potion.  This easy Valentine's Day science activity is a spin on our popular Rainbow Jar activity.  To boot, it's a great way to learn about density! Getting...

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Valentine’s Day Art: Colorful Hearts

Valentine’s Day Art: Colorful Hearts

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and there's no better way to celebrate than with a cheerful Valentine's Day heart art project! Kids will LOVE creating this beautiful art and YOU'LL love the easy-to-follow instructions. Getting Ready To prep, I gathered...

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Conversation Heart Patterns

Conversation Heart Patterns

Making patterns is an important math concept for kids to know - and what better way to learn them than through conversation heart patterns!? When I told my 5 year-old, A, that she would be making patterns using classic Valentine's conversation hearts, she couldn't...

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Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activity

Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activity

Before kids learn how to write, they need to develop the hand strength and hand-eye coordination they'll need to make their pencil do what they want it to do. That's why there are so many fine motor activities floating around on Pinterest. The more kids practice - the...

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Valentine’s Addition and Subtraction Math Game

Valentine’s Addition and Subtraction Math Game

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so some thematic learning is in order with a Valentine's math game! Practice counting valentines with these addition and subtraction re-usable mats. They focus mainly on numbers to 20, so they're perfect for first grade but...

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100th Day of School Trail Mix Mats

100th Day of School Trail Mix Mats

These free 100th day of school trail mix mats are great to use with big and little kids alike. Just print the free 100th day of school trail mix mats (below), count out the goodies and munch away. They're the perfect complement to our 100th Day of School Activity...

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Gingerbread Sight Word Game

Gingerbread Sight Word Game

Memorizing sight words takes most kids A LOT of practice, so I love to keep learning fun by playing motivating sight word games like this simple gingerbread one. It's perfect for the holidays and, because it's editable, it works with any words under the sun. Just like...

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100th Day of School Activities

100th Day of School Activities

There are tons of fun 100th Day of School activities and these 25 awesome ideas are some of our favorites from across the web. They're the perfect complement to our popular 100 Day of School Activity Pack! The roundup of 25 must-try 100th Day of School activities...

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Valentine Counting Cards

Valentine Counting Cards

These Valentine counting cards are a perfect math game to add to your Valentine collection and they are great for building fine motor skills too! Grab the freebie below and then snag 20 more Valentine centers your students will LOVE in our shop or on Teachers Pay...

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Magic Heart Sight Words Activity

Magic Heart Sight Words Activity

Since sight words are the most common words written, memorizing them helps kids increase their reading fluency in a jiffy. That's why we love coming up with fun sight word games for kids! Whether you're on the hunt for a playful Valentine's Day literacy center, word...

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Disappearing Candy Cane Stripes

Disappearing Candy Cane Stripes

This quick prep kids' science experiment is a must-try for winter! Just grab a bag of candy canes and a bowl of warm water and you're ready to make candy cane stripes magically disappear. Follow the simple step-by-step below and then grab 30 more easy-to-follow...

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Penguin Word Family Sort

Penguin Word Family Sort

This playful penguin word family sort is sure to be a hit with kids and you'll love that they’re practicing important reading skills. To make it easier for you to get EVERY student bigger results, the freebie comes in TWO versions so you can quickly adjust the...

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20 Must-Try New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

20 Must-Try New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

It's pretty safe to say that New Year's Eve is traditionally more of a grown up holiday - party goers have to stay up until MIDNIGHT, after all. But this roundup of our favorite New Year's Eve activities for kids are guaranteed fun for even the youngest children in...

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Hot Cocoa Addition Game

Hot Cocoa Addition Game

It's always fun to change learning activities with the season and Hot Cocoa Addition is a perfect way to warm up this winter. Practice adding sums within 10 with a motivating, simple matching addition game. For an extra bit of fun, drink some real hot cocoa while you...

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Free Math Concentration Game

Free Math Concentration Game

Concentration games are a great way to get kiddos to practice their math without making it feel like work. This math concentration game combines practicing basic addition and subtraction skills with a memory enhancing activity. It’s fun, too! Getting Ready Prep for...

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Snowman Writing Craftivity

Snowman Writing Craftivity

Get students excited about writing with this festive winter craftivity! Children will love dreaming up ideas about how to bring a snowman to school and you'll love that it's so quick to prep. The snowman writing craftivity also makes a fabulous winter hallway display....

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