Easy Craft Clay This Easy Craft Clay recipe is a great all purpose clay which can make many different craft projects, from beads to ornaments! It dries to a white, matte finish and can then be painted with either Tempera or acrylic craft paint. Level of Difficulty: Moderate This craft clay is easy to make, but requires the use of the stove, make sure children are supervised when making this craft! Here's what you'll need... Cutting Skills Printables Cutting out in all forms helps young children to develop their fine motor skills - and it's fun, too! Find below a range of worksheets which will help your children practise their cutting skills. Start with the thick black straight lines and work up to the dotted lines before moving onto the more difficult shapes. Children can practice their cutting skills with this pretty flower shape.
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Top 10 Ways to Remember the ABCs All this week some of the members of the Kid Blogger Network are sharing resources to keep kids learning while school is out. Whether your child has been busy learning letters all year or you’re just looking for some fun ways to expose your child to the alphabet,, this collection of activities should give you tons of ideas for helping kids remember the ABCs. Many of the ideas include a summer twist, but they could be used any time of the year. **This list is updated with new activities regularly.
100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. Free Printable Character Face Masks Printable Paper Masks: An Easy and Cheap Costume Low on cash? Have a color printer? Want a quick DIY costume for Halloween or a dress-up party?
Color by Number Coloring Pages About Us: Color By Number Pages - We have more than 175 premade color by number pages that your children will love to print and color. Perfect printable coloring pages for teachers, homeschoolers, Sunday school teachers and parents. Enjoy the 9 farm and farm animals Color By Number Pages we offer.
wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia) I had a baby so I’ve invited some fave guests to take over for me while I spend time with the little guy. Today’s post is from super crafter and cute mom, Amelia of The Homebook. Growing up, I had an aunt who lived in Canada. Every year for my birthday she’d send me a card and a fancy little gift. She always found the neatest things! One year, when I was maybe 10 or 11, she sent me another card—and when I opened it up, a paper butterfly fluttered out of the card. Learn with Play @ home: The A-Z of Learning Letters. 90+ ways to teach your child all about Letters. Letters are everywhere! It's no wonder that often long before children start school they will start talking about, noticing and questioning about letters. For parents, it can sometimes be hard to know when is the best time to start teaching your child about letters and how to go about it? When to start "teaching" your child about letters? I believe that Children need to be exposed to letters, through reading books with their parents, from birth. The entirety of their lives should be filled with books, words and text and learning about letters should be as much a part of everyday life as brushing your teeth.
The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion.
HOW TO MAKE A MAGIC PAPER ART CUBE Wach the video above to see how easy it is to make these Magic Paper Art Cubes and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more fun videos! This video printable series is in collaboration with the awesome The Art Dream. Check out the video above and tutorial below to make these awesome Magic Paper Art Cubes and get the free printable templates to make your own over at The Art Dream! 10 Printables for Toddlers I just love simple and easy ideas! Last month I was fortunate enough to purchase a laminator and get 2 new ink cartridges, which means I am on the look out to PRINT some printables for toddlers! Take a look below at this awesome collection of 10 printables for toddlers. 1. Five Little Ducks Puppet Printable from Pickle Bums is just so cute! I love the little song to sing with it.
ELECTROSPHERIC RAY GUN (a free papercraft model) If you like keeping a ray gun handy, just to be on the safe side, then this electrospheric device should suit your needs quite nicely. It features a warmly glowing dial, handy control knobs, and it leaks very little radiation whatsoever (you'll hardly even feel it). This paper model measures 10 inches in length, stands 6.5 inches tall, and is sturdy enough to actually play with!
summer review websites for kids As the school year starts to come to a close, I’m beginning to receive e-mails and questions from parents wondering what they can do over the summer to ensure continued progress. I made a summer review packet for first graders entering 2nd graders a few weeks ago. I also just recently made one for second graders entering third grade here. In addition to summer review practice pages, I also offer my parents a list of fun and educational websites that their child can cool off with on those hot, summer days.