Here is a collection of activities that you can easily do with your young kids. They encourage learning, exploration, curiosity, and creativity. Not only are these activities are fun and kid-tested, but they usually only require a few common items you probably already have.

So jump in and have some fun! And remember, playing is learning.
Process Art - Spiders2

Process Art: Weave a Spider Web

What better way to learn about spider webs than to make your own spider web! My son loved this activity, ...
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Volcano - making a baking soda and vinegar volcano in green

STEM Activity: Classic Volcano

I am sure just about anyone who comes to this blog knows about the preschool/elementary school “volcano” experiment! And that ...
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edible necklaces are a hands and mouth on activity

Art Activity: Making Edible Necklaces

There is always a kind of novelty doing an edible art activity, like these edible necklaces. K loved making a necklace out ...
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Dying Eggs teaches colors

Seven Ways Dying Eggs is Educational

Photo by Mommy, PhD Many of the activities that we already do are educational for kids and we don’t even ...
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Just an Egg

Just an Egg: Coloring Page

This is a quick coloring/painting page for children for upcoming Easter! Enjoy! Just a Egg ...
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Time for a scavenger hunt spring is here

STEM Activity: Spring Scavenger Hunt

Photo by Mommy, PhD The trees are budding, the flowers are sprouting, and the birds are singing. It can only ...
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Bark Rubbings are a great STEM activity

STEM Activity: Bark Rubbings

Photo by Mommy, PhD Bark rubbings are a great way to learn about trees. Not only do the kids get ...
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Easy Origami for Preschoolers a few aliens and lady bug

STEM Activity: Easy Origami for Preschoolers

When I think of origami, preschoolers are not the first thing that come to mind. But K found this book ...
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STEM Activity: Building Playdough Bugs!

Building playdough bugs was a huge hit in our house. We did this STEM/Math activity as part of our “Small Things” ...
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