Cloud watching with your child can be relaxing and educational. Lie down on the grass and talk about what shapes, animals and objects the clouds resemble. http://www.littledailyplanner.com/activities
Find a large scarf and a few items around the house. Put all items on a table and cover them with the scarf. Lift the scarf to show the items to your child and then cover the items up again. Tell your child to cover their eyes while you remove one of the items with […]
Choose a treasured book that your child enjoys. Instead of just reading it over and over, act out what happens. Choose who will play the characters and select easy to find objects around the house for props. The best thing is that you and your child can act out different endings from the book!
1 box of cornstarch Approximately 1 to 1 ½ cup of water (it really depends on the consistency that you want) Cake pan or shallow container. Long rectangular cookie sheets work great Add water to the cornstarch gradually until semi-firm. The mixture will feel firm enough to pick up but then have a “melty” effect […]
Even simple activities can be educational for your child. Use scratch paper around the house to make paper airplanes. Make predictions for which kind will glide the farthest or fly the highest. Test your theory by taking the planes outside or using different types of paper. Set up makeshift targets to see if you can […]