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!
Brain Building Activities
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 […]
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 […]
Optional items to bring along: Digital camera or cellphone Ziploc bags to collect items (i.e., acorns, fallen leaves, recyclables, etc.) Notepads or clips board with paper Pencils, markers Blanket Children’s books Bird seed Go on a walk around the block with your child or to a local playground. Using your camera, capture photos of nature. […]