Keeping Kids Happy

Boredom busting ideas of kids crafts and activities to keep the kids happy throughout the year.
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paper plate fish craft for kids to make
Paper Plate Fish Craft
Make a splash with this cute and colorful paper plate fish craft. Kids will love stamping scales on their fish with a cardboard tube and paint! Its so easy to make out of supplies your sure to have on hand! Make this perfect summer craft!
starburst last day of school treats
Last Day of School STARBURST treats... with free printable tags
How cute are these simple treats for the last day of school... and you can download the adorable tags for free. #lastdayofschool #lastdayofschooltreats
12 free history maker's notebooks for homeschool
12 Free & Unique Geography Resource History Makers Pages
12 Free & Unique Geography Resource History Makers Pages. I have 12 free geography resource history makers pages. Too, look at my page Homeschool Geography for hands-on and simple ideas and tips. Because I want to stay on track somewhat with our school because of how crazy my summer has been, I am sharing my first set of history maker freebies. I've learned that at times history needs to be mixed up. Creating my history maker pages makes for a nice segue in your history day.
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How To Make A DIY Lava Lamp Lesson Plan
How To Make A DIY Lava Lamp Lesson Plan. Today, I'm sharing how to make a diy lava lamp lesson plan. Also, look at my page Hands-On Simple And Best Homeschool Geography Ideas & Tips for more activities. We used North Star Geography as part of our study of geography during our middle and high school years. So though we have been able to read and talk about our geography we didn’t do any hands-on projects, which is the best part of geography because we did not have any supplies.
How To Make A Fun Periodic Table Notes Game With Kids. We’re making a fun periodic table notes game with kids using a seemingly simple office supply in a great new way-sticky notes. Also, look at my post Homeschool High School Chemistry & Free Reference Sheet and Resources for more ideas. If you are like me, you're always trying to find fun ways to turn learning into a game. Besides, your kids will have great memories of being piled on the couch rather than hunched over textbooks.
How To Make A Fun Periodic Table Notes Game With Kids
How To Make A Fun Periodic Table Notes Game With Kids. We’re making a fun periodic table notes game with kids using a seemingly simple office supply in a great new way-sticky notes. Also, look at my post Homeschool High School Chemistry & Free Reference Sheet and Resources for more ideas. If you are like me, you're always trying to find fun ways to turn learning into a game. Besides, your kids will have great memories of being piled on the couch rather than hunched over textbooks.
how to make jello slime with only three ingredients
How to Make Slime without Borax (Edible Silly Putty)
The original and BEST edible Jello slime recipe! Only three ingredients! Kids will love seeing it change colors when you mix it! Try this viral slime recipe this summer! Kids of all ages will love this sensory activity, and adults will love the non-toxic recipe!
the printable summer adventure checklist is shown in red, yellow and blue colors
FREE printable SUMMER ADVENTURE CHECKLIST
This is the perfect plan for summer. Print the FREE checklist, and let the summer adventures begin!!!
a kid's hand holding a green slime in front of a glass bowl
How to Make Slime without Glue (Safe for Kids of All Ages)
The Soccer Mom Blog shares how to make slime without glue or borax! This recipe is a non-toxic and safe slime for kids of all ages. Learn to master making some of our favorite edible no-glue slime recipes! This will be your kid's favorite new activity this summer!
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6 Boy Approved Books Which Spark the Love of Reading
6 Boy Approved Books Which Spark the Love of Reading. 6 Boy Approved Books Which SPARK the Love of Reading!! Sharing these 6 boy approved books which spark the love of learning, I'm hoping that one or more of them will flame that ember to read in your boys. CLICK here to look at this short but TRIED and TRUE List!!
a pineapple handprint craft with the words p is for pineapple
P Is For Pineapple Craft | How To Make A Fun Handprint Pineapple
P Is For Pineapple Craft | How To Make A Fun Handprint Pineapple. Today's P is for pineapple craft is a fantastic simple idea for summer that can double as home decor to give your space a tropical fun vibe. Also, I have more alphabet letter fun on my page How to Homeschool Preschool. Besides, handprint crafts are a wonderful way to preserve those tiny hands. Pineapples belong to the family Bromeliaceae, the only edible fruit of its kind. Their scientific name is Ananas comosus.
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Hands-On Simple And Best Homeschool Geography Ideas & Tips
Homeschool geography is so much more than coloring a boring map. You’re sure to find a homeschool geography idea or curriculum activity here at Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus. Geography is a branch of science which includes all parts of the earth's physical features and the inhabitants. And that means it is the study of almost anything about the earth.Look at this list of things: people,plants,animals,land, sea and air features.
the instructions for how to make an origami bird and other art projects with pictures
Ancient Greece Unit Study Play Stomachion Like Archimedes {Explore Geometry}
Ancient Greece Unit Study Play Stomachion Like Archimedes {Explore Geometry}. We are picking up on our Ancient Greece unit study and decided to add a bit of geometry. Also, you’ll love my two Ancient Greece Lapbooks. Go here to Fun Ancient Greece Homeschool Unit Study and Lapbook and Free Awesome Ancient Greece Lapbook and Fun Hands-on Activities to grab both free lapbooks. So, we have the book, TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece
the front cover of an information booklet for homeschool plus's 11 free history makers notebooking pages
History Makers Notebooking Pages – Famous Persons from Ancient to Modern – Set 2
History Makers Notebooking Pages – Famous Persons from Ancient to Modern – Set 2. I created the history makers notebooking pages because I don’t use one book or curriculum anymore when teaching homeschool history. Too, look at my page Homeschool Geography for hands-on and simple ideas and tips. Earlier I shared set 1 of history makers notebooking pages because I do use a variety of reference books when creating unit studies. Keeping history lively, eventful and hands-on is my priority right now
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Free Homeschool Editable Progress Report Card for Teen
I have a free editable progress report card for a teen. Also look at my page Homeschool Planner and my 7 Step Curriculum Planner for more homeschool planning forms. The insurance company gives a discount for good grades in school and needed a current progress report.
an advertisement for the summer camp with pictures of children playing and having fun in the water
30+ Summer Camp Themes - The Best Summer Themes for Kids - Natural Beach Living