Helping to Make Learning Fun at Home or School!

As a teacher, and mom, I enjoy helping children explore their world through hands-on activities.  On this blog I share with you lessons and activities that I do at home, and in the classroom – so they are tried, tested and kid-approved!  

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This winter themed STEM activity is a great way to get kids excited about science and hands-on learning. With a few simple materials you can easily prepare this activity for the classroom or at home.  Click for STEM activity.

If you love the idea of escape rooms, and want to do something creative with your students, this classroom escape room for kids can be printed and set up in minutes! Race to search the school for the clues and complete the puzzles. Click for activity.

40 DIY Escape Room Puzzles

Take a look through this collection of 40 escape room puzzles that are challenging, but fun and easy to incorporate into your own escape room! Read More.

Snowman Story, Craft and FREE Printable

“The Surprise Snowman” is an interactive story perfect for winter or holiday celebrations. Read the free story and revel a special surprise at the end.

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STEM Challenge that Kids will Love

How high can you build? Your kids will love this STEM challenge and it requires little to no prep from parents/teachers. Start building today! Read More.

63 Outdoor Learning Activities Kids will Love

Take learning outside with these 63 outdoor learning activities and teaching ideas for kids. Read More.

Winter and Christmas Crafts and Activities

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Summer Escape Room for Kids

This summer escape room for kids is an exciting and unique outdoor activity where players work through a series of puzzles using materials such as water balloons and water blasters!

DIY Escape Room for Kids at Home

Creating an escape room for kids is easy! This step by step escape room makes it simple to create an escape room in your own home that kids will love.

Simple Paper Mache Ideas for Kids

There are endless options of what you can make with paper mache! Learn the steps for some creative crafts that you can make with paper mache!

9 Fun Escape Room Puzzles

Who doesn't love Escape Rooms? This escape room includes 9 clues to get to the final treasure. Try it out at home. Who will get there fastest?
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Easy Science for Kids

Kids love science! This easy science experiment for kids is safe, exciting and perfect for celebrations!

Balloon Rocket Science for Kids

Ever wonder how rockets work? Kids do. Try out this science for kids and show them in an exciting, hands-on experiment. What will happen?

Melted Crayon Art Ideas for Kids

Do you have crayons at home? Create art with kids with this melted crayon art. This creative art activity is perfect for kids of all ages.

DIY Escape Room for Kids

Ready, set, go! Everyone will love solving this escape room for kids. Search through for clues and solve puzzles to find your way to the end.

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