Tag: kids activities

Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

Pretend Play Post Office Playing pretend post office, writing and mailing letters, is one of the pretend play activities that gets the most traction in this house.  My almost 4 year old has been playing with her Post Office Prop Box for the past five days now and keeps finding new ways to have fun […]

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

April is National Card and Letter Writing Month. Letter writing is a nearly extinct art, a relic of the past slow moving, technologically unconnected world.  Are hand written notes disappearing from our doorsteps, much like the long forgotten milkman or maybe even your mailman? Do you remember the joy of receiving a letter from a […]

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How to Make Water Walk!

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How to Make Water Walk!

Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. You will need 5-6 plastic cups (or glass mason jars work well too) with three filled with water, red, yellow and blue color […]

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Magic Rainbow Water!

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Magic Rainbow Water!

Magic Rainbow Water Let’s learn about density! Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are recommended to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments.   You […]

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

Mixing Colored Water Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. First of all you need […]

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How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

This is a really quick and simple way to turn some plain old sticks into glittering, magic wands. Get those coats and boots on and head outside for a stick treasure hunt. Gather up some sticks from outdoors. Don’t worry if they are crooked or gnarly old sticks, that just adds to the character. Gather the […]

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Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Eye Doctor Pretend Play Kit Our July monthly theme is Eye Doctor. Eye doctors (also called ophthalmologists or optometrists) use a number of tests to examine your eyes and find out if you might have any vision problems. You can check out our themed Pretend Play Craft Kits here. They make fantastic birthday and holiday […]

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Meteorologist Activities – Discover How a Thermometer Works!

Meteorologist Activities – Discover How a Thermometer Works!

You can find all the bonus activities for our Meteorologist Kit here!  How to Make a DIY Thermometer Materials Empty glass bottle or jar Water Rubbing alcohol Food coloring A clear straw Modeling clay (we used non-hardening, modelling clay) A marker and piece of card Gather together your materials. The thermometer will need to be […]

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Find out more about our Bramble Boxes!

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Find out more about our Bramble Boxes!

Birthday Party Bramble Box Review: 2 Little Rosebuds (2016) Our Birthday Party Bramble Box got a great review from one of our favorite mommy bloggers, Wendy Rose over at 2 Little Rosebuds and her adorable twins, who are regular test drivers of our Bramble Boxes. Wendy always gives a really honest review of our boxes […]

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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

If you received a Treasure Island Bramble Box this month you should have everything you need to make a treasure chest out of colored, large craft sticks. This treasure chest is the perfect prop to use with our indoor treasure hunt; fill with coins, gems, candy or other treasure! How to Make a Treasure Chest: […]

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