Summertime fun! Find new ways to keep kids active and learning during the summer months with our summer activities.
Enhance ordinary candles with melted crayons to create a beautiful gift for loved ones this holiday season!Art
Teach your children to recognize letters and to practice their large motor skills by rolling a ball towards a target with the exciting indoor/outdoor activity from Let's Take It Outside!
Make a spinner out of paper, and observe how it moves through the air with this spectacular science activity!Art
Creativity and imagination are higher-level skills, so it is critical that parents provide plenty of opportunities for young children to develop them! This cute, creative game is sure to help your toddlers and two-year-olds take a "step" in the right direction.Movement and Play Infant & Toddler Social Emotional
Heading on a holiday road trip to visit friends or family? This creative game for kids (and kids at heart) is perfect for long hours in the car!Literacy Infant & Toddler
Because of the "icky" factor, children seldom get a chance to explore the decomposition process and its important role in life. Pumpkin season is a prime opportunity to investigate decomposition with your children and to observe the changes in pumpkins over time.Science
Congratulations to The Budding Builder for being named one of Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products of 2012. To celebrate, we're sharing an activity from the award-winning title!Movement and Play
There's no such thing as too much Fourth of July fun! Whether it's creating a star-studded pizza, hosting your own 4th of July parade, or becoming president for the day, this Independence Day is sure to be fun (and maybe even the teeniest bit educational) with these creative activity ideas!Events Summer Learning Art
Parachute play is a great way to help children develop large motor skills and exercise indoors on a cold, winter day. With this creative activity from Learn Every Day About Seasons, your children ages 3+ will have a blast as they learn how to follow directions and work as a group. All you will need to do beforehand is cut out a few paper snowflakes!Movement and Play Seasonal Learning: Winter
Prevent summer slide with fun games and activities for kids. Infants can enjoy gross motor activities outside while toddlers and preschoolers explore the lush summer flora. Summer activities are fun for the whole family!
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