• Who doesn’t love owls! I found a number of owl themed activities and crafts on The Sunday Showcase link up last week.  They inspired me to search for some more  kids activities with owls to share with you. I found some really wonderful crafts and great learning activities that I think you are going to… [Continue Reading]

    Kids Activities with Owls- The Sunday Showcase
  • A scarecrow is a great learning or party theme for a fall harvest unit, Thanksgiving or Halloween. With that in mind here a is a  build a scarecrow snack and some ways to share the snack with kids.  Also included in this post in the printable Build a Scarecrow Snack bag tag. Children can use the… [Continue Reading]

    Scarecrow Snack and Party Idea
  • Coming up with some new Halloween games to play with my son has been on my To Do list all fall. A wide variety of games have been placed on a brainstorming list. I just never seemed to stop and pick up the materials needed to create them. Recently the school I teach at received… [Continue Reading]

    Halloween Games for Kids- Boxes and Pumpkins
  •   A fun way to work on prepositional phrases is to find a poem like The Pumpkins Are Here!  ( Click on the link to the left to print out a copy of the poem.) that has a number of prepositional phrases in it.  Once you have selected your poem, you can come up with an activity… [Continue Reading]

    Prepositional Phrases Activity- The Pumpkins Are Here!
  • Are you still looking for wonderfully awesome Halloween activities for kids? This is a collection of really awesome Halloween activities for kids. There are crafts, science experiments, learning activities and more. Each was shared last week on The Sunday Showcase. Please take a moment to visit each of these Halloween activities for kids and then… [Continue Reading]

    {Awesome} Halloween Activities for Kids

Kids Activities with Owls- The Sunday Showcase

Kids Activities with Owls

Who doesn't love owls! I found a number of owl themed activities and crafts on The Sunday Showcase link up last week.  They inspired me to search for some more  kids activities with owls to share with you. I found some really wonderful crafts and great learning activities that I think you are going to love. Please take a moment to check each of Continue Reading

Scarecrow Snack and Party Idea

Scarecrow Snack Tags

A scarecrow is a great learning or party theme for a fall harvest unit, Thanksgiving or Halloween. With that in mind here a is a  build a scarecrow snack and some ways to share the snack with kids.  Also included in this post in the printable Build a Scarecrow Snack bag tag. Children can use the ingredients in this  build a scarecrow , play Continue Reading

Halloween Games for Kids- Boxes and Pumpkins

Halloween Games for Kids- Boxes and Pumpkins

Coming up with some new Halloween games to play with my son has been on my To Do list all fall. A wide variety of games have been placed on a brainstorming list. I just never seemed to stop and pick up the materials needed to create them. Recently the school I teach at received a whole box of headphones. Each set of headphones came in its own Continue Reading

Prepositional Phrases Activity- The Pumpkins Are Here!

Prepositional Phrases Activity- The Pumpkins Are Here!

  A fun way to work on prepositional phrases is to find a poem like The Pumpkins Are Here!  ( Click on the link to the left to print out a copy of the poem.) that has a number of prepositional phrases in it.  Once you have selected your poem, you can come up with an activity that children can do while the poem is being read. If  this activity can Continue Reading

{Awesome} Halloween Activities for Kids

Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids

Are you still looking for wonderfully awesome Halloween activities for kids? This is a collection of really awesome Halloween activities for kids. There are crafts, science experiments, learning activities and more. Each was shared last week on The Sunday Showcase. Please take a moment to visit each of these Halloween activities for kids and Continue Reading

Pumpkin Faces Created and Carved

Pumpkin Faces Created and Carved

We don't carve our pumpkin until right before Halloween. I decided to see check out some pumpkin faces that have been carved and created by others to get ideas for our pumpkins. Boy! What an amazing variety of pumpkin faces I found when I searched!   Here Are Some of  My Favorite Pumpkin Faces Most of these walk us step by step through Continue Reading

Halloween Activities for Kids- Mouse Pumpkin House

Halloween Activities

Halloween activities for kids like this mouse house activity are great for storytelling times at home or school. It would also be great for a Halloween Party. I have done this as one of a group of Halloween activities with kids. ( I will tell you more about the other activities later.)  My students were invited gather around me as I sat in my Continue Reading

Spelling Games- Skeleton Bones Words

Spelling games for Skeleton Bones

Cotton swabs just look a long skeleton bones so, I decided that they made a perfect Halloween themed building tool for Halloween spelling games. We left some of the cotton swabs full sized. Others were cut in half or just below their fluffy ends.  My son and I found that we needed three different lengths of swabs to build the words in our spelling Continue Reading

20 Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Pumpkin Activities for Kids

The Sunday Showcase has had a number of wonderful pumpkin activities for kids that have been linked up to it over the years. I looked over last week's showcase. The I looked at showcases from the archives to find pumpkin activities for kids.  It was really hard to decide which activities for kids to pick. There are been so many wonderful crafts, Continue Reading

Community Helpers Poem and Craft- Five Little Firefighters

Community Helpers-Five Little Firefighters

Creating a paper doll chain of firefighters to go along with the poem "Five Little Firefighters" would be a great way to celebrate these community helpers. Whether you are studying firefighters as part of a community helpers unit or exploring fire safety during National Fire Safety month in October, the "Five Little Firefighters" poem and craft Continue Reading

Fire Truck Craft With Flame Painting for Kids

Fire Truck Craft with a Flame Painting

When you see the flames from a fire, you see several colors are smashed and swirled into each other. For this fire truck with flame painting craft colors are smashed and swirled together too. The colors seem to be billowing and smearing together just as an actual flame would. How to create the fire truck flame painting: You start by gathering Continue Reading