10 Fun Learning Activities for Kids

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    KIDS SHOULD HAVE FUN LEARNING!

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    We truly believe that children should have fun learning. Not only should they have fun learning, they should have opportunities to learn about literature and art, science, mathematics, history, culture and the world the live in, in all aspects of their lives, from an early age.  Didactic learning shouldn't just take place at school, and as parents we can provide fun opportunities for them to learn knowledge that will carry them through life.  Sometimes though, thinking of actual...MORE "lessons" can be daunting, so here are 10 FUN LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS.  They are kid tested, parent approved.  Enjoy.

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    1.  CAN YOU FIT THROUGH THIS INDEX CARD?

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    One of our favorite fun learning activities, called "can you fit through this index card", this activity targets fine motor, and thinking skills. Start by giving your child an index card and then asking them if they think they could cut a hole in it and then fit their entire body through that hole.   Sounds impossible, but it's not.

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    2.  EASY TO MAKE MILKY WAY GALAXY ART

    Milky Way Galaxy Art
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    Kids love art projects, so when they are learning about space, give this fun Milky Way Art Project project a go.  Be sure to mention that we live in the Milky Way Galaxy and that it contains between 200 and 400 billion stars.

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    3.  CREATIVE STORY TELLING ACTIVITY

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    Story telling encompasses creativity, imagination and individuality, and are all things that we highly encourage.  That's why we adore .  Make your own with your kids so that stories can be silly, serious, funny, factual or just completely made up.   

     

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    4.  LEARN WITH RHYMING GAMES

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    Here is an easy and fun matching activity for helping your child learn about .  The key here is to pick words your child will enjoy and to keep it simple.  Do not overwhelm your child!

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    5.  MAKE YOUR OWN NATURE JOURNAL

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    As parents we love it when we can combine more than one subject into a project or learning opportunity.  In this activity, Art and Science can be combined together to create a nature journal.  Collect objects from nature walks to put in the journal.

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    6.  LEARN TO ADD WITH PLAY DOUGH

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    Learning to add can be super fun for kids if you make it into a game. Create a simple addition game with play dough to teach addition and see how quickly your kids catch on!

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    7.  LEARN TO USE SCISSORS

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    Learning to use scissors can be a long and challenging process for little hands!  It can be stressful for mom and child.  That is why making it simple and fun can reduce frustration for everyone involved!  Here's a great idea for learning to use scissors using play dough!

     

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    8. DISCOVER MATH WITH SKIP COUNTING

    Discover Math with Skip Counting
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    This Discovering Math Patterns activity will help your math student with skip counting.  It helps them guess which number come next.

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    9.  ACTIVITIES THAT GET KIDS MOVING

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    We love it when are kids are active, so any activity that gets our kids moving and happy about it makes us happy.  These Activities That Get Our Kids Moving top our list of must do with our kids!  

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    10.  PERSONALIZED COMPOSITION BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

    PERSONALIZED COMPOSITION BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
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    Composition notebooks are inexpensive and a great resource for parents and kids.  They can be personalized and a great place to store thoughts, prompts, work and emotions.  We recommend buying them in bulk and then personalizing!