Love these 20 fun DIY Thanksgiving treats at Taste of Home! You and your kids can create pretzel turkeys or chocolate caramel turkey legs (Yum!), adorable pilgrim hats or pumpkin milk shakes with these great recipes and instructions! The 20 treats include: Four different kinds of Thanksgiving-themed cupcakes. Pumpkin whoopie pies. (If you like white gooey middles, you'll … [Read more...] about Holiday Fun Activity: 20 DIY Thanksgiving Treats!
It is October. And October makes us think of pumpkins! Here is a fun DIY nature activity for you and your family to enjoy this fall: Make a pumpkin bird feeder. These directions from the Audubon Society will get you started. Of course, you can add your own flair and decorate to your heart's content. Set the pumpkin feeder outside a window and watch the visitors. Just a … [Read more...] about Activity: Make a DIY Pumpkin Bird Feeder
Fall! And fall makes us think apples! Ages ago we rounded up four favorite apple units (you'll want to check that page out for more resources). Meanwhile, enjoy these other apple study activities as a springboard to learning more: Draw an apple tree for each of the four seasons using this printout from EnchantedLearning.com as an example. Create an acrostic poem for … [Read more...] about Activity: Apple Study & Thematic Resources
Want to avoid the summer brain drain? Looking for ways to keep your children learning this summer? Here are 23 ideas for keeping hands busy and minds sharp! Each year we add more ideas to our Summer Fun Activities archive. We have updated these resources, and they are all ready for summer. Inside you'll find ideas for: Making a wind chime Holding a bug scavenger hunt. … [Read more...] about 22 Ways to Keep Your Children Learning This Summer
It's cold. What type of nature study activities can you do in the winter? Here are several ideas pulled from a variety of sources: 1. Make a bird feeder. There are several great plans for building a simple bird feeder. Use a bird identification form and keep track of the birds that visit your feeder. You can also consider joining the backyard bird count. Activity: Make a … [Read more...] about 10 Activities: Winter Nature Study