Animal Activities for Kids {Discover & Explore}

Kids are fascinated by animals. Whether they are seeing real animals, reading about them, or doing projects related to animals, kids always seem to be drawn to activity that involve animals. This week we’re inviting you to share your favorite animal activities for kids in the Discover & Explore linky. Animal Activities Here on Fantastic Fun and Learning Book Lists Penguins Underground Animals Animals of Australia Pandas Crafts Dinosaur Craft Symmetry Butterfly Craft Paper Butterfly Invitation to Create Spring Flower {Read More}

Mother’s Day Poem and Craft

As a classroom teacher I always loved sitting with kids as they shared ideas for special occasion interviews and Mother’s Day poems. They always have the cutest answers. When I saw this Mother’s Day Keepsake Poem shared in last week’s Discover & Explore linky by School Time Snippets, it reminded me of how fun these activities can be do with kids and how special they are for parents to receive. I also love how Kristina incorporated some literacy instruction and a cute art {Read More}

Mother’s Day Activities

Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away. This week for Discover & Explore we’re inviting you to share any ideas related to Mother’s Day. We’re looking for crafts, card ideas, gifts, anything related to being a mom. They don’t have to be kids’ activities. I’d really like to see some great posts about motherhood, too. Last week on Fantastic Fun and Learning I shared an easy Mother’s Day card idea that kids of all ages can make. How do {Read More}

Puddle Play Rainy Day Activities

I love puddles! Last week for the Discover & Explore weather theme I was so excited to see this awesome puddle activity from Lemon Lime Adventures. It inspired me to gather a few more rainy day activities for playing and learning with puddles so we can be ready for our next good rainy day! Puddle Playtime Puddle Splash Spring Art from Lemon Lime Adventures–Art, movement, and fun all in one! Simple Puddle Activities from Housing A Forest Fairy Puddle Play from Growing a {Read More}

Weather Activities for Kids

This week’s theme for Discover & Explore is weather. We’d love for you to share activities and resources you use to teach kids about the weather. One of my favorite feature posts from Discover & Explore is related to weather. This post about science experiments for exploring the weather has  been pinned over 11,000 times. If you haven’t seen it, it’s full of great weather activities for kids. Now it’s your turn. We’d love for you to share how you {Read More}

Recycled Cardboard Crafts and Activities

We reuse a lot of cardboard around here. Whether we’re using large boxes to make pretend play scenes, painting on large sheets of cardboard, or making crafts with smaller boxes or tubes, we end up making a lot of new things out of old cardboard. These fun cardboard crafts and activities were shared during the recent recycled crafts Discover and Explore linky.   Kid-Designed Cardboard Castles from Fun-A-Day Cardboard City Project-Based Learning and Pretend Play from Lemon Lime Adventures Cardboard {Read More}

Recycled Crafts {Discover & Explore}

We like reusing and repurposing as many items as we can, and I love to see my kids coming up with creative new uses for discarded objects. This week’s theme for Discover & Explore is recycled crafts. I can’t wait to see what creative ideas everyone has to share. Recycled Crafts Here on Fantastic Fun and Learning we’ve shared a couple of fun recycled crafts. This egg carton sea life set was a wonderful summer project that we enjoyed making {Read More}

5 Fun Plant Activities To Try with Kids this Spring

We’ve been having so much fun outdoors this spring. I loved seeing all of the fun plant activities in last week’s Discover & Explore linky. There were a lot I wanted to try here at home with the girls, and these five are ones we’re adding to our spring bucket list. Fun Plant Activities We’re Trying This Spring The girls love collecting little bits of nature as we are out on our walks. We’ve used fall items to create before, {Read More}

Plant Activities {Discover and Explore}

This week for Discover & Explore we’re sharing about crafts, activities and resources for learning about plants. I can’t wait to see what plant activities everyone has to share. Here on Fantastic Fun and Learning we’ve explored a few different preschool themes related to plants. Click on the images below to see the activities related to each theme. Then don’t forget to share your great ideas in the linky at the bottom of the post.  If you aren’t a blogger, {Read More}

5 Fun Vehicle Sensory Bins

I know I say this a lot about the Discover & Explore linky, but I found so many fun ideas shared in last week’s Things That Go theme.  You’ll definitely want to take a peak at the 40+ ideas shared if you haven’t had a chance to yet. Today I want to feature some super cute and creative vehicle sensory bins. Way Cool Monster Truck Sensory Bin from Crayon Box Chronicles Vehicle Sensory Bin for Toddlers from Minne Mama Construction Vehicle {Read More}