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  • You can make a rainbow on a window sill, rainbows in the dark, and rainbows in the backyard using simple things like water, a mirror, and a flashlight. You can create rainbows from CDs and crystals and even swirl rainbows in your milk. There are lots of other colorful things to do with rainbows, so don't wait for a lucky rainbow day. Make your own rainbows today.

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    by Candace Bacon17

  • The song presents various features that made it popular in the 50s and 60s and still make it appealing to contemporary families: parent-child connection, a child’s wish, and an atmosphere of mystery.

    Scarlet Ribbons: Fun Family Activity and Sing-A-Long

    Scarlet Ribbons: Fun Family Activity and Sing-A-Long

    by Dora Weithers30

  • Penguin Day is a real holiday! Teach your children about penguins with some easy and inexpensive fun. Get some penguin facts, recipes, penguin craft ideas. January 20 is Penguin Day

    Fun Penguin Day Activities for Kids

    Fun Penguin Day Activities for Kids

    by HalloweenRecipes0

  • Simple ways to introduce children to gardening! Plus, alternative ideas to teach kids about growing fruits and vegetables without a backyard garden.

    Three Ways to Garden With Children

    Three Ways to Garden With Children

    by Kristina Hearn6

  • The weather is finally getting warmer and the days are growing longer. It's time to get outside with the kids and do fun things that cost virtually nothing. Go on a scavenger hunt. Eat green eggs and ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make a "bug bottle," and learn how to compost!

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • Activities and lesson plans for We're Going on a Bear Hunt like sequencing, repetition, five senses, basic geography, and facing fears, with videos, links, and more.

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Activities

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Activities

    by Candace Bacon15

  • We have all heard about making slime at home for your children, but why not up your slime game with fluffy slime? Your kid will thank you!

    How to Make Fluffy Slime

    How to Make Fluffy Slime

    by Kate Daily0

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