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Freeze small toys in a block of ice...let kids try and get everything out (salt, hammers, water)... great summer fun!

Frozen fun - block of ice filled with 'stuff' for the kids to excavate. Cool summer fun Instead of piñata. Tried, The toys break though. Ice flies everywhere.sort of dangerous.

write letters in chalk, have child trace over with water

Painting with Water on a Chalkboard. Write letters in chalk and have children use a paintbrush dipped in water to "paint" over. Use different size paintbrushes to adapt for fine motor skills work.

Wow this site has HUNDREDS of activities for newborns to 5 year olds that are organized by 1/2 of their age all the way! Perfect for EVERY stage!!!

An awesome list of activities based on age -- submitted by professionals -- even goes down to early infant (from "Productive Parenting" website)

Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda.  Sheer minutes of colorful fizziness!!... Pretty sure we will be doing this tomorrow!! Spring break activities here we come!! Yippee

Colorful Fizzy Fun: Pinner says "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizzy fun!

A new kind of goo!  Shaving cream and cornstarch.  Eventually gets to a mold-able consistency but is fun even before you get there!!! Soon much fun!

All you need is a bottle of shaving cream and a box of corn starch. This was enough for two tubs of this wonderful, fluffy stuff! We poured about half the box of corn starch in each tub and then just squirted the shaving cream into them.

Use paint sticks and velcro to make an activity of putting things in order; could also use for an individual schedule for kids with autism-- very portable!

love this idea!Use paint sticks and velcro to make an activity of putting things in order; could also use for an individual schedule for kids with autism-- very portable! Could put in a center with words to put in ABC order.

Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!

The Ellie Grip - a "sock puppet" to help kids with their pencil grip! Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock.

50 Things to Know About Educational Activities During Babies First Year

50 Things to Know to Enjoy Educational Activities During Babies First Year - 50 Things to Know