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This book is another treasure-filled resource for setting-up a creative environment and encouraging creative thinking. There are oodles of play ideas, too! It’s geared toward preschoolers, but families of school-age kids will find many activities to enjoy, too.

Child of Wonder: Nurturing Creative & Naturally Curious Children by Ginger Carlson.

LOVE This book! Ava's Kindergarten teacher told us about it and it is fabulous!

"Incredible You!: 10 Ways to Let Your Greatness Shine Through" by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer (recommended for little Spartans by Dr. Matt Helm, Director of MSU's PhD Career Services)

How to play and learn... with your food, a collection of activities for kids.

Learning and playing with food

Period Pocket-Playground? SCA Children/Kids Costumed Dolls Natural Blocks Dyed wood beads A light and a dark Wax ' Model Clay' Rusti colored pencils homemade paper a little Basket to put it all in?

Busy Bags 101- and Lots of Busy Bag Ideas!

For the traveling therapist: Pocket-Playground - 8 different items, 50 activities to keep them busy. Ideal for trips and holidays. Great ideas, geared towards slightly older children.

I 100% believe in roughhousing and allowing children to experience the physical side of life from an early age.  » 6 Benefits of Roughhousing for Kids - Psych Central

"The Art of Roughhousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It" by Dr. Anthony T. DeBenedet, M. and Lawrence J.

Fun, kid-friendly tooth fairy ideas to prepare for losing teeth and the much anticipated visit from the Tooth Fairy herself. Customize your Tooth Fairy Certificate Template! (free download)

Fun, kid-friendly tooth fairy ideas to prepare for losing teeth and the much anticipated visit from the Tooth Fairy herself. Here's a Tooth Fairy Certificate Template with Dr.

Quiet Book Guide: How to Make One of Your Own from And Next Comes L

Quiet Books

How to make a quiet book guide with lots of quiet book ideas for kids, including lots of quiet book patterns, no sew quiet book ideas, and tips for making one of your own.

Fort Building 101- JANET W. FOSTER, a Columbia University architectural historian, talks about building pillow forts with her two sons... And then her voice started to trail off. “I’m tearing up,” she said. “You never know when you’re going to build your last fort.”

Lessons in the Art of Pillow Fort Construction

Lessons in the Art of Pillow Fort Construction.Me and Matt will have some fort building


Make Your Own Coloring Book with Family Photos

How to make your own coloring book using family photos! I think my girls would have a blast with this and this would be a cute Christmas/birthday gift for my nieces and nephews!