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  • Entertainment and Activities
    Activities With Food
    Apple Prints
    Apple Prints Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 10 minutes Materials: 1 apple Knife Paper towel Tempera paint Shallow pie tin Light-colored construction paper Celebrate harvest time with a bounty of fr...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Activities for Toddlers
    Bubble Wrap Fun
    Bubble Wrap Fun Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 30 minutes Materials: Bubble wrap Tempera paint Save the bubble wrap that comes with packages. You can also buy quantities of it fairly cheaply. Bubbl...
  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Fill the Picture Frame
    The artist in you is calling. Use this picture frame to draw a family portrait. ...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    Something's Missing!
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    Follow That Line
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    What's Missing?
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Drawing and Painting
    10 Craft Supplies You Can Make Yourself
    Homemade craft supplies are easy to make and great for the environment. The next time you and your children are feeling artsy, save yourself a trip to the craft store (and your money!) and make your own supplies from household or recycled materia...
    Lindsay Hutton
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  • Color by Letter or Number Printables
    Color by Number
    Print out this color by number activity for your kids to enjoy. What picture is hidden inside? ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Water Animal Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out what kind of water animal is giving Jamie a ride. ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Dancer Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out who is dancing to the music. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Drawing and Painting
    Homemade Paint Recipes
    Homemade Paint RecipesFlour-Based Poster Paint Materials 1/4 cup flour 1 cup water Small jars or plastic containers 3 tablespoons powdered tempera paint per container 2 tablespoons water per container 1/2 teaspoon liquid starch or liquid deterge...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Finish the Picture: Draw Your Family and Friends
    Draw all of your family and lots of your friends in this printable picture gallery. ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Garden Creature Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out what animal is living in the garden. ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Clown Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out what kind of car the clown is driving. ...
  • Wax Candle Painting Activity for Kids
    Drawing and Painting
    Candle-Wax Painting
    Candle-Wax PaintingMaterials Wax candle Watercolor paper Watercolors Paint brushDirectionsHave your child draw a pattern or scene with the wax candle onto a sheet of watercolor paper. The drawing will be almost invisible. When finished, have your...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
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  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Finish the Picture: Flying a Kite
    What kind of kite are these kids flying? Use your imagination to draw it! ...