Posted in All Kid Activities

Twister Color Matching

A “twist” of the game called Twister—
Find objects of the same color to fill up the entire Twister mat.

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Caleb had so much fun searching for objects!

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We did this activity four (4) times in a row! That’s how much he liked it. Hahaha! Try it! Simple, easy, educational, and most of all fun!

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Posted in All Kid Activities, Math Activities

Water Bead Smashing

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I still had so many water beads I had to come up with another activity to use them in. Thus, the water bead smashing activity was born!!!!

We went to the yard for this activity. Used chalk to draw some numbers on the gate. These were our targets. I would call out the numbers and Caleb would hit them with the water beads. You can do variations of this – letters, sum, difference, etc.

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He even drew his own number to hit.

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Balancing and throwing at the same time.

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Smashed water beads.

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Caleb had so much fun and it was easy to clean up.

We hosed down the gate.

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And swept the smashed beads into the gutter.

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A fun learning activity and great for releasing stress and pent up anger! Hahaha!

Posted in Home Investigations

Home Investigation: Magnets

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I bought these magnets for a song at the local flea market. I thought magnet investigation would be a fun activity for Caleb. I provided him with various things to test his magnet on.

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He surprised me during this activity by creating with the magnets instead!

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Eyeglasses!

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Look mom!

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Earphones! Hahaha! This boy cracks me up.

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Enjoying himself.

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I urged him to go around the house to see which things, objects, appliances his magnet would stick to. He did this for a while and went back to “creating” instead.

Look! A number 8!

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His creative juices were flowing! Why would stand in the way of that? Haha! Let’s try again tomorrow 😉