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These eggheads with growing hair are an eggcelent kids activity for Easter. Set them up a few days in advance and you can enjoy a tasty egg and cress sandwich on Easter Sunday!

Paper Rockets   1. Decorate the paper.   2. Put glue on one of the longer edges. Then role the paper around a pencil starting from the opposite side.  3. Close the top of the rocket with scotch tape.  4. Insert a plastic straw and you are ready to go

Paper Rockets: To make them you will need paper, glue, scotch tape and a plastic straw. Decorate the paper. Put glue on one of the longer edges. Then role the paper around a pencil starting from the opposite side. Close the top of the rocket wit

Cardboard Tube Space Ship. Be sure to use paper towel or wrapping paper rolls. (we don't use toilet paper rolls, that is gross!)

Cardboard Tube Space Ship

A must for my space loving boy.DIY Cardboard Tube Space Ship by marthastewart: A great reuse for those long wrapping paper tubes.

Good Ideas For You | Fun & Games, lots of fun stuff to do.

gross motor and tying shoes practice. My students don't know how to tie shoes so I'll be teaching them with this great idea.

Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide! by thecontemplativecreative: Yes!

Chris started this one years ago. haha not sur how safe but definitely fun Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide!

@Alison Todd your kids would like this and not suck up the bubbles.

bubble painting: have the kiddos blow until they have a huge pile of bubbles, then press the paper gently into the bubbles, allowing them to pop on the paper (repeat the process with as many colors as the kids want) - the end result is amazing!

The best recipe for bubbles and a cool way of storing and dispensing them!

Bubble Mixture Recipe

Have you ever wanted to know how to make your own bubble mixture? Here is a simple recipe and a great way of storing it so the kids can help themselves!

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25 ways to keep your kids busy – without television. DIY Ball maze from paper towel rolls and a cardboard box

Lego Car

Balloon Powered Lego Car - There will be hours of fun when the kids make their own balloon powered LEGO Car! It’s such a simple idea but works a treat and it’s a great holiday project. Balloon Powered LEGO Car Tutorial via ‘The Crafty Mummy’

OLIVER'S CARDBOARD GARAGE. for little cars, adapted from MissyInspired's blog. Instead of using duct tape, I used Aileen's Tacky glue for the entire project for a cleaner look. The upper level, set on 2 toilet paper tubes (lots of glue to hold in place), is wide so a car can drive past parked cars, the ramp has sides, and doors are marked enter & exit. I also glued a piece of cardboard in the center bottom of the box to level it. He loves it! Less than an hour to build!

Features a van with opening doors and detachable caravan that opens to reveal a small kitchen and bedL

Building without blocks. Newspaper play structure. Approved by Andrea Beaty, author of Iggy Peck Architect. #STEAM

Newspaper Play Structures -- kids can build & re-build them. Throw a sheet overtop for an instant reading nook. Fine motor for rolling, planning, hand strength to hole punch, sensory hangout if add a blanket.

Puff Ball Tracks

Fine motor play from recycled materials - Toilet paper rolls, egg cartons and tape - all you need is a few recyclables for this fine motor pom pom play! (via Teach Me Mommy)

20 Clever Ways to Use a Pool Noodle. Love the marble run and soccer croquet.

20 Clever Ways to Use a Pool Noodle

Simple Activities for Little Engineers ~ via Inner Child Fun . pool noodle marble run . not sure I am comfy with the ladder but could so do this outside using the backyard tree and fence as part of the track!


25 More Gifts to Make for Kids

An amazing for a DIY kid-sized football table which is portable and mini sized. Your kids will love their own mini football box!

trapped like a little mouse =}

Funny pictures about Maze made from cardboard boxes. Oh, and cool pics about Maze made from cardboard boxes. Also, Maze made from cardboard boxes.