Fun Fall Activities
Make fall even more fun for your family with these awesome apple, pumpkin, and leaf activities, including crafts, sensory bins, recipes, and more!
Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Sensory Bin + Learning Activity Idea For Preschoolers
Bring the outdoors in with this engaging sensory bin idea from @putthefuninfunction_ot! 🌳🍁 Simply fill a plastic container with play dirt or kinetic sand, add the colorful acorns and Squirrel Squeezers from The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game, and let your kids go to town, digging up the acorns and extracting them with the squeezers.🐿️ Can they find certain colored acorns? Can they count them as they play? Best of all, they'll be building early learning and fine motor skills, too!😊
The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game - Fall Family Fun & Games
Let's have some fun this fall!🍁🐿️ @katiemorris927 paired The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game with these adorable acorn cookies for the perfect fall family game night. What's YOUR family's favorite game and snack pairing? 💛
Halloween Sensory Bags: Sugar-Free Halloween Trick-or Treat Ideas
🎃 Sugar-free Halloween idea! 👻 If you want to cool it on the candy this year, create a sugar-free sensory treat bag instead! Simply fill small plastic bags with a bit of orange, black, green or purple Playfoam Pluffle, then add tiny toys or mini-erasers. Want more fun ideas for sugar-free trick-or-treat alternatives? Check out our Halloween Blog!
Adorable Fall Sensory Bin w/Sneaky Snacky Squirrel
Sneaky Snacky Squirrel goes sensory! We love this fall-themed sensory bin, created by @littleslearnandgrow, featuring a green split pea base and the acorns and squirrel squeezers from The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game. #SensoryBin #FallActivities #SneakySnackySquirrel
Halloween Blog: MAKE IT A DIY HALLOWEEN
This year, why not kick the expensive, store-bought costumes to the curb and create your own, customized costumes that truly reflect your kiddo’s style and personality? Check out a few of our favorite ideas from around the web, as well as, some great ideas for dressing your kiddo up as their favorite Educational Insights character, including FREE, downloadable masks! Plus, DIY allows the kids to take part in the creating! Happy Halloween, indeed! #DIYHalloween
The Season of Giving - 5 Fun Ways to Get Involved in Your Community
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all you have. It’s also a great time to help your kids begin to think about those who may be less fortunate. Volunteering benefits those in need, but it also introduces kids to the concepts of compassion, understanding, and gratitude. Visit our amazing blog for 5 fun family-friendly ways that kids can support those in need in their own communities! #giveback #seasonofgiving #thanksgivingactivity #communityservice #kindkids #teachingkindness #volunteer
Top Ideas to Make Thanksgiving Dinner Prep a Family Affair
Thanksgiving is meant to be spent together, with loved ones, but it’s not always easy to include the littlest members of your crew in the complex to-dos of turkey day. Luckily, we’ve scoured the internet for some delicious recipes, easy decorations, and helpful chores your kids can do on their own or you can do as a family to get ready for the Thanksgiving feast! Visit our blog for awesome ideas! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #familyaffair #momblog #kidsactivities #thanksgivingmealprep
15 Fun, Family-Friendly Activities To Add More Meaning to Thanksgiving
Between cooking and cleaning, airport pick-ups, and last-minute runs to the store, kids can get lost in the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving Day! Since Thanksgiving is meant to celebrate family, friends, and all of the other people and things we’re grateful for, we’ve pulled together some fun ways to involve kids in Thanksgiving prep! Check out these awesome ideas on our blog! #thanksgiving #familyfun #thanksgivinghelpers #givingback #kindkids #familyactivity #Thanksgivingblog #tablesetting
Fun Ways to Stay Connected to Nature – Outdoors and At Home!
The leaves are changing and crisp fall air is upon us…the perfect time to head out into nature! Not only does time spent in nature promote exercise and fresh air (duh), but it has also been shown to build confidence, promote creativity and imagination, and reduce stress and fatigue. Here are amazing things to discover and do, both on your walk and after. Visit our blog! #natureblog #outdooractivity #naturewalk #playbasedlearning #familyfun #fallfun #fallactivity #outdoorplay #educationalinsights
Let Little Ones Explore STEM Learning & the Great Outdoors!!!
Perfect for STEM learning, this super-sized Critter Habitat is great for curious learners and junior nature enthusiasts! Collect and observe bugs, frogs, fish, rocks, leaves, flowers and more in a safe, critter-friendly environment you can carry with you on your nature walks! #outdoorplay #buglover #critters #naturewalk #sciencetoys #STEMlearning #STEMtoys #sciencetoys #curiouskids #educationaltoys #explore Photo by @my_three_little_strawberries
Stay Connected to Community, Give Back & Cultivate Kindness As A Family!
As the holidays approach, many families are looking for ways to teach the joy of giving. At the same time, we’re all looking for ways to feel more connected with our community, even though we can’t get together in the same ways we used to. Below are a few of our favorite ideas for introducing the spirit of giving and community! #communityservice #stayconnected #familyfun #giveback #compassionatekids #giving #tistheseason #familyblog #communityoutreach #bekind #kindkids #familyactivity #community
Sugar-Free Halloween Treats & Creative Sensory Activities
Who said that trick-or treats need to be packed with sugar to be a hit? Playfoam is proof that kids love Halloween treats that offer squishy squashy sensory fun. No sugar, creative fun and glows in the dark! Playfoam is perfect for DIY sensory kits like this one by @chancetocreate, and even comes in individual pods that are great for party favors and sharing! #playfoam #glowinthedark #sensoryplay #sensorytoys #halloweentreats #partyfavors #trickortreat #creativefun #slimealternative #squishy
5 Ways to Stay Connected to Loved Ones
As if it wasn’t hard enough to connect with loved ones before school started this year, in-person and online classes leave little time for kids to visit with relatives and friends (if they were even able to do so safely before!). But keeping kids connected with loved ones is more critical now than ever! Here are 5 fun ways to stay connected with loved ones! #momblog #educationalinsights #virtualgames #snailmail #familyfun #keepingkidsconnected #blogtips #familytogetherness #virtualplay
Sweet Squirrel Sensory Bin For Fall Learning Fun
Squirrel Sensory Bin🐿 We love the way @learning.through.wander created this adorable hands-on activity combining #sensoryinput and #finemotorskills with #earlyliteracy! Did we mention you can add counting for #earlymathlearning? The #Sneaky SnackySquirrelGame is our best-selling #boardgame! Preschoolers learn color recognition
Spirited Sensory Play! Upgrade Your Sensory Bin For Fall!
Get into the spirit!👻 Playfoam Pluffle is non-toxic, never dries out and makes the perfect colorful addition to your #sensorybins! We love this creative set-up by @my_three_little_strawberries. Hide toy spiders, mini erasers or paper cut-outs in the mix and allow them to practice their fine motor skills. Sensory bins are also a #handson way for kids to calm, focus and engagement while #learningthroughplay! #playfoampluffle #playfoam #sensoryplay #halloweenfun #preschoolactivity #finemotor
SAVE 50% NOW - The Perfect Halloween Treat (or Classroom Incentive), Playfoam Pals Surprise Party!
Totally awesome ideas for Halloween treats (or school incentives) the kids will enjoy so much, they won't miss candy! Kids love squishy squashy sensory Playfoam and especially love collecting the adorable Playfoam Pals! Playfoam Pals Surprise Party, offers perfectly portable packages that make the best Halloween treat! SAVE 50% on boxes of 24 pieces now!!! #halloween #trickortreat #sugarfreetreats #trickortreat #halloweentreats #halloweenfun #momblog #familyfun #playfoam #playfoampals
DIY Halloween Costumes That Adorably Incorporate Masks!
Getting kids to keep their masks on is practically a full-time job. Add the excitement of socially-distanced Halloween parades and trick-or-treating and mask wearing might just go out the window, unless the mask is part of the costume! To help keep everyone safe and sane this Halloween, we’re sharing six super fun Halloween costume ideas that include an adorable face mask! #halloweenblog #DIYcostume #halloween2020 #kidsmask #kidcostumes #halloweencostumes #momblog #DIYhalloweencostume