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8 not to be missed easy, inexpensive and creative ideas for kids activities with leaves!

Fall activities for kids! 8 not to be missed easy, inexpensive and creative ideas for kids activities with leaves!

200+ Ideas for Messy Play Ideas from The PLAY Group including a section for messy process art to spark creativity in children.  Ideas are open ended with a focus on the process.

200 Ideas for Messy Play Ideas from The PLAY Group including a section for messy process art to spark creativity in children. Ideas are open ended with a focus on the process.

Put glue on paper in designs, pour salt over it and then drop small watercolor paint droplets and watch the colors grow!

Raised salt painting - Glue in designs on paper. pour table salt over it (generously), then drop watercolor paint (or water w/ food coloring) and watch it travel along the salt lines.

Music and Movement - Use Shower Curtain Rings!  Can I get these at the dollar store?  Hmm..

shower curtain rings + ribbon = dancing fairy rings (great for music movement)! Love the idea to use shower current rings!

Painting with flour. Microwave to make fluffy!

Homemade Puff Paint: 1 tablespoon self-raising flour a few little drops of food colouring 1 tablespoon salt Then add some water to make a nice smooth paste. Microwave the design on high for 10 – 30 seconds until the paint puffs and it’s all nice and dry.

weaving tee-pees

Crepe paper and yarn teepee. Can it be made large like a Native American Teepee.

Glue tacks to clothespins to hang student work on bulletin boards. Makes it SO easy to switch out work.

To hang pictures/ important papers from cork board// Glue tacks to clothespins to hang pics on bulletin boards. Makes it SO easy to switch out pictures without damaging them.

Painted sticks

DIY Kids Craft - Heartfelt Stick Art :) Cute for Valentines Day. So simple, collect sticks, paint them, cut them to length to make a heart, then use string or wire to keep it all together.

I made this really cool game that they LOVED doing! I used sharpies to color the clothespins and turned pipe cleaners into a loop. They then matched the correct color loop and pinned on the clothespin. Not only do they think about the colors, but use fine motor skills too! (This is great for a "rainbow theme)

sharpies to color the clothespins and turned pipe cleaners into a loop. matched the correct color loop and pinned on the clothespin. think about the colors, but use fine motor skills too! They each got one bag with a set of colors each

Synonym flowers

Bulletin Board/ word wall - One flower for each unit -- two petals a lesson. that could be a fun way to post the vocabulary words! Math words could be another flower too!