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    24 Free Printable Backyard Activity Cards

    It is nice to get your kids outside to play, but do you ever struggle with keeping them engaged? Of course, they will ideally enjoy some independent play on their outdoor toys or use their imaginations, but there may come a time when they need a little more guidance about how to be creative or active while they are enjoying the fresh air. That is where these printable backyard activity cards come in! Print the activity cards (on card stock, if you have it), and cut them out. Then, while you are playing outside, have your kids draw cards at random and complete the activity prompts.  If you are not…

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    3 Printable Indoor Scavenger Hunts for Kids

    If you are stuck inside and looking for a way to keep kids entertained, a scavenger hunt is a fun and educational solution. I am excited to share with you these three printable indoor scavenger hunts that were designed to get kids active while helping them learn. When you download this free pack of printable scavenger hunts for kids, you will find that each hunt has an educational theme and includes engaging questions or activities to go one step beyond checking items off a list. Counting Scavenger Hunt for Kids The Counting hunt is geared toward preschoolers who are practicing their counting and one-to-one correspondence skills. Your kids will be…

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    10 Encouraging Bible Coloring Pages for Kids

    We are living in scary and uncertain times right now, as our world has been turned upside down. These Bible coloring pages are meant to give kids an opportunity to reflect on the good and positive in the world and in themselves, to give them hope, to inspire them to pray and trust in God. Each of these free Bible coloring pages features a positive word, which is accompanied by a related Bible verse. Beneath the positive word, I’ve written a prompt. Kids can color or doodle their answers to each prompt. The encouraging words, verses, and prompts are: Good (Romans 8:28): God, here is the good I see in…

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    6 Easter Coloring Pages and Printable Activities for Kids

    Easter is such a wonderful season of celebration! In honor of this special time, I have put together six fun Easter coloring page and printable activities for kids. Whether in the days leading up to Easter or at an Easter party, I hope your kids will enjoy these coloring pages of eggs and Easter bunnies. To access the Easter coloring pages, you will enter your name and email address below, and then check your inbox for a downloadable PDF packet. This packet includes: 4 Easter coloring pages 1 fill-in story that will create a silly letter to the Easter Bunny 1 activity page on which kids can fill their own…

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    Summer Bucket List for Kids {Free Printable}

    Have you ever heard the saying that we only have eighteen summers with our kids? In theory, there is something so magical about summer. Everyone is home together, the weather is warm, and the opportunities to make memories of a lifetime are endless. But summertime can also be overwhelming. You might feel pressure to pack each day with activities, or you might feel guilty if you let a day pass by where everyone is vegging in front of the TV. How do you balance the magic with the overwhelm? Enter the summer bucket list for kids. Building a summer bucket list with your kids is the ideal way to make…

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    Free Kids’ Activity and Coloring Pages for Spring

    I don’t know about you, but I am so excited that spring is just around the corner! To celebrate the end of winter, I have put together a set of printable kids’ activity and coloring pages for spring. I hope your students or kids get into the spirit of spring and bust out lots of colorful crayons to complete these printable pages. When you enter your email below, you will receive a PDF that contains two coloring pages and three fun spring printable activities for kids. Coloring Pages for Spring The first of the two coloring pages for spring features the words “Spring has Sprung!” The phrase is surrounded by…

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    Free Printable Mother’s Day Book From a Child to Someone Special

    This Mother’s Day, your kids or students can create a personalized gift for any woman in their lives. This Mother’s Day printable book would be wonderful as a standalone gift, or as a card or addition to another gift. Each page provides fill-in prompts about the special person. The kids (or you) can write in answers and then draw pictures throughout the book. I have intentionally left the name blank so that the child can personalize it: mom, stepmom, grandma, abuela, nana, and so on. This will also give early writers some spelling practice on a special name! It also does not reference Mother’s Day specifically, so it could be…

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    5 Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables for Kids

    My three oldest kids had so much fun with this set of five St. Patrick’s Day printables! I hope you will enjoy this variety of activities for your own children or the students in your classroom. When you download this set of free St. Patrick’s Day printables, you will receive a PDF that includes: St. Patrick’s Day printable coloring page of a leprechaun hat “I’m lucky to have…” shamrock writing and reflection activity Shamrock color by addition worksheet Coloring and drawing activity: “What would you like to find at the end of the rainbow?” “Wanted” Leprechaun poster fill-in-the-blank story activity The short form at the bottom of this post will…

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    7 Valentine’s Day Printable Activities for Kids

    Are you looking for a set of Valentine’s Day printables? These seven Valentine’s Day free printable coloring pages and activities will keep your kids or students festively busy! When you download this free printable activity packet, you will get a PDF that includes: 4 Valentine’s Day printable coloring pages 1 Valentine’s Day printable word search 1 Valentine’s Day fill-in-the-blank story (like Mad Libs™) 1 Valentine’s Day printable activity sheet Valentine’s Day Printable Coloring Pages This set comes with four Valentine’s Day themed coloring pages: A heart with whimsical decorations inside, including a flower, rainbow, and crown Four “talking hearts” with empowering and encouraging phrases, such as “Be Kind,” “Be Brave,”…

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    A Day Well Spent Printable Checklist for Kids

    Have you ever wondered how to keep kids busy at home when you’ve got a whole day stretching ahead of you? If I’m not careful, days with my kids can quickly turn into marathons of their favorite streaming shows and incessant begging for snacks. When I’m on my game, I help my kids come up with ideas to craft their own day well spent. Although it’s important for kids to come up with their own activities, sometimes they need a little guidance about where to start. That’s why I have created a checklist for kids called “A Day Well Spent.” It includes a balanced mix of creativity, social skills, physical…