Kids Activities

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Activities for children - Outdoor Play, Soda Bottle Rocket Launcher, Father’s Day Printable, Stained Glass & Suncatcher Crafts and DIY Wind Chimes.

Outdoor Play

Kids’ Outdoor Play

We love to be outdoors. Whether it’s for playtime or learning activities, we always feel refreshed after time outside. This week for Discover & Explore we want to hear all about your favorite outdoor play ideas. Check out some of the outdoor play activities we’ve shared on Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Outdoor Play Ideas

Cool off during the summer with some water balloon play. This collection of over 50 activities was our most popular post last summer. You’re sure to find some new ideas to try.

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How to Make a Soda Bottle Rocket Launcher With Your Kids

Are your kids fascinated by things that fly?

Want an outdoor adventure that’s part mechanics, part crafts and all fun?

Build a rocket launcher with your kids and every time you finish a 2-liter bottle of soda pop, you can send it soaring.

In this article I’ll show you how to launch a bottle rocket adventure with your family. Start with a root beer float, add some arts and crafts, bring on a few building tools and create some high-flying fun.

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Free Father’s Day Printable

It’s almost Father’s Day! If you have a kid who isn’t quite ready to write an entire card for Father’s Day, then this free Father’s Day Printable is for you!

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Stained Glass & Suncatcher Crafts Kids Can Make

Stained glass and suncatcher crafts kids can make are some of our favorite projects at The Artful Parent! I’ve evenly jokingly called this a stained glass and suncatcher blog since we make so many!

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DIY Wind Chimes – a Recycled Craft for Kids

These DIY Wind Chimes, made from a plastic bottle and some beads and buttons, will add a burst of colour to any outdoor play space or patio!

I have a real soft spot for homemade wind chimes.  We’ve made several sets of wind chimes here over the years, and each time, they’re so unique and whimsical.  I’m really excited to share our latest DIY wind chimes with you!  We worked on these as a collaborative project and hung the chimes in our back yard play space, right beside our playhouse.  I think these wind chimes would be wonderful for a toddler or preschooler to make.

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