Activities

Tips for fun family activities and projects – art, crafts, music, cooking and more – for parents and their children.

earth day activities for kids
Earth Day Activities For All Ages
04/20/2020

Protecting and preserving our Earth is a global initiative but it starts locally. This Earth Day, join fellow Kiddie Academy community members in celebrating our commitment by participating in these activities you can do at home with the whole family. These activities align with our Life Essentials® curriculum and support…

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Why You Should Add Free Play Into Your Kid's Schedule
04/16/2020

I know I'm not alone when I say my world has changed quite a bit over the last few weeks. My kitchen table has become my office, my home has become my world, a walk to the edge of my neighborhood feels like an adventure to the ends of the…

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Working + Parenting + Teaching From Home: A Guide
04/08/2020

Working from home can be challenging enough but throw kids into the mix and it can be nearly impossible to stay productive. If the thought of potentially working from home with your children for an extended period of time feels overwhelming, we’ve got your back. Our team collected the best…

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We Get Along
02/10/2020

English: Together Spanish: Juntos (HUN-tos) American Sign Language: Curl fingers into fists, holding thumbs in the air. Touch fingers together and move in a circle in front of your body. When you open a box of crayons you see a lot of items inside that are kind of alike. They’re…

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Low-Tech STEM Activity: What the Heck Is That?
02/05/2020

It’s amazing how fast technology advances. Devices that were state of the art not that long ago wind up in the junk closet before you know it. We recently dropped by Kiddie Academy of Abingdon in Maryland with several items that were once high-tech must haves and asked the 5-year-olds…

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