Friday, July 13, 2012

flashback fun: classic children's activities

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remember those fun activities that we built memories around when we were kids?  sometimes it's nice to just enjoy those simple things with our children.  here are some of those classic children's activities that many of us did when we were children.

1. Play Hopscotch - famiglia&seoul
2. Straw Necklaces - Mama Smiles
3. Magazine Collages - Reading Confetti
4. Egg Carton Caterpillars - Glittering Muffins

1. Collecting Rocks - Inspiration Laboratories
2. Noodle Necklaces - Crayon Freckles
3.  Leaf Rubbings - Word Playhouse
4. Playing Card Motorbike - Toddler Approved

1. Homemade Shrinky Dinks - Unplug Your Kids
2. Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano - The Saavy Housewife
3. Painting with Potato Stamps - My Growing Home
4. Homemade Crayons - One Perfect Day

1. Dying Carnations - Paint Cut Paste
2. Coffee Filter Butterflies - I Can Teach My Child
3. Contact Paper Suncatchers - Crayon Freckles
4. Tin Can Phone - Childhood 101

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JDaniel4's Mom said...

I remember doing many of these as a child! What a fun round up!

Ness @ One Perfect Day said...

This is such a great round up! I'm pinning it so I can check them all out. Thanks for including our molded crayons!

MaryAnne K said...

The old school crafts never get old! Thanks for including our straw necklaces - reminds me that I need to do that with my two-year-old!

Valerie @ Glittering Muffins said...

Great round-up! Thanks for including us :)

Gina said...

Love this list of activities! I've never tried Shrinky Dinks...I'll have to give it a whirl. Thanks for including our hopscotch! :)

Trisha @ Inspiration Laboratories said...

I had so much fun with these when I was a kid. It will be fun to do them with my kids.

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