DINNER CONVERSATION STARTERS!  FAMILY FUN!  Cut up, put in jar on table & have kids pick one at dinner.

Fun to put in a jar and have you kids/spouse pick at the dinner table for conversation starters!

This is from a college professor who is combatting punctuation "myths" kids pick up in school. It's a nice article. I like the how the "commas go where you breath" myth is debunked. I like the witty comeback. I think I'll start using it.

This is from a college professor who is combating punctuation "myths" kids pick up in school. It's a nice article. I like the how the "commas go where you breath" myth is debunked. Better to start teaching my kids the right way from the beginning.

Have your kids choose the serving on the front of each bin. This way they have a good balance of healthy and treats. This gives them a way to make sure they eat it, because they want it. They'll be able to look forward to yummy snacks after a sandwich or the main portion.

Tips and Ideas for Making Cold Lunches Easy

Lunch bins with number of servings from each bin on the front. Popcorn and veggie straws Goldfish and rice/Ritz crackers Fruit bars and granola bars Apple sauce and fruit cups Yogurt tubed and cheese Meats and veggies

Monster stuffies 1. kid picks template. 2.  Kid picks fabric 3. volunteer sews 4.  kids make eyes and mouths to glue on (use fabric glue) 4. kid stuffs  5. volunteer stiches up opening.

Kid picks fabric volunteer sews kids make eyes and mouths to glue on (use fabric glue) kid stuffs volunteer stiches up opening.

24 books of Christmas- one for each night. Love! I really want to do this Wrap and let kids pick one to open every night, then re wrap each year and it's a surprise each night!

Awesome idea in place of candy from an advent calendar! 24 books of Christmas - one for each night. Wrap and let kids pick one to open every night to read at bedtime! *Do this instead of candy advent calendar*

MAke board then each week that we start a new letter have kids pick pictures out of  a variety.... each child pin up a picture that goes with the letter sound.... Coyne's Crazy Fun Preschool Classroom: language activity

MAke board then each week that we start a new letter have kids pick pictures out of a variety. each child pin up a picture that goes with the letter sound. Coyne's Crazy Fun Preschool Classroom: language activity or use as a word wall

Math Center... Money sticks...kids pick a stick, count coins, and record.

kids pick a stick, count coins, and record. Or could use velcro and kids have to place coins on stick.

Use these age appropriate chore lists to create a chore chart for your kids. I like to pick 1 or 2 new chores each year to add my kids’ responsibilities. There are lots of good ideas here!

Make Your Own Chore Chart PLUS lots of other printable activities for kids

Use these age appropriate chore lists to create a chore chart for your kids. I like to pick 1 or 2 new chores each year to add my kids’ responsibilities. There are lots of good ideas her

I made these into reward balls.  I had the kids pick rewards, then I wrote a reward on each ball.  At the start of each day the kids pick a ball and work towards that goal with good behavior!  Great for my son with ADHD!

This is used for rewards in class. I like the idea of colored ping pong balls with rewards on them. You could spray paint the white ping pong balls.

Free storytelling tool for kids - pick the images, drop them on the storyboard, add text bubbles, change colors of various of elements in the pictures... Many editing tools to make it fun!

Free: Wonderful Storytelling Tool for Kids - Storyboard That

Free storytelling tool for kids - pick the images, drop them on the storyboard, add text bubbles to create stories. Many editing tools to make it fun! Great for creativity, storytelling, and fine motor skills.

Opening pokeballs made from paper plates and construction paper. Then had the kids pick out their favorite Pokemon, color them, and tape them inside. The kids were so excited for this project that one child threw a tantrum when his mom said they weren't coming so she had to come to the gym just so he could come to Playcare.

Opening pokeballs made from paper plates and construction paper. Then had the kids pick out their favorite Pokemon, color them, and tape them…

A fun algebra game!  Kids pick four (or more) cards from the pile, combine like terms, and write the expression.  Have them work as partners and compare results!

A fun algebra game! Kids pick four (or more) cards from the pile, combine like terms, and write the expression. Have them work as partners and compare results! -This could work with adding/subtracting integers as well.

Crunchy Chipotle Ranch Chicken and Potatoes - 7 easy ingredients in this meal and comes with a side of ranch roasted potatoes! So good! #chickentenders #bakedchickentenders #ranchpotatoes | Littlespicejar.com

Baked Crunchy Chipotle Ranch Chicken with Potatoes

Crunchy Chipotle Ranch Chicken and Potatoes - 7 easy ingredients in this meal and comes with a side of ranch roasted potatoes! So good! #chickentenders #bakedchickentenders #ranchpotatoes | Littlespicejar.com

Prayer Pail- Have the kids pick a stick out of the pail to pray for at dinner prayers.  This seems like a great way to teach little ones to consider others in their prayers.

Prayer Pail for Kids Tutorial - Includes prompts for prayer. "The plan is to let each of our kids pick one (or a couple) sticks out of the prayer pail while we are at the dinner table and then let them pray for whatever or whoever is on the stick.

This garden art lighthouse is a fun project to do with kids. Pick a favourite lighthouse and recreate it with clay pots and some paint. Add a working solar lamp to make it magical at night.

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

This garden art LiGHTHouSe is a fun project to do. Pick a favourite lighthouse & recreate it w/ clay pots & some paint. Add a working solar lamp to make it magical at night.

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