9 Educational Play Activities for Kids

Whether your child is in school or at home with you, educational play is a fantastic way to spend quality time together while disguising learning with fun!

We have compiled list of fun, educational activities for children in Elementary School/Lower Division from some great parenting blogs:

 

House Hunt by Play at Home Mom

This is a fun new twist on a scavenger hunt and a perfect way to spend a rainy day inside. The only supplies you need are a camera and a photo printer (or you can print the pictures at a local store.)

 

12 Creative Story-Telling Activities by Imagination Tree

Bring your child’s favorite stories to life with this list of activities.

 

20 Colour Activities for Preschoolers by Imagination Tree

This list of activities features some easy and some more complex ways to help your preschooler learn about their colors in fun and entertaining ways.

 

Play with Pool Noodles by Bath Activities for Kids

This is a great round up with tons of activities to do with pool noodles. Pool noodles are affordable (you can find them frequently at the dollar store), which is a bonus. These activities will help broaden your child’s imagination.

 

Earth Day Activities: Grow a Meadow Indoors by Nurture Store

Academy’s Lower Division has a garden for the students to take part in caring for at school, so why not bring the science activity home with this activity? This article also has several other eco-friendly activities for children.

 

Number Recognition and Ordering with Paper Tubes by Learn with Play at Home

This is a fantastic way to recycle those old paper tubes from toilet paper, wrapping paper and paper towels while learning numbers!

 

100+ Science Activities by Learn with Play at Home

This is an incredible round up of over a hundred science activities that children can do at home. From cloud jars to astronomy to oil and water color explosions, there are activities that focus on science for a range of ages.

 

Find and Write Letter Scavenger Hunt by Coffee Cups and Crayons

Scavenger Hunts are fun and interesting learning opportunities and this is another example of one. Perfect for students learning handwriting and letters!

 

Number Identification Life Size Math Game by Coffee Cups and Crayons

Any game that is life-sized is suddenly much more fun in the eyes of children, so this activity is perfect for making math and numbers fun! Best of all, all you need are paper plates, markers and large dice (that you can make yourself).

  

 

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