14 Days of Adventure – Day 12: Design Your Own Indoor Fort

Day 12: Design Your Own Indoor Fort There is nothing that kids love more than being in their own private hideaway haven. And there’s nothing more fun that crafting it yourself in the comfort of your own home by building an indoor fort. This is a wonderful indoor activity that will provide many happy memories,…

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14 Days of Adventure – Day 11: How to Play Marbles

Day 11: How to Play Marbles I never grew up playing marbles. For me, it was trading the hockey stickers that came with a book. Your parents probably remember those. You got a sticker book and then you had to buy the packs of gum with the stickers in them. You always wanted the ones…

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14 Days of Adventure – Day 9: Be Theatrical!

Day 9: Be Theatrical! You can make your own puppet theater. Begin by cutting off the finger-ends of old gloves. Draw faces on these fingers with felt tip markers and glue on yarn for hair. Or glue on felt strips to create cat, dog or other animal faces. Then create a story that the finger…

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14 Days of Adventure – Day 7: Let’s Get Folding!

Day 7: Let’s Get Folding! Paper-folding or origami,  is a lot of fun and requires a great deal of focus and fine motor muscle movement. As such, it can be great exercise for students in persistence, patience and coordination! Today, I have collected some fun resources for you to practice your folding and make some…

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14 Days of Adventure – Day 6: Make Cookies

Day 6: Make Cookies Making cookies (or anything in the kitchen for that matter) can be a wonderful learning experience for children. Not only do children get to learn about using measurements for getting the precise amount of ingredients needed for the recipe but students also learn about how mixing various items results in a…

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14 Days of Adventure – Day 4: Create a Nature Scrapbook!

I hope you have been enjoying the 14 Days of Adventure Series! Let me know in the comments if you have liked any of these ideas and have done any. Or bring your creations to class when the break is over. Here is today’s adventure:    Day 4: Create a Nature Scrapbook! One of the…

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