Category: Roundups

At Home With the Kids All Day – Three Unexpected Opportunities

At the time of this writing, schools across the country, and around the world, are shut down.  As we attempt to gain control of a pandemic, parents suddenly find themselves at home with the kids all day.   For parents who typically homeschool, this really isn’t much of a problem.   For parents whose lives …

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Valentine’s Day Printable Roundup for Kids

Unless you’ve decided to become the big-meanie sugar police on Valentine’s Day you probably expect that your children will, at some point, come crashing down from a sugar high or two, or ten.   How about we provide a little balance with some fun, heart-themed, sugar-free activities that also sneak in a little extra cognitive …

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Guiding Our Children Back to Character

It was the year 2016.  In the United States, it was the year of the Strangest.  Election.  Ever.  We survived it of course, and by that I mean the presidential election finally ended.  Hallelujah!   Okay, enough with the melodrama.  Still, parents across the nation, regardless of candidate preference, worried about the negative after-effects that …

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Visual Tracking Activities for Kids – A Fun Brain Boosting Roundup

Visual tracking activities for kids are some of my most popular downloads in The Free Printables Collection.   In the past I’ve compiled a number of roundup posts that gather specific skill-building activities all in one place. Skills like auditory memory, visual memory, and spatial awareness, for instance. I thought now might be a good …

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Halloween Printables Roundup

I’ve been designing printable fun pages for kids for quite some time now and thought you might like to find the Halloween pages all in one place.  Check out this roundup of Halloween themed printable fun!     The first part of this list includes printable freebies.  Okay, almost free.  They’ll cost you an email …

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Spatial Awareness Activities for Kids

Let’s talk spatial awareness.  Raise your hand if you’ve ever been teased that you could get lost in a paper bag.  Really?  I’m the only one?  Give me a map and I do just fine.  Without a map, well, all bets are off.   My somewhat embarrassing poor sense of direction is just one example …

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