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30th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 100: Kitchen Camping

An Indoor Play Activity

If you like the idea of the great outdoors, but cringe at the thought of sleeping under the stars, we have good news for you – you can “camp out” withyour kids in the safety of your own home.

Materials Required:

  • Sheet
  • Large towels or blankets

Optional Materials:

  • Flashlights
  • Toilet paper tubes
  • Markers/paint

Instructions:
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29th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 99: Kids’ Circus

An Indoor Play Activity

If your child likes the circus, you can sponsor one right in your own living room or play room.

Materials Required:

  • Sheet or blanket
  • Stuffed animals
  • Boxes
  • Plastic containers/cups
  • String

Optional Materials:

  • Face paints
  • Adult T-shirt and sneakers

Instructions:
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27th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 98: Kiddie Bank

An Indoor Play Activity

Lots of kids seem to think that the bank is where anyone can go to get any amount of money needed, free. Would that it were so easy.

Materials Required:

  • Play money

Optional Materials:

  • “Coins” from aspirin bottles
  • Crayons
  • Notebook

Instructions:
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25th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 97: Keeper of the Cans

An Indoor Play Activity

Do you live in a region that requires deposits on beverage containers? If so, your child can use this “hidden money” as part of an ongoing project that will help him or her learn about managing resources and helping others.

Materials Required:

  • Beverage containers
  • Secure, safe storage space
  • Pencil
  • Paper

Instructions:
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24th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 96: Just in Time

An Indoor Play Activity

How many times a day do you find yourself saying, “Just a second,” “Just one minute,” or “Just a few minutes”? What do these ideas really mean to your child? To find out, try these time games.

Materials Required:

  • Watch or clock with second hand

Instructions:
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15th
Aug 2012

Children’s Activity 91: I’ve Got a List

An Indoor Play Activity

Armed with just a pencil and paper, your child can exercise both logic and imagination by coming up with lists; all you have to do is provide the categories.

Materials Required:

  • Pencil
  • Paper

Instructions:
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