10 games to play with a ball

10 games to play with a ball

Now that summer is upon us, and the kids are home from school, keeping busy and active is an everyday challenge. Thankfully, if you have some balls around, the games you can play are almost endless. Here are 10 ideas for things to do with the kids using a ball: 1....

Indoor Fun: Ping Pong Ball Bouncing Game

There are more games that can be played with ping pong balls than just standard table tennis. My kiddos had a blast with this one. We took out several tupperware containers and put in some kitchen washrags to make a soft landing surface. Then we stood a certain...

Get Kids Moving While Stuck Indoors

Like many of you, I am constantly concerned that my kids get plenty of physical activity. Especially during winter and the heat of summer, there seem to be fewer opportunities to work out those large muscle groups. I read a review of  Nickelodeon Fit for Wii...

Kids Learn Chess Free Online

Chess is a great game for kids to learn for many reasons, including improved concentration, problem solving ability, imagination, memory and self-motivation- all of which improve performance in school. Even as young as 4 and 5, kids can begin to learn and enjoy chess....
Free Arcade Games- PacMan, Super Mario and Tetris

Free Arcade Games- PacMan, Super Mario and Tetris

I found a great site that has tons of free arcade games for kids of all ages to enjoy. They have all the old classics and they’re just as much fun as when we played them as kids! Here are a few of my favorites: Super Mario Brothers Tetris PacMan Ms. Pac...

Scavenger Hunt List and Ideas

This is a guest post by Rebecca of www.scavenger-hunt-guru.com Looking for a fun kids activity that you can do anywhere? How about a scavenger hunt! They are easy to organize and tons of fun for all ages. Scavenger hunts will get your kids running around and learning...

Best Kids Online Computer Games Sites

From just pure entertainment to educational games, there are zillions of free online game sites available to keep kids entertained and learning while having fun. Here are what I think are the best sites for online games (in no particular order): Noggin and Nick Jr...

Kids Game Rules

With all the online games, Leapster, Nintendo, Wii, etc. options that are available now for kids, it’s easy to forget about the many fun and active games we adults played when we were growing up. You know, the kind where you did “one potato, two...
Madagascar 2 Games and Activities

Madagascar 2 Games and Activities

Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa is out, have you seen it? The movie web site has lots of fun activities! There are quite a few coloring sheets, connect the dots, games, wallpapers and 3d paper crafts. There is also a fun party planning section with masks, face painting...

Fun Bug Squishing Game

How many bugs can you squish in 30 seconds? Get those thumbs ready and squash away in our new bug squishing game!  It might seem like mindless fun, but the game is actually a really good way for the kids to practice using the mouse and improve their fine motor skills....

Outstanding Educational Games Site

My son is 3 and loves computer games and activities, so I’m always on the lookout for age-appropriate games that he’ll enjoy and get some educational value out of. I just found a really great site called UpToTen Kids that has over 1000 free games! The nice...

Free Online Games for Kids

Looking for games for your kids to play online? Check out the Free Online Kid Games site, where you’ll find links to tons of games like Dr. Seuss, Curious George, Dora the Explorer, Hannah Montana and over 100...
Free Sudoku for Kids

Free Sudoku for Kids

Sudoku is a great exercise in logic, especially for kids. These fun online Sudoku puzzles are made just for kids with three different levels of difficulty; Easy, Standard, and Difficult. If you don’t want to play online, try this free printable version. Enjoy...

Tower of Books Indoor Preschool Game

February is generally a snowy, icy, wet, yucky time of year wherever you live, which means a lot of your time is spent indoors. Being cooped up inside can be difficult, especially with busy little kids so here’s an indoor game from PreschoolRock.com to play with...

Free Curious George Activities

I have another great link today: the Curious George website for the kids tv show. It has some fabulous printables, video clips, and lots of online games that are fun but still easy for younger kids. Banana 411, connect the dots, step-by-step instructions on how to...