Are you looking for some great family-friendly activities that will inspire you in fun ways this week? Then you’ve come to the right place! Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll find a fun activity you can do each day of the week. Mini Marble Run This a great activity for older kids…and younger children if they are supervised.
For this activity, you will need: Bendable straws, *metal BBs, hot glue, cereal/cracker box, a bottle cap, pencil, and plain paper
Funschooling Videos If you have some marbles and cardboard, get ready to have some fun with them, then check out a chain and bottle puzzle!
Educational Activities for Kids: Marble Run Challenge
How to make a spiral Marble Machine – cardboard toy
Wow! Amazing DIY Marble Run Machine from Cardboard
Wow! Amazing DIY Marble Run Machine without DC Motor
The Impossible Ring and Chain Bottle Puzzle!
Special Days & Holidays Aug 5-11
Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has postedthe newest version of her August 2018 Special Days Calendar. It has a long list of famous birthdays, historical events, interesting days, monthly event and food themes, and more. Betty Jo and I have created a Special Days Companion filled with 100 activities you can do as a family during the month of August. To find out more about this wonderful product, click here.
Here are a few of the things on her list and some helpful activities and links:
One of the food themes for August is Oranges.Learn about this fun food and how to use the peel in interesting ways.
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