Funschooling with ordinary household items

Learning With Ordinary Household Items

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Have you been looking for ways to make learning more interesting?

Then you have come to the right place!

The following list of ordinary, inexpensive, household items can be used to make learning much more fun and interesting in creative ways.

I’ll be offering activities and ideas for the following household items. If you have a special request to add to this list, let me know, and I’ll see what I can come up with.

photo of bamboo toothpicks

From The Kitchen

Toothpicks– Straws – Cardboard Tubes – Glass Jars – Cardboard Boxes – Cans – Water Bottles – Egg Carton – Egg Shells – *Recycled Containers – *Recycled Cups – Skewers – Recycled K-Cups – Sponges – Food Coloring – Zip-Top Bags – Magnets – Bottle and Milk Caps – Potato Chip Container – Chop Sticks – Dish Soap – * Recycled Cans – *Recycled Take-out Containers – Used Coffee Grinds – Coffee Filters –

*Clean recycled items.

popcorn in ceramic bowl

Fun Foods

Vinegar – Baking Soda – Baking Powder – Veggie Scraps – Salt – Popcorn – Beans – Rice – Sugar – Flour – Bread – Cocoa – Eggs – Orange – Banana – Celery – Bones – Ice – Lemons – Oranges – Water – Cabbage –  Potatoes –

closeup photography of yellow red green and blue chess piece

In The Toy Box/Game Room

A ball – Balloons – Old Game Pieces – Lego Pieces – Crayons – Marbles – Dominoes – Ping Pong Balls – Water Gun/Shooter – Picture Books – Bubbles – Hula Hoop –

blur bright clips closeup

Office Supplies

Pencils – Ruler – Paper Clip – Paper – Glue – Tape – Rubber Bands – Binder Clips –

brown framed light bulb

Around The House

An old CD – Candles – Old Calendars w/ Pictures – Deck of Cards – Dice – Junk Mail – Old Magazines – Spray Bottle (Clean no chemicals) – PVC Pipes – Old Books – Old Paper – Plastic Eggs – Old Greeting Cards – Clothes Pins –

close up photo of wooden toothbrush

From The Bathroom

Cardboard Tubes – Toothbrush – Shaving Cream – Cotton Balls – Cotton Swabs –

assorted cloth lot

Old Clothing

Socks – Shirts – Pants – Scarves – Old Towels –

green leaf tree near river taking picture

Items From Outside

Sand – Twigs – Flowers – Pine Cones – Leaves – Rocks –

pencils in stainless steel bucket

Craft Cabinet

Glue – Paint – Paint Brush – Scissors – Craft Knife – Sewing Items – Yarn – Markers – Pom-Pom –  Chenille Stems – Clay – Beads – Measuring Tape – Ruler – Construction Paper – Paper – Buttons – Craft Sticks – Felt – Craft Foam –

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Funschooling with ordinary household items