Tag: Family Activities

National Root Beer Float Day

Root Beer Float National Root Beer Float Day is celebrated on August 6th of each year, and while the easiest way to make a root beer float is to put a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream into a frosty mug, and pour your favorite, icy cold […]

Create A Comic

“Famous Funnies 1933” by “Famous Funnies” – Carnival of Comics A really creative and fun way to play with language is to use pictures to communicate an opinion, thought or story. Comics can be used to do this, and the great thing about them is that they can be as short […]

Halloween Activities

Halloween Related Activities on Funschooling & Recreational Learning Covering the Basics Create A Spooky Sound Story – Make up a spooky sound story or sentence and add sound effects to it!Two-Sided Diorama – This activity features the poem, “The Five Little Pumpkins”.Create A Scary Creature – Suggestions for creating […]

Glowing Halloween Lantern

Glowing Halloween Lantern by Fran W & Becka V. Turn a milk or juice carton into a lantern with a creepy-cool theme! To make one you will need… A clean milk carton, construction paper, craft knife, scissor, tissue paper, black construction paper, glue, 1 chenille stem, small nail, […]

Active Alphabet

Act out the alphabet with a fun game that can be played verbally, with letter cards, or by making picture cards with letters on them. To make cards, you will need… Index cards, glue and: something to draw/write with, stickers, old magazines, or graphics. What to do: Draw […]


If you are looking for fun ways to celebrate the season of Summer, try a few of the following activities that can be found on Fran’s World of Discovery… *Celebrate Summer! – What do you do to celebrate the summer season? Use the activity suggestion to help make […]

An Eggcellent Game

Plastic Egg Game Before you throw away that egg carton or your plastic eggs from an egg hunt, grab a timer so you can play the following fun game.There are a few ways to play but you will only need the following items:Recycled egg carton that carried 12 […]


If you are looking for something fun and educational to do during Springtime, try a few of the following activities… Bubble Solution – Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.Bird Eggs – Links to science projects with eggs, make egg salad with a […]

3-D Ornaments

3-D Ornaments by Fran W When it comes to learning math, we enjoy exploring it in fun and challenging ways and do our best to turn simple items into cool, useful things. Making 3-D ornaments from paper and/or recycled cardboard is a great way to do this.3-D Geometric […]

Chocolate Activities

Chocolate Activities by Fran W. Make a day out of learning about chocolate in some really fun ways! Chocolate Learn about chocolate, make an old time chocolate egg cream, find out if chocolate is a fruit or a veggie, and get links to other chocolate resources such as […]