June 10, 2017

Worcester, MA

Play at Home

Most Recent Activities

Active Play

Snow Construction Site

Make shoveling the driveway or sidewalk so much more fun by having your child help you! While you all are doing this, let them turn the area into their own maze. Help the make pathways to move around in the snow. Bring some toy cars or simply pretend to be their own car. You can take all the snow...

Construction Play

Egg-Carton School Bus

Make an Egg-Carton School Bus! Cut the lid off of an old egg carton and paint it yellow, this will be the school bus. While it dries, talk about the things you might find on the bus. Make a list and help draw and cut out the people and items from the list. Encourage your child to think of what...

Creative Arts Play

Homemade Puffy Paint

Make your own puffy paint! You will need one cup of flour, one cup of salt and half or three quarters of a cup of water. Mix the ingredients together, but make sure it isn't too watery or not too thick. Once you have mixed everything together separate it into different plastic bags. Add some food...

Music & Dance Play

Snowflake Song

Since snow is all around, sing a song about it! This song is to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star. Feel free to add some movements to the song and move around like falling snowflakes! Snowflake, snowflake dance around Snowflake, snowflake touch the ground Snowflake, snowflake landing on my...

Reading Play

Word Dash

Play Word Dash! Write letters or words that your child is familiar with on pieces of colored paper. Place them in different spots in your back yard. When you call a word or letter, each child must go off in search of the right word, and return to the starting point with the correct paper. When all...

STEM Play

Paper Chain Calendar

Make a Paper Chain Calendar! Pick a date that is about a month away and has meaning for your child (like the first day of school). With a calendar, count the number of days until the event. Give your child construction paper strips and explain that each strip stands for one day. Count out the...