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 Big Boggle

Big Boggle

Games contains 25 plastic letter cubes with plastic cubegrid, dome and cover, a 3-minute sand timer, instructions. 2 or more players

 Flippin' Frogs Game e

Flippin' Frogs Game

Game offers fast-paced, silly fun for whole family on Leap Day. Affiliate Link to Amazon.com

 Leap Frog Bingo by Leap Frog e

Leap Frog Bingo by Leap Frog

A fun game to play to celebrate Leap Day. Teaches sight word recognition, number recognition and basic addition. Affiliate Link to Amazon.com

 Shadow Games

Shadow Games

Finding fun with a flashlight. by Klutz Press - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon



 Tangrams: 330 Puzzles

Tangrams: 330 Puzzles

by Ronald C. Read - Paperback - Published 1965 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 The Everything Kids' Hidden Pictures Book

The Everything Kids' Hidden Pictures Book

Hours of challenging fun! Ages 9 to 12. by Beth L. Blair - Paperback - Published 2003 Affiliate Link to Amazon

7 Ideas for Celebrating Leap Day

Celebrate that extra day in February with some of these fun and educational activities. PTO Today

Around Town Scavenger Hunt List Ideas

Coolest Parties



Backyard Scavenger Hunt

About.com Kids Activities

Bat Dot-to-Dot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Battleship - Printable Board and Battleships

Printable Board Games

Boggle PDF

Rules for the Boggle game by Parker Brothers. Hasbro



Boggle

Boggle instructions, rules and strategy. Board Games Pub

Car Dot-toDot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Chess

Learn how to play. US Chess Federation

Chess - Printable Board and Pieces

Printable Board Games



Chinese Checkers - Printable Chinese Checkers

Printable Board Games

Crossword Puzzles

These printable crossword puzzles are small and easy enough for kids and beginner level crossword puzzle enthusiasts. Print Activities

Deep Space 1 Spacecraft

Connect the dots to design a spacecraft. Space Place

Dominoes - Custom Printable Dominoes

Lots of themes. DLTK



Dominoes - Printable Dominoes

Alphabet Theme Dominoes and Traditional Dominoes. First School

Dominoes - Printable Standard Dominoes

Printable Board Games

Dot to Dot

Dozens of dot to dot activities - some educational. ABC Teach

Dot-to-Dot at Kid Printables

Dot-to-dot fun to print. Kid Printables



Dot-to-Dot Pictures

Free dot-to-dot pictures. My Free Colouring Pages

Dot-to-Dot Printables

Lots of printable dot-to-dot sheets which are ideal for pre-school and kindergarten kids as an educational tool. Print Activities

Dot-to-Dot Printout (Challenging) PDF

Ages: 8 - Adult Monkeying Around.com

Dot-to-Dots at All Kids Network

Free printable dot-to-dot pages. All Kids Network



Educational Word Search

These word searches range from simple words that will help preschoolers and kindergartners who are just learning to read, up to 3rd and 4th graders who seek more of a challenge. Kid Printables

Fall Nature Photo Scavenger Hunt

Go Explore Nature

Felt Pirate Hat

Make a pirate hat. Simple Simon and Co.

Fishing Toy Set

AOK Corral



Frog Bean Bag

The project requires either sewing or hot glue skills. DLTK Kids

Frog Coloring Pages

Printable coloring pages. Coloring

Frog Games

Play these fun games with your family or at a Leap Year party. Tip Junkie

Funbrain Connect the Dots

Printable dot-to-dots pages. Fun Brain



Games for Kids Involving Walkie Talkies

Mothering.com

Hidden Pictures at All Kids Network

Free printable hidden picutres for kids. All Kids Network

Kidoku Puzzles

Here are hundreds of kid-friendly sudoku puzzles suitable for printing. Krazy Dad

Leap Year Frog

Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You can also make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, or panda. Enchanted Learning



Make Your Own Mini-Book

Make these free printable children's books to encourage your kids to read. DLTK

Makeshift T-ball!

With paper towel tubes and crate or box make a T-ball stand. Toddler Toddler

Maths Chase

Maths Chase aim is to make maths learning more fun for everyone. They have found that our simple game really helps children learn their times tables. Math Chase

Maze - Frog Maze

Free printable maze. Print Activities



Mazes

Dozens of printable mazes. Lots of fun.... Kid Printables

Mazes - Printable Mazes

A huge selections of free printable mazes, easy to hard. Krazy Dad

Mazes at All Kids Network

Printable mazes for kids. All Kids Network

Mazes For Kids - Printable

This website has lots of printable mazes which help to develop a childs small motor skills. Print Activities



Memory Board Game

With simple household materials made this game. Bead Jewelry Making

Musical Lily Pad

Play this fun game with your family or at a Leap Year party. This game is the same concept as “Musical Chairs”. Tip Junkie

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Dukes and Duchesses

Paper Games

Printable paper games with are ideal for traveling. The games include bingo, hangman and boggle. Printable Activities



Paper Plate Pirate Craft

DLTK Kids

Park/Nature Scavenger Hunt List

Diva Girl Parties and Stuff

Photo Scavenger Hunt

3 Mountain Girls

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Explore nature with a photo scavenger hunt. Go Explore Nature



Photo Scavenger Hunt

How to have a photo scavenger hunt. About.com

Picnic Word Search

Find the words - easy word search. Activity Village

Pin the Crown on the Frog

Play this fun game with your family or at a Leap Year party. Tip Junkie

Pirate Bandana

How to make a pirate bandana. Disney Family



Pirate Crafts, Coloring and Printables

DLTK Kids

Pirate Games

Yahoo Voices

Pirate Games

Essential Kids

Pirate Hat

Newspaper pirate hat. Busy Bee Kids Crafts



Pirate Hat, Scope & Eye Patch

Make a hat, spy scope and an eye patch. Alpha Mom

Pirate Hooks

Busy Bee Kids Crafts

Pirate Ship

Make a pirate boat. Nuture Store

Pirate Ship

Easy Peasy Pirate Ship for Imaginative Play Learn with Play at Home



Pirate Stuff for Junior Pirates

Talk Like A Pirate

Pirate Sword

Make a pirate sword with PVC pipe. Frugal Fun 4 Boys

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Four pirate treasure hunts for little learners. About.com Kids Activities

Pirate's Treaure Map

Make a treasure map. DLTK Kids



Pirates 101 - Free Online Games

Pirate 101

Puzzles and Games

Lots of fun activities - dot-to-dot, brain teasers, picture scramble and more. Kid Printables

Rubber Band Planet

Rubber Band Planet

The planets are easy to make with paper and colored rubber bands. We made these planets in a few hours. The planets can be put onto a mobile to hang in a child's room.
Watch the video to find out more and look for the link to purchase The Smithsonian Maker Lab book.

Smithsonian Maker Lab: DNA Strands PSroject

Smithsonian Maker Lab: DNA Strands PSroject

This is one of the activities in the Smithsonian Maker Lab book. To make the DNA strands, paper and painters tape is used. Highlighters are used to create the different colors.
This books has 28 kid-safe STEM projects and crafts for kids ages 8-12.
Learn more and purchase the book here.
Affiliate Link at Amazon



St. Patrick's Day - Printables

Printable pages featuring St. Patrick's Day. ABC Teach

Sudoku Puzzles

These sudoku puzzles are simplified for kids. The puzzles are 4x4 and 6x6. Print Activities

Telescope

Telescope make with a paper tube. Craft Project Ideas

Tic Tac Toe

Make your own Tic Tac Toe board game. Bead Jewelry Making



Toddler Skeetball

With cottage cheese containers and large box make toddler skeetball which will keep toddler busy. Toddler Toddler

Train Dot-to-Dot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Turkey Dot-toDot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Walkie Talkie Dictionary

Walkie talkie lingo. Classic Play



Walkie Talkie Hide N Seek

Walkie talkie hide n seek hospital version. Heros for Children

Winter Nature Walk

Scavenger hunt senses checklist. Go Explore Nature

Word Search Puzzles

Dozens of word search puzzles which are fun for kids, but are also a great way for kids to learn new words as well as reinforcing known words. Kid Printables

Word Search Puzzles

Lots of word search puzzles by catagories and holidays. Print Activities













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