Elf Names Activity December 2017

Use this list to make the Elf Hats on our Christmas Crafts list!!

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24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

By S. Standish Please email or comment if you have some amazing elf on a shelf ideas!!!! His name is Stanley (after Flat Stanley, a character in a book that my son was obsessed with at the time). He is our special mischievous Elf that comes every December 1st. He leaves every night to go … Continue reading 24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

Baseball Lesson Plan

By G. Lewis   By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: •   Demonstrate hand-eye coordination in movement with over/under hand throw at a specific target. •   apply a variety of simple tactics to increase their chances of success while participating in striking and fielding baseball activities       Equipment Bean … Continue reading Baseball Lesson Plan

25 Fabulous Fall Activities to do with Kids

Dive into a mound of fall leaves. I did this as a child and we try to do it every year with our munchkins. The kids even love raking up all the leaves to jump into.....in the last round have a contest to see who can rake the biggest piles (to help you clean up). … Continue reading 25 Fabulous Fall Activities to do with Kids

Travel With Try It Kids INC: Blue Mountains 2017 Summer Escape

By S. Standish, Try It Kids Co-Owner, Teacher, Mom There are so many amazing options in and around the Blue Mountains, all you have to do is a bit of investigation on their website and explore what you think would be the perfect family escape for your crazy brood. The best part is.....it is not that far of … Continue reading Travel With Try It Kids INC: Blue Mountains 2017 Summer Escape

SMART SUMMER: Activities to Keep Kids Brains AND Bodies Active!!!

By S. Standish The weeks off for the summer holidays are the ideal time to find exciting ways to keep young brains stimulated. Any little bit helps, and each of these summer ideas will do the trick for maintaining your child’s current grade/skill level. What’s more important, is that they apply the skills to their real life, which … Continue reading SMART SUMMER: Activities to Keep Kids Brains AND Bodies Active!!!

Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games

By S. Standish Fun Food Tips Helpful Ideas: a. Destemming strawberries, starting at the pointed bottom of the strawberry, push a drinking straw up into the centre.  This takes the stem and leaves off. If the aim is a bit off and the straw goes askew, keep trying to remove any pieces that are left. b. … Continue reading Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games

80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

By S. Standish - Teacher, Mother of 3 Crazy Fabulous Boys, Entrepreneur and NEW Blogger! Here is a good list of things that you can present, when you get the infamous roll of the eyes and, "There's nothing to do!" Water Balloon Baseball - water balloons and kids foam bats…..tons of giggles and wet clothes. … Continue reading 80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”

Written by S. Standish, Co-owner Try It Kids INC., Teacher, Phys Ed Specialist, Mom of 3 Boys It doesn’t matter what the age or stage yourself/your child/your grandpa, we can all use help to find awesome activities to keep our kids/selves busy and engaged. If coming up with a chore list, isn't making them happy … Continue reading 50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”

Toy Hype – Fidget Spinners

A fidget spinner is a type of stress relieving toy for kids and adults alike. This trendy toy is being  sold as a distraction object for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and autism. But it's also being regulated or even banned in classrooms across the country.  A fidget spinner has a bearing in the center … Continue reading Toy Hype – Fidget Spinners