Brain Breaks for Kids
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Brain Breaks for Kids When Learning at Home

If you’re a parent it won’t come as a surprise when I tell you that a child’s attention span doesn’t last super long. In fact, the normal attention span of an average child is just 2 to 3 minutes per year of their age. When you toss in our current added bonus of dealing with a change in their learning environment due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, it can make learning, and teaching, challenging. One of the things that can help while adapting to this new normal are brain breaks. Keep reading to find out how often you should give them and get ideas from our list.

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Building Sets for Kids
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10 Building Sets for Kids to Create With

Calling all parents who are looking for some fun ways to keep the chaos in check and their kids’ minds in creative mode. Or, if nothing else these 10 building sets are great answers to the question “mom, I’m bored, what can I do?”. Keep reading to view the ones that have kept my 5 kids busy time and time again.

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Laugh with Kids Christmas Jokes and Facts
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Kids Christmas Jokes and Facts {Free} Printable

What’s better than dinner and a show? Especially if it’s your kids interacting and entertaining your guests at your Christmas gathering this season. Let your young ones be the center of attention with our kids Christmas jokes and facts printable. Simply print it and cut out the cue cards for them to read. It’s a great way to bring everyone together and start an engaging tradition of laughter and learning. Keep reading to get the free and easy download.

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Activities for Kids
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Classic Activities for Kids that are Tech-Free

I’m always looking for easy activities for kids that don’t involve technology.  Between school and today’s society my kids get plenty of time on electronic devices. I try to limit their minutes at home but that, of course, leads to a lot of “mom, I’m boooored” statements.  Sound familiar? They are, in fact, not bored but instead need a little redirection of their energy. So I turn to some proven boredom busters that can keep your kids occupied for hours.  Check out the list below and get your kiddos busy.

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