If you’ve made it to today in the TV-free week, you’re half-way there! How’s it going so far?
Hopefully you’ve gotten a chance to get a few of those “put-off projects” started and spent some quality time with the family. Today, we’ve got some crafts for the young and old alike. If you haven’t done your Easter Eggs yet, you’re in luck — there’s some great links for ideas in this post. Read on!
For Infants and Toddlers
- Book: Story S-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-r-s(r) for Infants, Toddlers: Experiences, Activities, and Games…
- Kids Craft Ideas: Organized by Nursery Rhymes, Letters, and Holiday (crafts for older ones too)
- Summer Crafts for Infants and Toddlers
- Book:The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities: Written by Teachers for Teachers
- No Time for Flashcards: Ideas by ages (a whole section for infants!)
My Personal Favorites
Here’s a few crafts that really jumped out at my while I was browsing around that I hope we have a chance to do during media-free week!
Traffic Light from No Time for Flashcards
Window Painting from Inner Child Fun
Spring Chick Card/Cloud Painting from Inner Child Fun
Check out Mr. Octopus! by Little Learner’s Lounge
- Easter Egg Decorating Ideas: Tons of great ideas on this site!
- Enchanted Learning: Lots of categories to choose from
- The Happy Housewife Homeschooling: Great activity ideas, scroll around and find them!
- Little Learner’s Lounge: Grouped by month, there are activities and crafts on this blog.
- Totally Tots: Great for a range of ages. Lots of ideas.
In addition to the link above, check out these Easter Egg ideas too!
- Free Spring Crafts and Fun from Motherhood Your Way (ebook)
- Frugal Family Fun Blog: Packed with ideas for all ages
Teens and Adults
- Egg Coloring: Martha Stewart style (for those willing to work a little!)
- 3-D Home Kit: A bit of investment, but I think teens would love it!
Bonus: 20 Tips for Screen Free Week
What About You?
What will you and your family be doing during screen free week?