10 Brain Break Activities for Kids

10 ways to include brain break activities in your child's day at home or school. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Children naturally learn by movement. I am realizing this more and more as my daughter gets older (she is now 26 months old). But toddlers aren't the only ones who need movement in their lives. ALL children can benefit from movement or Brain Breaks. So today I am sharing 10 brain break activities for kids to help them stay alert, on task, and get the wiggles out during the day.These are great not only for homeschoolers but in the classroom as well.10 Brain Break Activities for Kids 1. Jumping Jacks - How many can you do in a minute?2. Jumping on a mimi trampoline - How long can they last before getting too tired?3. Crawling … [Read more...]

5 Clever Fall Projects for Kids

Check out these very clever fall projects for kids. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Fall is officially here. And with it comes lots of extra fun activities and projects you can do with your kids. Erin over at A Bird And A Bean picked 5 very clever fall projects for kids to feature from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party.5 Clever Fall Projects for Kids Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt - Creative Homekeeper Halloween Candy Corn Gifts - Giggles Galore How to "Boo" Your Neighbors - Homespun Sprout Sparkly Spiderwebs - Cutting Tiny Bites Pumpkin Fine Motor Activity - My Nearest And DearestGood Tips Tuesday Linkup PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and … [Read more...]

3 Fall Soup Recipes

4 delicious fall soup recipes to warm you up on chilly evenings. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

The fall chill is in the air and the leaves are changing. The perfect time to make a pot full of delicious soup. Today we are featured 3 great fall soup recipes from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party.3 Delicious Fall Soup Recipes  Creamy Vegetable Soup - Everyday Snapshots Cheeseburger Paradise Soup - Written Reality Pumpkin Pie Soup - Gluten Free A-Z  Good Tips Tuesday Linkup PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list!Recipes & Cooking … [Read more...]

6 Sensory Activities for Kids Who Climb and Jump

6 fun sensory activities for kids who love to jump and climb on everything. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Kids, by nature, are movers. They learn by moving through their environment with their 5 senses. When kids are jumping and climbing they are also using a 6 sense of the vestibular and proprioceptive systems. Yes, you really do have a 6th sense! Today we are going to be looking at some simple ways to include sensory activities for kids who love to climb and jump.October is also Sensory Awareness month. I have teamed up with a brand new company called Project Sensory and a series with Lemon Lime Adventures called Decoding Everyday Kid Behaviors. More details on all that below as well.My daughter is two years old, so we are right at … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Theme Tot School Week

Hands-on activity ideas for a pumpkin theme tot school week. Ages 2-3. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I have been having fun coming up with these themed tot school activities for Ellie. This week I put together a really fun pumpkin theme tot school week for her. I didn't do as many activities as I normally do. Keeping it simple was the name of the game this week.There is a free tot school printable at the end of this post so you can do some of these at home too. Graphic used with permission: My Cute GraphicsPumpkin Theme Tot School Activities The first activity we did was a pumpkin washing/scrub activity. We had actually gone to the pumpkin patch last week and picked out a pumpkin. So it was perfect for her to clean.You … [Read more...]

4 Fall Food Recipes – Good Tips Tuesday #40

4 delicious fall food recipes as featured on Good Tips Tuesday. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I love the fall season. So many delicious smells and foods to make. Today we are featuring 4 fall food recipes from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party.Caramel Apple Delight - Sunshine And Hurricanes Creamy Spicy Pumpkin Soup - My Sweet Mission 15 Kid Friendly Autumn Recipes - Christian Montessori Network Easy Caramel Apples - My Sweet HomeschoolWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list!Recipes & Cooking Tips Homemaking Tips Parenting Tips Kids crafts & … [Read more...]



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