30+ Amazing Apple Themed Activities For Kids
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30+ Amazing Apple Themed Activities For Kids

Apples are a staple for Fall, aren’t they? Decorating, baking, and picking. Apples also make a super fun and versatile theme for kids activities for other topics. You could be teaching about human bodies & healthy eating, gardening, or farming. We have completed some incredibly fun crafts and activities based on apples and enjoyed all…

Awesome Hands-On Activities For A Pumpkin Unit Study
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Awesome Hands-On Activities For A Pumpkin Unit Study

When I think of Fall I think of pumpkin. Making and eating delicious pumpkin pie, decorating with real and crafted pumpkins, taking adventures to the pumpkin patch and the smell of pumpkin filling up my home. It’s way more than just an orange vegetable (or is it a fruit?). That is why when Summer is…

20+ Rainbow Printables for Learning
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20+ Rainbow Printables for Learning

If you’ve followed along with Life Over C’s at all, you know that I have a love for printables! All my kids, ages 4 to 12, love using printables to help learn different topics. Having a good theme for printables is also something I have a thing for. This week I found 20+ Rainbow printables…

Galaxy Slime: Science Activity for Kids
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Galaxy Slime: Science Activity for Kids

Slime is having a moment. Kids of all ages are having a blast making and playing with stretchy, stringy slime. This galaxy slime recipe uses the traditional Borax powder, which gives the slime a bouncy, firm texture. The slime breaks a little easier than if you use laundry starch, but the firmer texture means it…

10+ Slime Learning Activities
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10+ Slime Learning Activities

Slime is so much fun. It’s ooey gooey, squishy and slimy. Sometimes even puffy. It catches the attention of all of my girls. They enjoy letting it ooze into a pile or spread out into it’s own galaxy.  Besides being fun to play with, it can be a fantastic learning experience, though too! Whether you…

50+ Sizzling Ideas For A Summer Themed Unit Study
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50+ Sizzling Ideas For A Summer Themed Unit Study

Summer is such a fun season. If you love the warmth then most likely you love playing outside. We love playing outside. Playing outside has a whole new energy that being stuck inside during the winter just doesn’t have. It’s sunny, warm and cheerful. With all of these ideas your Summer Themed Unit Study can…

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee Sensory Tray
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Life Cycle of a Honey Bee Sensory Tray

My kids are going through a bit of a phobia of bugs so I thought we should meet the fear head-on with some fun bug-themed activities that also built up their knowledge of God’s wonderful creatures. This Honey Bee Life Cycle Sensory Tray is especially important now as our bee populations are facing a crisis…

Magnificent Ideas For An Interactive Popcorn Unit Study
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Magnificent Ideas For An Interactive Popcorn Unit Study

Isn’t popcorn so fascinating? What starts out as a hard corn kernel will eventually be a fluffy, bouncy yet crunchy snack that can sometimes even be healthy for you!  We love popcorn in our house. For movie nights, snacking while doing homework, and we also like to include it in our activities too! Popcorn is…

Rainstorm Sensory Bottles for Kids
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Rainstorm Sensory Bottles for Kids

My kids love sensory bottles. They find falling glitter and swirling colors pretty and calming. This time, rather than making a liquid-based sensory bottle, which can sometimes get messy if the caps fall off, we decided to make a dry sensory bottle that mimics a rainstorm. This sensory bottle turned out even better than I…

50+ Super Fun Food Themed Hands On Activities
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50+ Super Fun Food Themed Hands On Activities

Food is everywhere. It is essential for our lives, it tastes good (or bad), it’s fun to make and it is a great theme for teaching various topics to kids. These 50+ activities all have a food theme. Some activities may be edible others use food in different ways. The activities include Math, Literacy, Crafts,…