Fun Sibling Activities

Ready for some sibling fun? Here are just some of the activities found in “The Siblings’ Busy Book” (and a few others we’ve created since the book was published:) Each activity is appropriate for children ages 6 months to 9 years old.  Have fun and let us know what you think!

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Summer Fun

Red White and Blue Wreath

Beach Towel Designs

Springtime Fun

Celebrating Earth Day

Our Favorite Spring Activities

Spring Showers Craft

Time for Hopscotch

March Holidays

National Bubble Week

National Craft Month

February Holidays

Valentine’s Day Clay Craft

Searching for Tracks

Winter Emergency: Easy things to do with the kids

At Home Valentine Exchange

Groundhog Day Fun

Mail for Me, Mail for You

Pieces of My Heart. Cut out heart shapes from contact paper and find any red materials you can such as red yarn, pom poms, wrapping paper, ribbons to create pieces of your heart.

Holiday Time

Pinecone Storm
Materials: pinecones, white paint, white and black construction paper, scissors, glue stick, black, red and orange markers
1.) Cut out a snowman and glue it onto black construction paper.
2.) Use the markers to draw a face and buttons onto the snowman.
3.) To make the snow around your snowman simply dip your pinecone into white paint and press all around the snowman!

Peppermint Playdough: 5 1/2 cups of flour, 2 cups of salt, 8 teaspoons cream of tartar, 3/4 cup of oil, 4 cups of water, few drops of peppermint extract. Combine ingredients and cook on medium heat.

Handprint Menorahs

Gift Buying Between Siblings

Christmas Tree Fun

Fall Fun

Thanksgiving Day Leaf Place mats – Collect some leafs and glue, trace them onto rectangle pieces of paper. Laminate them so they can last forever.

hauntedhouseHaunted Graham Cracker Houses: Ingredients: One box of chocolate graham crackers, chocolate frosting, gel frosting  and various Halloween candy (candy corn, M&Ms, skittles).

Use the frosting to secure the walls and let them decorate – kept our kids busy for hours!

Pumpkin Pie Play Dough: Ingredients: 5 1\2 Cups Flour, 2 Cups Salt, 8 teaspoons Cream of Tartar , 3\4 Cup Oil, Container (1 1\2 ounces) Pumpkin Pie Spice, Orange Food Coloring (2 parts yellow, 1 part red) , 4 Cups Water

Mix all of the ingredients together. Cook and stir over medium heat until all lumps appear. Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth.

Celebrate Family Game Night : Here are some fun board games that the whole family will enjoy

Peace Day Pinwheels: International Day of Peace  is Monday, Sept. 21. Did you know displaying pinwheels outdoors is a public statement of peace? The spinning pinwheels represent the peaceful thoughts and feelings spinning throughout the world.

Homemade Applesauce: Learn how to make this delicious dish with a video demo

Back to School Fun

Look at us now murals – Use large sheets of paper to make a body outline. Fun to decorate!

Good morning siblings – Create a morning guide chart using magazine cut outs. Includes video demonstration!

Cool school days – Let’s pretend game – create a classroom at home.

Apple art – It will soon be apple pickin’ time. Use apples as stamps in this activity.

Apple taste test – With so many varieties, make a graph and test them out!

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