Around the Web: Outdoor Learning in Winter

Outdoor Learning in Winter

We’re finishing off this week with 5 inspiring links that share ways for you to get outside and learn in winter.  Make some beautiful Icy Ornaments via Inner Child Fun Learn about the Science of Sledding via Fireflies and Mud Pies Read your favorites during a Snowy Story Time via Inner Child Fun Have fun […]

Funny Kid Quotes


Funny Kid Quotes Do you need a good laugh? Here are some funny kid quotes from my silly little ones to help brighten your day. Overheard from the living room one day. 4yr old (piling stuffed animals on the couch): Come on, kids! It’s time to go to IKEA. Vrrooom… Vrrrroooommmm… 8 yr old: What’s […]

Getting Dressed for Winter Fun

Getting Dressed for Winter

This week we are focusing on outdoor learning activities you can do in Winter. Kicking off the week is a video from Angelique sharing a cute little song about getting dressed for the cold! Can’t see this video? You can watch it here. Angelique Felix believes in the magic of play. You can find out […]

12 Recipes for Paint


Make your own paint using common household items with the help of these recipes from the lovely Rachel of (Thank you, Rachel!) If you haven’t already seen her site, it is loaded with plenty of inspiring crafts and activities for kids! Favorite Kids Craft Ideas Egg paint Fizzing sidewalk Paint – this paint is […]

Around the Web: Snow and Ice

Around The Web Snow and Ice

  There are so many different ways to play and learn in winter, and the internet is full of ideas! This week we are sharing 10 links with fun ideas to inspire you.  1. Have some winter fun inside with these 10 Indoor Winter Fun Activities For Kids via Inner Child Fun 2. Learn through play […]

Simple Science- Ice Experiment


Do your kids love science? Even the simplest of experiments can be exciting activities of discovery and this ice experiment falls into that category. It’s very simple to put together, but also a lot of fun for kids to explore.  Ice Experiment: Which added material (variable) will melt ice the fastest? What You’ll Need: Ice […]

Snowflake Painting


You don’t have to live in an area with snow to have some Winter fun. Today’s video shows how to create a beautiful snowflake painting with a simple technique. This painting project is great for many ages and really delivers stunning results. Check out the video for the easy how-to! Can’t see this video? You […]

Inspiring Materials for Budding Artists


1. Jumbo Watercolor Paints — I love the simplicity of this set of watercolor paints, and how it encourages kids to experiment with color mixing. The large paint pans make painting easy for even the youngest artists. Ages 3 and up. 2. Artist Canvas Boards — Nothing makes a kid feel like a real artist […]

12 Best Learning Activities from 2012!


 The contributors here at Inner Child Learning have chosen some of their best learning activities from 2012 to share. We hope that you’ll browse around and get to know us all a little better, and we look forward to sharing lots more this year!  Baby Massage as an Opportunity for Early Play and Learning   Rainbow […]

Thank YOU!

Inner Child Fun

Happy New Year, friends! We are looking forward to an amazing 2013, and already we have BIG plans for the year ahead. Thank you for such a great 2012!!! Thank you for all of your support, comments, and for the wonderful emails I have received. With 4.8 million page views, over 34,000 comments, and hundreds […]

Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids


Soon it will be time to ring in the New Year! This year I’ve put together some goody bags for the kids to open every hour as we count down to “midnight” (really it’s only 9pm our time, as we ring in the year with Rio, but you get the idea). These are just plain […]

Top 10 Posts of 2012

Top 10 Posts of 2012 from Inner Child Fun

Hope you are enjoying a wonderful holiday, my friends! We are spending lots of time with family and friends, and cherishing these special moments together. I thought it would be a good time to reflect back on the last year, with a little list of our top 10 most popular posts from 2012. 10. DIY […]

10 Indoor Winter Fun Activities for Kids


For most kids, winter break is right around the corner. Need a few indoor activity ideas to keep the kids entertained at home? Here are some of our all-time favorite winter activities that only require a few common household items you probably already have on-hand. Yay for indoor fun that doesn’t require a trip to […]

Top 10 Educational Holiday Gifts


The list below contains what I believe to be the Top 10 Educational Holiday Gifts (and a few extras!) for children between the ages of 3-8. I do not consider myself a toy/game expert by any means, but when I choose toys/games for my children and others, I thoughtfully consider the following: Cost: I am […]

20 Gift Ideas for Future Innovators


Do your kids enjoy solving problems? Do they love to learn about how things work? Need a few gift ideas for them for the holidays?? Here are 20 of our favorite gift ideas for future innovators: 1. Wooden Blocks — A classic building toy that never gets old. We especially love the Melissa & Doug […]

A Guide to Hugs and Kisses


FACT: There are many different kinds of hugs and kisses. Here at Inner Child Fun, we take our hugs and kisses very seriously. Consider this post to be your go-to guide for hugs and kisses! There are hugs that are so strong, they almost knock you over. There are Papock hugs that require a running […]

Top 5 Subscription Gifts for Families We LOVE


Are you looking for a few unique holiday gift ideas that are useful and low-clutter? Here are five of our family’s most favorite subscription services that are sure to have the recipient thinking of you every month! We love to give (and receive) each of the gift ideas listed here! (image courtesy of 1. […]

10 Things for Kids to Do While Waiting for Turkey


With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, are you looking for a few ways to keep the kids entertained while they wait for that delicious turkey?? Here are a few low-mess and easy to set up ideas to keep up your sleeve just in case: 1. Hand Stamped Memory Game — A simple game […]