Wednesday, February 18, 2015

How to Reset a Bad Day

10 Fun Ways to Help Kids Turn Around a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Bad Day

Oh, THAT day can happen... Cranky kids and everything. Stress reduction techniques for kids and family are in action here! This collection of fun things to do to reset, recharge, and enjoy the day again is brought to you by the Weekly Kids Co-Op. You can also find our 10 fun ways to promote life skills here: Practical Life Skills through Play.


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Music and dancing are always a great idea for cheering up and recharging. But here is some history with fun songs for all tastes: Free President Songs and Rhymes from Living Montessori Now.

Have a Happy Marmalade Day! found here: The Marmalade Day with a Bear Called Paddington from My Bright Firefly.

Play with the bright colors of the rainbow and a drinking straw! Straw Painted Rainbow from The Keeper of the Cheerios.

Count marshmallows on the cheerful hearts, then add some to the perfect hot chocolate!  Marshmallow Hearts Math from Simple Fun for Kids.

Paint a funny sheep with Q-tips, add a big smile - he'll smile back! Q-tip Painted Sheep from Dabbling Momma.

Go on an adventure: build a space fort! Build a Space Fort from Adventures of Adam.

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Start a new family tradition! Some awesome ideas can be found here: St. Patrick’s Day Family Traditions From the Mouths of Moms from B-Inspired Mama.


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Rescue your favorite toys with this fun experiment! Fishing for Dinosaurs from Crafts on Sea.

Doodle some lovely pictures and make fun cards! Cutting Practice from The Practical Mom.

Kids are sick - get some advice from the respiratory therapist! Beat the Boogers from Hoops by Hand.

Plan some fun things to do together and put them onto the calendar! Free 2015 St Patrick’s Day Calendar Printable from 3 Dinosaurs.


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