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Elementary Play

Inexpensive Simple Play Activities
for Elementary Aged Children

Elementary Play activities include:

  • Create Your Own Puzzle

    Create your own jigsaw puzzles from things around the house.
  • How Does It Work?
    Give your child broken equipment and help them take it apart and see how it works. Children are very inquisitive at this age and enjoy seeing what is on the inside that they usually don't get to see.
  • Tin Can Stilts
    How to create tin can stilts from common materials and let your child enjoy being taller.
  • No Sew Easy Dolls
    Create your own no sew easy dolls from a piece of fabric such as a washcloth, pillowcase, or even tissues.
  • Write A Story
    Have your child write their own story and illustrate it. Children this age are very creative and can let their imagination run free for this project. If they have no idea what to write about, encourage them to write about something that is happening in their life.
  • Playing Store
    Gather up your recylables and give them to your kids so they can be playing store.
  • Make a Tin Can Phone
    Create a fun way to communicate with your kid.
  • Make a Chair Train
    A fun way to pretend being on a train.
  • Poor Man Cookie
    Here's a quick and easy recipe you can make with your kids which requires no cooking and only three ingredients.
  • Cheap Hula Costume
    Create a fun, inexpensive hula costume for any age including a skirt, lea, headpiece, wrist and anklet bracelets.
  • Making You Own Play Mats
    Find out how you can make your child's own play mats from inexpensive materials and customize it for where you live.

If you need aprons or coverups for messy tasks, make Garbage Bag Aprons or other Coverups to protect you and your child.


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