## We LOVE Bamboo Boxes for Kids

We are in love with the Bamboo Boxes for kids of all ages! These themed activities allow for problem solving, creativity, and critical thinking. The BEST part is these challenges can be done INDEPENDENTLY and everything you need is right there! The themed challenges and activities come right to your door organized and ready to …

## 10 Fun Critical Thinking Activities for Preschoolers

Some children loves puzzles and love a challenge. There are different ways to strengthen critical thinking skills at an early age. Here are 10 critical thinking activities for preschoolers and older toddlers that will help young children become critical thinkers. These are simple activities that you can try today.  Critical Thinking Games     What …

## Logic, Reasoning, and Your Preschooler

Your preschooler is engaging in a world that is sometimes overwhelming and confusing.  Help her navigate these often rocky waters with activities that help build logic and reasoning skills! Logic, Reasoning, and Your Preschooler Shadow match games are fun and require your little one to address directionality and positioning.  I trace some objects (magnetic letters, …

## What Can You Make with a Circle?

What can you make with a circle? Draw circles on paper, a chalkboard, or on the sidewalk and challenge your child to make them into as many things as possible. I saw this idea on NurtureStore and couldn’t want to try it. First, B made Wonder Woman (bottom left) and then made different pizzas and …

## Copy Me – A Critical Thinking Activity

Before starting (above) How to Play: Gather several pairs of objects. On one side arrange the objects how you’d like them to look at the end. On the other side, give your child the same objects (mixed up) to place next to yours in that exact way. Finished Example (above) I love this game because …

## Food Packaging Activities

Before you recycle them, put your food boxes to use to make these food packaging activities. For this activity, cut and save the front and back from each package. Put them in a pile and work together to match them up. B and I worked together and it was trickier than I thought it would be, …

## Squares in a Shape

To get ready for this Squares in a Shape activity, take 5 0r 10 square blocks (or cut squares from foam or paper if you don’t have the blocks) and arrange them in a shape on a piece of paper. Trace around the outside of the shape. Then, I gave B 5 squares (and 10 …

## Which One Doesn’t Belong

Which one doesn’t belong? This question helps develop critical thinking skills. A higher level of learning takes place when you take something you already know or are working on and group, sort, or categorize it. This impromptu game is yet another one I can’t take credit for. B had out our picture cards that go …