Aquarium Sticker Scene


Aquarium week continues with this fun, make-your-own aquarium sticker scene that you can rearrange as often as you like! If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Swimmy post - a fun, fishy craft based on the book Swimmy.

What You’ll Need:
*Construction paper: blue, yellow, green
*Glue
*Clear contact paper
*Permanent markers
*Scissors

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Aquarium Snacks

To end our week of aquarium activities, we've got two deliciously simple snacks that you and your kids can make together. Check out some of our other snack themes, such as our Carnival Food.

*Fish Tanks: Add some blue food coloring to cream cheese. Spread on a cracker and top with goldfish.

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Jellyfish


Make some beautiful jellyfish to swim around your room! If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Aquarium Sticker Scene - another great aquarium craft.

What You’ll Need:
*Empty plastic fruit cup containers, clean and dry
*Glue
*Glitter
*Sequins, optional
*Streamers/Ribbon
*Foam paint brushes

Preparation:

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Foam Snakes

We end Bubble Week with one of our favorite bubble ideas ever. Make these foamy, bubble snakes in seconds. If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Make Your Own Bubbles recipe.

What You’ll Need:
*Plastic water bottle
*Sharp knife or scissors
*Washcloth
*Rubber band
*Dish soap
*Water
*Shallow plastic dish

Preparation:
*Grown-ups, cut the bottom off of a water bottle.

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Aquarium Trip (7/17)

We've got a week's worth of aquarium activities waiting for you! So start the week off with a trip to a local aquarium. Be sure to take pictures or make a note of your favorite animals so you can find out more information when you get home! Here are some top-rated aquariums according to Parents.com.

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Book Club: Swimmy

Part of our Our Favorite Books series, this is a great book and fun craft to go along with it.

What You’ll Need:
*Blue paper
*Crayon
*Sponge

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Bubbles Unit


We’ve got a whole week dedicated to bubbles! Start it off with this unit lesson on bubbles – with lots of fun science experiments and fun activities to do. If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Animal Classification Unit -- another unit lesson with fun crafts & activities from My Activity Maker.

Preparation:
*Did you know? A bubble is made of a thin film of soapy water and usually filled with air. The warm air we blow into the bubble makes it rise. No matter what shape a bubble starts in, it will always form itself into a sphere (a ball shape).

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Read "The Bubble Factory" (7/12)

Read The Bubble Factory by Tomie dePaola. What kind of bubbles would you come up with? How would you advertise or sell them?

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Make Your Own Bubbles


Bubble week continues with our recipe for homemade bubbles. If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Bubble Unit - with 6 more great games, experiments, and crafts.

What You’ll Need:
*1/2 cup dish liquid
*2 cups water
*2 teaspoons sugar

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Super Soakers


Cool off without having to head to the pool! A fun way to get your kids outside without getting overheated. If you like this craft, you’ll also like our Sponge Tag Game which also uses sponges in a fun, cool way.

What You’ll Need:
*Sponges (2 per craft)
*Zip Ties
*Scissors

Preparation:

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