Cleveland, OH Scavenger Hunt

Cleveland ROCKS! A great family & friends activity to do in Cleveland. Fun for all ages, but you will need at least one person 18+ in the group.

What You'll Need:
Required:
*Fun attitude and sense of humor!
*Digital Camera
*Cleveland, OH Scavenger Hunt attachment below (And a copy of the answers, but no peeking!)
Optional:
*Cell phone
*Water/snacks
*Backpack
*GPS/Maps/Guidebooks
*Laptop
*Pen and paper

Preparation:

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Paper Plate UFOs


Kids will love making these alien spaceships. When you’re finished, toss them like a Frisbee outside to see whose “flies” the furthest!

What You’ll Need:
*Small, white paper plates
*Small and large pompoms
*Glue
*Stickers, crayons, markers, etc. for decoration
*Stapler

Preparation:
*For younger children, create the spaceship ahead of time by lining up outside edges of paper plates (so that top surfaces are facing each other), and staple around the edges.

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The Scrambled States of America Story & Activity


Kansas is bored, so Nebraska helps organize a party for the states to meet. When the states decide to switch places, things get a bit crazy! Nevada and Mississippi fall in love, Minnesota gets sunburnt after switching with Florida, and Kansas gets a little lonely out in Hawaii’s spot. Soon, everyone is ready to go home. Kids will love learning geography with these silly states.

What You’ll Need:
*The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller
*United States Map

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Princeton, NJ Scavenger Hunt


Great for families, group outings, history buffs! This activity is fun for all ages, but you will need at least one person 18+ in the group. Email your scavenger hunt pictures to us at info@mycalendarmaker.com and we might post them on this site!

What You'll Need:
Required:
*Fun attitude and sense of humor!
*Digital Camera

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Easy Tangrams for Younger Children


Tangrams are an ancient Chinese puzzle that takes 7 geometric shapes which you can then use to create various shapes. We’ve taken the traditional tangram and made it into a simple arts & crafts activity for kids ages 3 to 5.

What You’ll Need:
*Construction paper
*Scissors
*Glue
*White paper

Preparation:
*Cut various shapes in different sizes and colors out of construction paper.

Activity:

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Alice the Fairy -- Story & Craft

Alice is a practicing to be a fairy – she can turn her white dress red, make herself invisible, and can turn her Dad into a horse. But she can’t quite get her dog to float or her clothes to dance into her closet. Read the very cute story Alice the Fairy and make one of these two cute crafts – Alice’s fairy wand or the crown she makes for her dad, the Duke.

What You’ll Need:
*Alice the Fairy by David Shannon
*Construction paper

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Bleach T-Shirt


A great easy way for kids to make a t-shirt design for themselves or as a gift. (ages 3+)

What You’ll Need:
*Solid dark-colored t-shirt
*Bleach Pen (we recommend Clorox)
*Paper Towels
*Plastic or latex gloves
*Wax paper
*Chalk

Preparation:
*Wash and dry the t-shirt.

Activity:
*Place the wax paper in between the front and back of the t-shirt so that the bleach won’t bleed through the back of the shirt.

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Passover Seder Plate

If you like this craft, you'll love the Passover activities on our April Activity-a-Day Calendar. Be sure to come back and visit our site for directions and photos of the activities or crafts you'd like to do with your kids!

To help the children understand the seder plate at Passover, have them each create their own. (ages 3+)

What You’ll Need:
*Passover Seder Plate template (1 per child -- see attachment below)
*Crayons/Markers
*Paper plate
*Scissors
*Glue

Preparation:

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Looking for a unique, custom, and most importantly, inexpensive gift for the holidays?

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Free Printable TO DO List Added!

MyActivityMaker is please to announce the addition of a free printable TO DO list on our site. We will be adding more forms to the MyActivityMaker site over the next few days and weeks. Enjoy this new form and be sure to visit other areas of our quickly growing site.

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