free cloud activitiesAfter our Cloud Unit Study we wanted more cloudy fun. I found 20 awesome cloud activities, experiments, and projects I wanted to share!

Here’s my list of 20 FREE Cloud Activities:

1. Cloud Hunt Bingo from Green Grubs Garden Club

2. Cloud Dough from The Realistic Mama 

3. Glove Puppets from Love and Lollipops

4. Clouds and Rainbows from Story Time Katie

5. Make a Cloud in a Microwave from Falling Into First

6. Cloud Identification Tool from Full of Great Ideas

7. Salt Dough Rainbow by Learning 4 Kids

8. Clouds Word Wheel Craftivity from Promoting Success

9. Cloud Unit Study from Vanilla Joy

10. The Amazing World of Clouds from Traci Clausen

11. Fun with Cloudette from Teach Preschool

12. Painting Clouds from Happy Hooligans

13. Rain Cloud in a Jar from Growing a Jeweled Rose

14. Making it Rain from I Can Teach My Child

15. Weather Experiments Bath from Bath Activities for Kids

16. Pet Cloud from Rook No. 17

17. It Looked Like Spilt Milk Activity from A Mom With a Lesson Plan

18. Cloud Window Clings from My Little Bookcase

19. Puffy Cloud Art from Tiny Rotten Peanuts

20. Rain Cloud Ribbons from Family Education

That ought to keep us all busy for a while!


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Our summer has been full of stories. Elliot has been enjoying writing stories and typing them on the computer – I insist that he handwrites them first so we can get plenty of handwriting practice in.

For this story, he wanted to “illustrate” it after typing it on the computer. We got out our Legos and set up each scene. His story had to be altered a little bit to fit the characters we could find, but he made all the necessary changes and got to work! He was the director, I was merely the photographer. He set everything up and told me when to take the picture.

He’s going to print off each picture and put them in a little photo album to give to his cousin. What a great, original, creative gift!

This has been a wonderful way to keep our brains busy this summer and it was all his idea. The very best kind of learning…


Book of the Week: Children’s Activity Atlas

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This week’s book focuses on one of our favorite things – maps and geography! My boys have been interested in geography lately. It all started with this awesome video of US geography and continued on to this even more awesome video about world geography. My oldest has listened to the Tour the States song so many times, […]

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*FREEBIE* Printable Color-Coded Book Labels

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We are gearing up for our first year of homeschooling and I’m excited! I’ve been getting all my curriculum and supplies organized and I realized that our home library needed an overhaul. So I created some labels to help us (even my pre-readers) keep our library organized and also to make finding books by topic […]

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*REVIEW* GB Zuzu Stroller at Babies R Us


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for GB. I received a gift card to purchase a GB stroller to both facilitate my review as well as thank me for my participation. Baby Ike is 5 months old now and he’s just the sweetest. I have loved every minute of wearing […]

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*FREEBIE* Cloud Unit Study – 8 FREE Activities!

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We are trying to make the most of our summer and since learning is one of our favorite things to do together, we’ve been taking advantage of the sunny summer days by observing and learning about clouds. I created some fun cloud activities for you to download. Get my Cloud Unit Study here and  and enjoy with your […]

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“What’s for lunch?” “What can I eat, I’m huuungry!”  Those two questions were driving me crazy at the beginning of summer, but I’ve gotten smarter and have discovered and embraced Del Monte’s Fruit Burst Squeezers. They’re just like those little pouches for babies except for big kids! And my big kids love to squeeze and […]

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*REVIEW* Ogio Brooklyn Bag

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With the birth of my 4th baby, I knew I needed a new diaper bag/purse solution. Regular diaper bags are too big and bulky and I DID NOT want to be carrying both a purse for me and a bag for the baby around everywhere I went. It was time to consolidate into one all-purpose, […]

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MegaBuilders Club – Meeting #2 Theme: Creatures

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Our second builders club meeting was another success! My boys love getting everything ready and bringing down the bins and bins and bins and bins of MegaBloks to share with the club. This meeting our theme was creatures. Some of the kids thought that was a little too similar to our last theme, animals…oops. They […]

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Amex Offers – More Easy Savings!

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We’ve been loyal American Express cardholders for a few years now. We started out with a few credit cards and have cut back to only this one because of its fantastic customer service and benefits. We get plenty of cash back every year and now we enjoy the new Amex Offers program. First off, Amex Offers […]

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