Saturday, 28 April 2007

Sandcastles * coloring pages

Friday, 27 April 2007

Summer Flower Coloring Pages

We have just added a set of 4 summer flower coloring pages: a rose, a foxglove, a dahlia and a carnation. Use them for a nature study, or perhaps to decorate a card for Mother's Day, Teacher Appreciation Week or Grandparents' Day.

Summer Flower Coloring Pages

Thursday, 26 April 2007

Clown * animated page

Free printable books and games

This is a really useful website which has a variety of short printable books for children - ideal for helping children practise reading at home. There is also a collection of simple printable games and activity sheets.

Free printable books at Learning Island

Tuesday, 24 April 2007

Baby Fashion

Fun Music for Kids by Dan Zanes

I don't know how well known Dan Zanes is in the US, but I came across his music for children for the first time today and I love it! Here is a taster...

Monday, 23 April 2007

Handprint Craft Ideas - Cute Handprint Paintings!

We love handprint crafts because you get to enjoy the activity with your kids and create a keepsake at the same time. For this reason handprint crafts make a great gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, or to give to other favorite family and friends!

We have eight gorgeous handcraft painting ideas just added to the website. Have some messy fun creating a lion, giraffe, buttefly, bumble bee, sunflower, peacock, apple tree or autumn tree, then display them proudly!

Handprint Craft Ideas here

Fantastic Dr Seuss Freebies (UK only) this week

The Daily Telegraph has some fantastic Cat In The Hat and other Dr Seuss freebies available all this week, including two audio books on CD, a poster, height chart and stickers. Well worth checking out!

Dr Seuss fans can also check out our Dr Seuss theme here!

Sunday, 22 April 2007

Sedona * Custom coloring pages **

Recycling Coloring Pages

We have added a new collection of Recycling Coloring Pages for your children to enjoy. If you are interested in recycling, don't forget to check out the new Recycling theme page too.

Friday, 20 April 2007

Earth Day Jigsaw Puzzles to Download

We have added 3 gorgeous Earth Day jigsaw puzzles for your kids to download and play. Put them on your desktop, or save them to a CD-Rom and give to friends.

Earth Day jigsaw puzzles to download

Endangered Species: Excellent Website To Explore

This is an excellent website helping children find out about rare and endangered species – fun and colorful, the games were a big hit in our house!

Endangered species at Planet Arkive

Clown * coloring page

Thursday, 19 April 2007

Free coloring page

Wednesday, 18 April 2007

April Newsletter Out Now

* New Recycling theme
* New Earth Day page
* New Birthday coloring pages
* New "Birthday Cupcakes" file folder game
* New Teacher Appreciation links
* New Categories at the Coloring Page Database
* Website round-up - great links to try this week

This month's Activity Village News can now be read in full online here.

Learning Languages - A good site for some language practise!

This is a nice simple site for learning and practising basic words in other languages (English, Spanish, German and French available) – we had fun practising French colours and numbers.

Language practise

Activity Village also has a Learning Languages section, with puzzles, printables and posters for early learning in French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and Italian!

Activity Village's Learning Languages

Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7th)

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up in the US (May 7th-11th) and anyone looking for inspiration will find plenty at our updated Teacher Appreciation pages (those not in the US might like to have a look for some early ideas for the year end!)

Teacher Appreciation

Saturday, 14 April 2007

Free coloring page

Clown * coloring page

Sunday, 8 April 2007

Modern Princess * coloring page

more princess

Thursday, 5 April 2007

coloring page