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Egg Hunt Treasure Hunt (Free Printable)

If you are like us, you might not even know what day it is, however you're probably in desperate need of fun, screen-free, educational activities to entertain your kids!  We are really excited to share our latest printable Treasure Hunt with you! Jason worked hard to create it and we think your kids will love it! Bonus: it will keep them busy and thinking for a while (you're welcome)! Grab a copy of this free printable Egg Hunt Treasure Hunt game. Want to see our latest Treasure Hunt in action? Check out this video: We made this one a little challenging, so even older kids will enjoy it, too! Treasure Hunt Setup We include Instructions and an Answer Key for setting...

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Math Secret Message Puzzle - Adding Coins

If you are looking for fun learning activities at home that don't take a lot of prep – we’ve got a math activity for you! Our Math Secret Message Puzzle practices counting money amounts. Math Secret Message Puzzle – Money Amounts When solving the puzzle, kids must add up the coins to find the total amounts. They must cut out the letters and put the correct amount on each square.     The final result is a secret message that says: TURN YOUR PILLOW OVER Although, we should warn you. After solving this secret message puzzle, your child will expect to find a prize. Think of this as a mini-treasure hunt. They solve the puzzle, they get a clue where they...

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St. Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt Free Printable

Now that we are homeschooling and confined to our house, we are in desperate need of fun learning activities for the kids! That's why we created this St. Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt.   It's time to get creative!   Jason was inspired last night and decided to create a St. Patrick's Day Treasure hunt. He literally JUST created it. It is a treasure hunt that does not require a Locking Game Kit and it keeps kids busy, having fun, and learning for about 40 minutes.   We thought we would share since we're all looking for ways to keep our kids busy and this was a huge hit at our house!  ACCESS THE PRINTABLE TREASURE HUNT  Check out pix from the hunt!...

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St. Patrick's Day Printable Coding Activity

Time to get in the mood for St. Patrick's Day with this fun little leprechaun activity! Here is a screen-free coding activity for your little thinker! Coding is the method of giving instructions to perform a specific task.  This unplugged paper coding activity has two different levels for kids to solve. Level 1 Kids must find the right code to get the leprechaun to the pot of gold. Once kids discover the correct path, they will uncover a secret word: LUCKY. Level 2 In the second level activity, kids find the right code to get the Leprechaun to the rainbow. Once they find the code that works, kids decode a secret message: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Why Coding rocks: Kids practice trial...

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St. Patrick's Day Brain Game (math and phonics game for K & 1st)

Here at the Ebert house, we are getting in the mood for March with this lucky St. Patrick's Day Brain Game! We love St. Patrick's Day (especially Jason since his middle name is Patrick)! Also, there is something fun about leprechauns, 4-leaf clovers, and green beer (although there is no beer in this resource)!   Targeted Skills: Problem-solving, Addition, Subtraction, Patterning, Counting by 2's and Phonics  This St. Patrick's Day game covers many Kindergarten and First Grade math and reading skills. The puzzles encourage kids to think flexibly and problem solve.  If your child doesn't know how to begin, guide them with questions, but please don't tell them what they need to do! Part of the game is having to figure it out!...

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