The Best Pinterest Users for Parents

I find great ideas on Pinterest because I follow some great kid-friendly pinners. Since we’re having a staycation spring break, I’ve used Pinterest to find activity ideas beyond just hanging out and playing (our #1 priority.)

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First, follow me, Melissa Taylor @ImaginationSoup. Then check out my favorite people to follow on Pinterest: (click on the name)

on Play

Kid Blogger Network
Let the Children Play
Toddler Approved
WordPlayHouse
Inner Child Fun
Time for Play
Carrots Are Orange
Debbie Clement
Kid Activities Blog – Rachel Miller
Let’s Lasso the Moon – Zina  
Anna @ The Imagination Tree 

on Art / Creativity

NutureStore
Mama Smiles
Red Ted Art
Tinker Lab
Make and Do Friend
The Artful Child
The Artful Child
Art for Little Hands

on Books

Tattered Cover
Chronicle Books
Book Expo America
Directory of Book Bloggers (long!)
Apartment Therapy Family

Let me know if the comments if you need an invitation.

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  • http://www.growingajeweledrose.com crystal@growingajeweledrose

    Lots of great pinners to follow for sure!

  • http://raisingcreativeandcuriouskids.blogspot.com Jen@Creative and Curious Kids!

    I agree! I follow many of the wonderful Pinterest users that you mentioned. It is such a wonderful resource. You can find me at Pinterest here…

    http://pinterest.com/jenscreative/

    Jen

  • http://www.wellreadwife.com Mandy Boles

    What a great post. I can’t wait to check out these Pinterest users.:) Also, thank you so much for including The Directory of Book Bloggers Using Pinterest that I created!:)

  • http://vimaxatchreview.com/ David S. Romero

    What a great post! It is such a wonderful resource to those interested readers.

  • Liz

    Thanks for the wonderful thoughts. My kids would surely enjoy their vacation.

  • http://thelessonguide.blogspot.com Lisa Michalek

    Thanks for the great lists – here are some additional resources:
    http://pinterest.com/lesson_guide/

    Lisa

  • http://binspiredmama.blogspot.com Krissy @ B.Inspired Mama

    Wow – what a great collection! I just spent tons of time going through them all. Thanks for sharing. You can find me on Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/binspiredmama.

  • http://mamasmiles.com maryanne @ mama smiles

    Fantastic list – and I’m thrilled to be included! Thank you! :D

  • http://PragmaticMom.com PragmaticMom

    Thanks SOOOO much for including me on your list. I am honored!

  • http://theeducatorsspinonit.blogspot.com/ Kim @ The Educator’s Spin On It

    Pinterest can be such a great teaching tool for Parents! Thanks for collecting so many great resources in one place for Parents. We’re so thrilled to be included in the list!

  • http://www.washingtonparent.net Jane @ Washington Parent Magazine

    Great list! Thanks for putting together such a great resource. We are having fun putting our Pinterest boards together.

  • http://littleblogfish.blogspot.com Robin @ Little Blogfish

    Thanks for the great list. I’m an education Pinner too. You can find me at http://pinterest.com/robinsellersedu

    I’ve also got a Linky Party going on at my blog for education Pinners. Please come add three of your education boards: http://www.littleblogfish.blogspot.com/2012/03/linky-party-for-teacher-pinterest.html

    Robin

  • http://www.momsshoppingengine.com Silviya

    Great job! Thanks for publishing it. Here is another great resource for baby products, baby and toddler finds, crafts and DIYs for kids and moms.
    http://pinterest.com/MomsShoppingEng/

  • http://www.grassstainguru.com Bethe

    Hi: All good picks.

    I love Jenny Kable’s pins. Um, and my own! ;-P http://pinterest.com/balmeras/

    Cheers- Bethe @balmeras

  • http://www.frugalteacher.com Louise

    I really like Charity Preston’s OC Blog pinboards. She has collaborative pinboards for all grade levels PLUS anything and everything related to teaching and education: http://pinterest.com/theocblog/

  • http://teachingintheearlyyears.blogspot.ca/ Shelley

    Great list! Here’s my Pinterest link: http://pinterest.com/shelleygray/

  • http://paintcutpaste.com jen | paintcutpaste.com

    awesome list! we follow a lot of the same people. i pin at http://www.pinterest.com/jlbee/

  • http://countryfun.edublogs.org/ Country Fun

    Nice listing. I follow so many of these pinners, but always enjoy finding a new one to check out.
    The majority of my boards are about ECE program ideas at Debbie @ CountryFun – http://pinterest.com/countryfun/

  • HappyCampers

    THANKS for putting this list together! It’s fabulous…and I’ve Pinned it :)

  • http://www.playdoughtoplato.com Malia

    I love this post! I’m new to Pinterest but have already become addicted. I’m an early elementary literacy specialist and am blown away by the amazing ideas people share. You can find my pre-K to 2nd grade boards at:

    http://pinterest.com/Playdough2Plato/

  • http://oldnewlegacy.wordpress.com Becky

    I follow many of these already (especially in the play, creativity and learning categories), also in the learning category Deborah @ Teach Preschool is great!

  • http://secondstorywindow.typepad.com emily kate

    Thanks for including me! I can’t wait to go through the list and make sure I’m following all these great pinners!

  • Jaine

    Thanks for the post. I am proud to be a pinterest. Love pinning you post.

  • DivinneGrace

    You know Pinterest is already a bit trend today and most people use it nd even the bloggers for their site…I am sure it will help a lot…

  • Michelle Anthony

    Hey Melissa,
    Thanks for the shout out! I feel honored to have made your list! :) Happy pinning! :)

  • http://www.GrowingPlay.blogspot.com GrowingPlay.com

    Awesome list. I was following about 75% already but that extra 25% of recommendations was a gold mine. I love posts like this – saves me so much time in searching for the right folks to follow. Thanks again.

    Feel free to check out my pinterest boards at http://www.Pinterest.com/GrowingPlay. I like to focus on active play, pretend play and science play for my family of five.

  • http://pinterest.com/sguevara1/ Sandra

    Loved your list!!! Thank you!

    http://pinterest.com/sguevara1/

  • http://www.rainbowswithinreach.blogspot.com Debbie Clement

    I’m so honored to be included in such company. Your lists are such awesome references for others. I’m grateful to be included.

    See ya over at Pin-central!!

    Debbie

  • http://www.smalltypes.com Erin @ Small Types

    Aw, thanks Melissa! This is an awesome list and I’m SO honored to be included! :)

  • http://www.lifeglutenfree.com Heather @ Life, gluten free

    I just subscribed to several of the pinners that you recommended, thanks!

    I’m at: http://pinterest.com/heacollins/

  • http://hojosteacherstore.blogspot.com/ Heather aka HoJo

    Wow! This is a great list! I just went through and started following a lot of great boards. Thank you for compiling them all!

  • Kellie

    What a terrific List. Many Thanks :)

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  • http://blogs.brighthorizons.com/momtomom/ amy dempster

    This is a great list. Thanks for posting it on the Bright Horizons community board. I’m one of the mom bloggers for our Mom to Mom blog. You can follow my pins at: http://pinterest.com/nourishmom/

  • http://koromatuabusybees.blogspot.co.nz/ Andrea

    Wow, awesome. I teach 5 year olds and always on the look out for people to follow. Thank you.

    Here’s me if you would like to check out my pinterest page: http://pinterest.com/nzbaroness/

  • http://www.kidlutions.blogspot.com Wendy Young @Kidlutions

    Wow! What a great list, Melissa! Thanks so much for including me! Honored!

    Wendy =)

  • http://magicalchildhood.wordpress.com/ Magical Childhood

    Great list! I’m off to check out the ones I don’t already follow.

    I have a ton of boards on homeschooling, freebies, hands-on science, kids’ crafts, cooking with kids, Attachment Parenting, preschool, gluten free cooking, all natural recipes, green living, etc. if anybody wants to peek:

    http://pinterest.com/magicandmayhem/

    • http://imaginationsoup.net Melissa Taylor

      thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.okcareertech.org Tommi Leach

    We use Pinterest for School Counselors and teachers to share ideas. We are the Career and Academic Connections (Guidance) Division of the Oklahoma Dept. of CareerTech. Follow us at ODCTECAC

  • http://www.facebook.com/ricky.mikelman Ricky Minick Mikelman

    Check out my Math boards! pinterest/Ricky_MIkelman

  • Kristie Doty

    Great post. Thanks for sharing! My URL is http://pinterest.com/krdoty2/. Pinterest is such a great place for ideas!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/twasciuk Theresa Wasciuk

    Come see Middle school art on pinterest LMS ART wasciuk. 20,000 art/ art ed pins!!!! student gallery, core curriculum………

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  • Janice

    Check out my English Language Arts boards when you gat a chance: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ All 68 boards are education boards. Thanks for compiling this list for parents and teachers!!

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