Ocean Theme Letter Recognition Activities: Spin and Stamp
Alphabet | Free | Literacy | Ocean | Preschool/Pre-K | Printable Activities | Summer | Under $5

Ocean Theme Letter Recognition Activities: Spin and Stamp

Letter recognition is a REALLY important stepping stone towards reading success! Brain research on how our brains learn to read shows that it’s crucial for preschoolers to connect the spoken sounds of our language with the letter codes we use to read and write. Complicated?! You bet! BUT, this hands-on activity for preschoolers is NOT!…

Life Cycle of a Butterfly Play Dough Mats for Kids
Butterflies | Free | Holidays and Seasons | play dough | Preschool/Pre-K | Price | Printable Activities | Science | Sensory Activities | Spring | STEM & Science | Style of Activity | Themes

Life Cycle of a Butterfly Play Dough Mats for Kids

No matter what winter throws at us, it always feels like spring warrants a celebration! After long, sometimes gloomy days and often nasty weather, it’s time to enjoy more sunshine, more warmth, and the rebirth of insects, trees, grass, and more. And if you’re a preschool teacher, it’s time to witness life cycles right before…

Free Printable Life Cycle of a Bee Play Dough Mats for Kids
Bugs and Insects | Free | Kindergarten | Literacy | play dough | Preschool/Pre-K | Printable Activities | Science | Sensory Activities | Spring | STEM & Science | Summer | Under $5

Free Printable Life Cycle of a Bee Play Dough Mats for Kids

Ahhhh, the life of a bee. Buzzing lazily from flower to flower, soaking up the sun, lounging in sweet honey. OK, that’s not exactly a bee’s daily routine, but it sure draws the attention of our youngest learners! The Free Printable Life Cycle of a Bee Play Dough Mats for Kids will also engage them…

Doll Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids
All About Me | Arts & Crafts | Create Your Own | Free | Not Grade Specific | Preschool/Pre-K | STEM & Science | Under $5

Doll Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids

Did you ever have an imaginary friend as a child? Was your friend a constant companion or did you create a new friend for every day of the week? We’ve seen the whole spectrum at our house. When our oldest was 4 years old, she had a complete description of her husband-to-be. The details will…

Free Printable Life Cycle of a Ladybug Play Dough Mats for Kids
Bugs and Insects | Free | Kindergarten | play dough | Preschool/Pre-K | Printable Activities | Science | Sensory Activities | Spring | STEM & Science | Under $5

Free Printable Life Cycle of a Ladybug Play Dough Mats for Kids

We know play dough is fabulous for fine motor skills and children love playing with it, but did you know play dough can also be a valuable tool for science lessons? Free Printable Life Cycle Of A Ladybug Play Dough Mats For Kids are a wonderful printable activity that gives you an easy, hands on…

Free Printable Identifying Emotions Game for Kids
All About Me | Free | Kindergarten | Not Grade Specific | Preschool/Pre-K | Printable Activities | Social-Emotional | Under $5

Free Printable Identifying Emotions Game for Kids

Raise your hands if you have emotional kids! I think that everyone’s hands should be up right now. Mine would both be up, but it would be really hard to type if they were… I have four lovely, intelligent, extremely emotional daughters. From the oldest (teenager!) to the youngest (sweet, tantrum-throwing preschooler) we have such…

10+ DIY Cardboard Tube Ideas For Your Home & Kids
Arts & Crafts | Create Your Own | Free | Kindergarten | Not Grade Specific | Preschool/Pre-K | Under $5

10+ DIY Cardboard Tube Ideas For Your Home & Kids

Toilet paper and paper towels are two household essentials, especially if you have children!  We are always stressing the importance of recycling in my house, and we always love to upcycle if we have the opportunity.  Paper towel and toilet paper roll projects are a great way to keep your kids busy and repurpose your…

How to Dye Pasta for Sensory Play and Crafts
Colors | Create Your Own | Free | Kindergarten | Not Grade Specific | Preschool/Pre-K | Science | Sensory Bins, Bottles and Bags | Spring | St. Patrick's Day | STEM | STEM & Science | Under $5

How to Dye Pasta for Sensory Play and Crafts

Sensory bins are one of my favorite playful learning activities for kids! Sensory bins are quick and easy to put together and will keep your kids occupied for hours. There are endless possibilities when it comes to sensory bin fillers, but dry pasta is one of the best in my opinion. Since pasta is small…

Skittles Rainbow Colors Science Experiments for Kids
Colors | Create Your Own | Free | Kindergarten | Not Grade Specific | Preschool/Pre-K | Science | Snacks | Spring | St. Patrick's Day | STEM | STEM & Science | Under $5

Skittles Rainbow Colors Science Experiments for Kids

There is so much excitement that comes with searching for a rainbow in the sky after a thunderstorm. What if I told you that you could create your own beautiful rainbow with a super simple skittles rainbow experiment? This fun science experiment for kids uses colorful candy to create a rainbow your kids will love!…

Walking Water Rainbow Science Experiment for Kids
Colors | Create Your Own | Free | Kindergarten | Preschool/Pre-K | Science | Spring | St. Patrick's Day | STEM | STEM & Science | Under $5

Walking Water Rainbow Science Experiment for Kids

There’s just no question in my mind that rainbows are magical! They’re beautiful, bright, happy, and full of mystery! The Walking Water Rainbow Science Experiment for Kids engages students and teaches about colors, color mixing, capillary action, and more! Add this one to your spring lesson plans today to keep your students learning right up…

Number Grid Counting Games for Preschoolers
Addition | Apples | Counting | Dinosaurs | Easter | Fall | Free | Math | Ocean | Preschool/Pre-K | Printable Activities | Pumpkins | Space | Spring | St. Patrick's Day | Thanksgiving | Under $5 | Valentine's Day | Winter

Number Grid Counting Games for Preschoolers

Sometimes math gets a bad wrap. It can be a difficult concept for little learners. It is right or wrong, there is no room for interpretation. Regardless of it’s difficulty, it is an imperative skill for preschoolers to learn. This is why fun, hands on activities are so important. Engaging math activities, like these Number…

Easter Egg Salt Painting for Kids
Arts & Crafts | Create Your Own | Easter | Free | Preschool/Pre-K | STEM & Science | Under $5

Easter Egg Salt Painting for Kids

I love trying to cram as many learning opportunities as possible into each and every holiday. Simply because holidays are instantly exciting for kids! Easter lesson plans for preschool can cover a wide range of topics, from letters and numbers to colors, science, and art. Watercolor salt painting is one of those wonderful activities for…