Teaching Scissor Skills for Preschoolers
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Teaching Scissor Skills for Preschoolers

As scary as it may be to teach our children how to use scissors, the skill is so beneficial and all together necessary. Between the ages of 1.5 to 2 years children will start holding the scissors with two hands to open and close. By the age of 3 children can start practicing cutting paper….

Fall Theme Printable I Spy “Flip” Board Game for Kids
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Fall Theme Printable I Spy “Flip” Board Game for Kids

Fall is officially my FAVORITE season! I love the chilly weather, the sweet smell of apple cider donuts, and the gorgeous pumpkin colored leaves that blanket my backyard. My kids also love all things fall (especially the yummy food part). As a way to get in the harvest spirit, I have created a I Spy…

10+ Fun Glow in the Dark Activities for Kids
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10+ Fun Glow in the Dark Activities for Kids

Some of my kids’ favorite books, toys, and clothing choices all have something in common; they glow in the dark. Glow in the dark stars- we have ’em! We even have a glow in the dark party every 4th of July! We are fascinated by the science of things that glow in the dark. How…

Easy DIY Lemon Cloud Dough Recipe
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Easy DIY Lemon Cloud Dough Recipe

If I could think of one word to describe this Easy DIY Lemon Cloud Dough Recipe it would be…DELICIOUS! No, it’s not edible, but this recipe for cloud dough is smooth, scented, and simply wonderful. Children enjoy using their hands and discovering with their senses through sensory play. The DIY cloud dough with conditioner offers…

Apple “Flip” Printable I Spy Game for Kids
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Apple “Flip” Printable I Spy Game for Kids

Honeycrisp, pink ladies, yellow delicious, granny smith. The crunch, the juice, the sweetness. It doesn’t’ matter what tree or grocery store you get them from, apples are a favorite fruit of so many adults and kids. My family and I love to head to the mountains in the crisp month of October to pick our…

School Theme “Flip” Printable I Spy Games for Kids
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School Theme “Flip” Printable I Spy Games for Kids

The smell of new box of sharpened crayons is one of the signs of the upcoming school year. Children will fill their bookbags with pencils, glue sticks, 3-ring binders, and character themed water bottles. Some children, and adults, may feel nervous about the beginning of a new school year, however it’s a chance to refresh…

Free School Theme Missing Number Kindergarten Math Printable
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Free School Theme Missing Number Kindergarten Math Printable

Did you pretend to be a teacher when you were younger to your little brother or sister (or stuffed animals in my case)? I remember sitting all of my animals in a row and using my pointer to go over the alphabet or counting to 20. They were the quietest class I’ve ever had! Whether…

Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Process Art for Preschoolers
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Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Process Art for Preschoolers

While they may not be a favorite of our furry, four legged friends, fireworks sure can be a joy to watch. The vibrant colors, the fizzling sounds, the grand finale! Watching fire works during a celebration can be a great experience for all ages, young and old. Our fireworks process art project brings the joy…

Summer Theme Preschool Sensory Bin Activity
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Summer Theme Preschool Sensory Bin Activity

When I was teaching in the classroom summer used to be my FAVORITE season out of the four. Yes, I enjoyed sitting on the beach, relaxing in my hammock, and finally finishing a book. Summer break from classes and the busy schedule at school was always welcomed with open arms. Sometimes the heat can be…

Spring Sensory Bin Ideas for the Little Blue Truck Springtime Book
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Spring Sensory Bin Ideas for the Little Blue Truck Springtime Book

Sharing books with toddlers, preschoolers, and young learners is one of the most important things you can do. Pair that with a sensory activity for preschoolers and that is a double win! This sensory spring activity is designed to use with the book, “Little Blue Truck’s Springtime,” by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Jill Mcelmurry….

Easy Glow in the Dark Slime Recipe for Kids
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Easy Glow in the Dark Slime Recipe for Kids

How does glow in the dark even work? I’ve heard that question before from children, however I’m not even sure myself. Even though we have no idea how it works, we sure love glow in the dark ANYTHING at my house. My kids love wearing glow pajamas at night and having dance parties in their…

Dinosaur Excavation Ice Activity for Preschoolers
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Dinosaur Excavation Ice Activity for Preschoolers

As many times as we’ve seen dinosaur movies at our house you would think my children would want to be paleontologists when they grow up. We have used a few dinosaur ‘bone’ excavator kits from online, but they can be pricy and messy. Our fun learning multi-sensory dino ice excavation activity is easy to make…