Foam Block Process Art Exploration
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Foam Block Process Art Exploration

In my efforts to make sure that we are making the best use of the supplies that we have before buying something new, foam blocks have been on my list of things create new uses for. This foam block process art exploration is a great way to breathe some new life into our blocks. Plus,…

Puzzle & Shape Matching Cards
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Puzzle & Shape Matching Cards

So, what do you do with a puzzle after a child has mastered it? Do you stash it away until another child needs it? What if you only have one child to use it? With some high-quality puzzles, that could get very expensive. Some kids get bored with a puzzle after the first time they have…

Exploring Shapes with Play Dough
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Exploring Shapes with Play Dough

We are slightly obsessed with play dough here. I made six different colors last week just because we wanted some fresh dough to play with. I love that it works so well for learning so many different things! Today we had fun exploring shapes with play dough for the #ToolsforLearning Challenge. Join us on Instagram…

Silly Shape Matching Game
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Silly Shape Matching Game

Say cheese! These silly 2D shapes are so excited to help your kids learn the names of the shapes! This shape matching game is a fun way to review shapes. You can use these cards as an independent matching activity or as a memory game. You could even print two copies and play Go Fish! Tools…

Shape I Spy for Preschoolers: Free Printable
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Shape I Spy for Preschoolers: Free Printable

We have been working on shapes for a long time! Last year, I shared with you a free printable mini-pack for shapes with some fun games and this Shape I Spy for Preschooler coordinates perfectly with it! Your preschoolers will love counting the shapes and discovering that things in “real life” have those shapes! Download…

Free Printable Pumpkin Shape Matching Game
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Free Printable Pumpkin Shape Matching Game

As you read this I am moving into my new house…so I’m sorry that I’m lacking pretty pictures for you, but I’m super excited to be getting settled in our new place! This week the 2nd grade blogging team is all about pumpkins & since I had this super cute pumpkin shape clip art, I…