175+ Counting Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
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175+ Counting Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Counting Printables 175+ Counting Printables for Preschool and Kindergarten Some kids (and adults too!) have negative feelings about math. It can seem abstract and difficult. But there are lots of fun ways to make it less intimidating. Starting with the very basics, using play and activities there are lots of hands-on counting activities for kids! We’ve done…

Ocean Animals Preschools Ice Excavation Activity
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Ocean Animals Preschools Ice Excavation Activity

Sensory experiences are an important component of early childhood learning. Children love hands-on activities that allow them to explore with their senses. Adults, however, are often reluctant to let kids paint, glue, or play with ice simply because of the mess. When the weather gets hot, outdoor exploration with melting ice is one way to…

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…

Spring Math Activities: Fill in the Missing Numbers
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Spring Math Activities: Fill in the Missing Numbers

Kindergarten math is filled with opportunities to build a strong foundation. Children will learn to count forward and backward, skip count, recognize sets (subitize), name shapes, write numbers, and MORE! Practicing missing numbers helps improve counting fluency and number formation. This spring-themed math activity is a great way to progress monitor students to see where…

Cute DIY Bunny Easter Basket from Milk Jug
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Cute DIY Bunny Easter Basket from Milk Jug

Wondering what to do with all those milk jugs? Make a milk jug Easter basket, of course! What a great way to teach kids about recycling while creating a functional, cute DIY Easter basket. I love this idea! Use this idea with young learners from toddlers and preschoolers through early elementary. This Easter craft for…

Easy Chick Paper Plate Easter Craft for Kids
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Easy Chick Paper Plate Easter Craft for Kids

A perfectly adorable way to celebrate spring (and fine motor skills) is to create an easy chick paper plate craft. Crafts with paper plates are one of my favorites because not only are they an easy art project, but they are super cheap as well. Whether you are working with toddlers and preschoolers, or some…

Animal Theme “Flip” Printable I Spy Game for Kids
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Animal Theme “Flip” Printable I Spy Game for Kids

You’re probably familiar with the bestselling I Spy series of books by Jean Marzollo. There seems to be one on every single topic imaginable and kids tend to LOVE them! In fact, I love them, too! I’m thinking it’s appropriate at any age to practice and improve visual scanning skills. I wanted to create a…

DIY Ocean Animal Sensory Bottle for Preschoolers
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DIY Ocean Animal Sensory Bottle for Preschoolers

I love studying the ocean. And teaching it to children is so much fun because it’s almost like teaching them about a whole other world! It typically doesn’t take much to get students engaged in the ocean, ocean animals, beaches, tides, and all of the wonders of the sea. This DIY Ocean Animal Sensory Bottle…

Free Printable Aquarium Scavenger Hunt for Kids 2 Options
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Free Printable Aquarium Scavenger Hunt for Kids 2 Options

This free printable aquarium and ocean Scavenger Hunt! Preschoolers will love exploring ocean animals and learning new ocean vocabulary through this fun game!

Free Printable Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids
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Free Printable Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Get this zoo theme free printable scavenger hunt for kids to use on your next trip to the zoo! Hunt for the animals as you explore or grab a zoo book instead!

Printable Pattern Block Templates and Activities
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Printable Pattern Block Templates and Activities

Learning and Playing with Pattern Block Designs Pattern blocks are a classic and common resource found in early childhood classrooms as well as in elementary schools. You might remember using plastic pattern blocks as a child. There are also wooden pattern blocks and magnetic pattern blocks! Teachers and parents use them across various subject areas…