Apparently when you mix sprinkler time with sidewalk chalk time, you end up with a beautiful mess! Just saturate your chalk in water and draw on the wet ground and watch your little ones “paint” a masterpiece!
Can you tell we LOVE Pom Poms over here? In fact, my kids first learned to love Poms Poms when grandma would watch them and let them “Pop the Pom Poms,” and essentially throw a bag of hundreds of Poms all over the house, some of which I am still finding in random nooks andContinue reading “Pom Poms Color Sorting”
My two year old loves this super simple matching game. And she’s really good at it! I originally made it for my son to match lower case letters to uppercase and decided to modify it so my daughter could start with matching upper case to upper case. I used 1/3 poster board, drew 26 circlesContinue reading “ABC’s Matching Game!”
We love doing Sprinkles crafts (and eating them). When we do letters, I usually have my son write the letters in marker then trace with school glue and then pour on the sprinkles! Don’t forget to use a deep pan or craft tray when doing this at home or sprinkles will go everywhere!
Ugh! It’s too hot to play outside already! So we’re expanding our shapes knowledge INDOORS with this fun and versatile game! I used painters tape to make several shapes on the floor and made some DIY toss bags with rice. The kids first instinct was to hop on different shapes, so we worked in twoContinue reading “Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game”
We are missing the zoo these days! Luckily we went right before everything shut down so the memories are still nice and fresh. Giants of the Savanna is by far our favorite area! Elephants and giraffes?! Yes, please! Watch the flannel board song here. This elephant rhyme has quickly become a household favorite! We doContinue reading “Five Giant Elephants”
Celebrate Mother’s Day by making this Flower Family Shapes Craft with your toddler or preschooler. Using basic shapes like hearts, circles, and rectangles cut out of construction paper, create a cute and simple flower family plus a “peek-a-boo” flap to show the flower roots and insects “underground.” Here is what you will need to recreateContinue reading “Flower Family Shapes Craft”
Explore your family tree with your toddler or preschooler this Mother’s Day. This simple book craft combines two things your little learner is sure to love – family and flipping flaps! Here is what you will need to replicate this craft at home. Supplies needed: 4-6 full sheets of paper 6-8 quarter sheets of paperContinue reading “Mother’s Day Flip-the-Flap Book Craft”
Something about rainbow sprinkles just makes me happy! And since schools are closed, momma is making her own Mother’s Day crafts with the kids this week! We did this rainbow sprinkles photo frame craft two different ways. We used a pre-made wooden photo frame I bought from Dollar Tree a couple of years ago, andContinue reading “Rainbow Sprinkles Photo Frames”
Finding Dory has been the kids’ go-to movie during Quarantine so this week we are focusing on fish! Here is another simple craft for toddlers and preschoolers using basic shapes. I love talking through different shapes with my children and seeing how seemingly unrelated shapes can come together to make something so familiar to them.Continue reading “Fish Shapes Craft”