Sidewalk Chalk Water Painting

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!

Pom Poms Color Sorting

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”

Froot Loops Rainbow Craft

This is one of my favorite snack crafts we have done. It worked great with my toddler and my preschooler. WARNING: Many froot loops were consumed during the making of this craft – and maybe some with glue. All you need to complete this at home is: Froot loops cereal Bowl School glue Printout orContinue reading “Froot Loops Rainbow Craft”

Books About Colors

We are focusing on colors this week, exploring primary colors and color-mixing. We found these great picture books at our local library using a SUBJECT search for “Colors — juvenile fiction.” Using these search terms in a subject search will help you find children’s fiction about colors instead of everything in the collection that mentionsContinue reading “Books About Colors”

Ten Colorful Fish Song

My 2-year old requests this song over and over again. She thinks the little fish are “so cuuuute!” It is a great flannel board rhyme for learning colors and counting, but even if you don’t have a flannel board at home, you can still sing this song and create an interactive experience for your littleContinue reading “Ten Colorful Fish Song”

Dinosaur, Dinosaur Behind the Door

Based on the classic flannel board rhyme, “Little Mouse, Little Mouse,” this adapted rhyme offers your dinosaur-fan a chance to find their favorite dinosaur while practicing colors and sharpening their memory skills. No flannel board? No problem! Here’s what you’ll need to recreate this activity at home. Supplies needed:5-10 colors of paperCardboard or poster boardGlueContinue reading “Dinosaur, Dinosaur Behind the Door”