Seashell Sorting

Have I mentioned that my kids are SUPER into Finding Dory, lately? Don’t get me wrong, it is a GREAT movie, but I don’t know how kids can want to watch the same movie over and over and over and over again! We took a trip to Pensacola Beach last summer (oh the days whenContinue reading “Seashell Sorting”

Five Little Goldfish Song

Five Little Goldfish is a variation of Ten Colorful Fish Swimming in a Bowl and is ideal for younger learners to practice counting down from five. I used gold craft felft to make five fish and white craft felt for the bowl. Buy the felt set on Etsy on make your own! When you areContinue reading “Five Little Goldfish Song”

Goldfish GO FISH! Game

One of the first games I remember playing as a child was Go Fish!. My sister and I played with cards, but we really like playing it to match socks after they came out of the dryer. It is a fun and interactive way to get your socks matched! I have played it with myContinue reading “Goldfish GO FISH! Game”

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”

Fish Shapes Craft

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”

Our Earth Song

It’s not technically Earth Day anymore, but we should celebrate our planet EVERY DAY, right?! The earlier children learn about the Earth and how we can all help keep it vibrant and thriving, the more likely they will be to develop lifelong habits of recycling, reusing, reducing and conserving! Try out this little ditty withContinue reading “Our Earth Song”

At-Home Learning Schedule

Early learning is all about engaging little learners at a critical period of brain development from birth to age five. Nurture, nutrition and engagement all help grow a happy, healthy child. By age five or six is another milestone – Kindergarten! Follow these five activities 2-3 times a week to feel confident your little learnerContinue reading “At-Home Learning Schedule”

Pretzel Butterflies

‘Tis the season for chasing butterflies! And, wow, they sure fly fast. Every time we find one outside, it’s like hitting the lottery. So when I suggested making butterflies at snack time, the kids were all about it. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a local favorite, so we re-read it, snacked andContinue reading “Pretzel Butterflies”

Sprinkles Art – Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Though everyday should be Earth Day, April 22 of every year is a great opportunity to focus on our beautiful planet and teach our little learners why it is so important to understand what is so unique about Earth and how we can do our part to keep it thriving and habitableContinue reading “Sprinkles Art – Happy Earth Day!”

The 5-Seconds Rule

Have you heard of the 5-Seconds Rule? No, I’m not talking about dropping food on the floor! This 5-Second Rule is a good rule of thumb to remember when talking with you toddler or preschooler. Young minds are developing rapidly and absorbing a lot of information. When you ask them a question, it is easyContinue reading “The 5-Seconds Rule”