Double Bubble HOP & POP

Do your kids need to get out some energy? The Double Bubble Hop and Pop activity will keep them running, jumping, popping and hopping! Not to mention, it will help develop gross motor and coordination skills! Here is what you need! Sidewalk chalk Bubbles Bubble popping music Use the sidewalk chalk to draw circle “bubbles”Continue reading “Double Bubble HOP & POP”

Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars + Nature Hunt

Quarantine has shown us all just how precious our toilet paper is right now so why not get some use out of those toilet paper rolls, too! This is an easy craft both toddlers and preschoolers can easily complete with minimal assistance. Not to mention, your little explorers can put them to use almost immediatelyContinue reading “Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars + Nature Hunt”

Preschool Painting Tips

Painting is a great way to engage your kiddos at home, work on fine motor skills and let them be creative! But some parent avoid it because it can also get super messy! Here are a few tips to keep little ones and parents happy! 1. Q-TIPS: Use Q-tips instead of paint brushes. Easy forContinue reading “Preschool Painting Tips”

Veggie Straw ABCs

We love a good snack time activity in our home! Let your kiddos munch while playing around with linear snack food items to see what letters, shapes or designs they can make. Veggie straws, pretzel sticks, celery or carrot sticks work great for this. Did you know your child should know how to spell theirContinue reading “Veggie Straw ABCs”

Cereal Box Puzzles

We’ve been treating ourselves to lots of yummy, sugary cereals during quarantine so we have lots of empty cereal boxes going into recycling. Food boxes, book covers and store signs are some of the first types of environmental print your child learns to recognize and remember. So why not turn those cereal boxes into puzzles!Continue reading “Cereal Box Puzzles”

Ten Little Dinosaurs Song

This counting rhyme helps reinforce numbers 1-10 for toddlers and helps build beginner subtraction skills for your preschooler! Let your child pick their ten favorite dinosaur toys and line them up on a table. Sing along to the tune of “Five Brown Teddies Sitting on a Wall.” If your kids are like mine, they willContinue reading “Ten Little Dinosaurs Song”

Tell Me 3 Things

If your kids are anything like mine, when someone asks them what they did today they either go blank or they get silly and make weird noises. This activity can help keep your kids focused in a dialogue – whether it be a FaceTime call with Grandma, a Zoom hangout with their teacher, or justContinue reading “Tell Me 3 Things”

Name-saurus Shapes Craft

Make a new dinosaur using basic shapes and encourage your child to name it and tell you three things about their new dinosaur! Book: Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur by Bonnie Worth (Cat in the Hat Learning Library) Supplies needed:2 colors of construction paperScissorsRulerPencilGlue stickMarkers (optional to draw face) On the first piece ofContinue reading “Name-saurus Shapes Craft”

Dinosaur Fossil Cookies

If there is anything my kids love more than dinosaurs, it’s cookies! So why not combine them both? Here’s what you’ll need:Cookie doughDinosaur toysEgg-shaped cookie cutter (optional)Parchment paper (NOT optional) We used sugar cookie dough, but I think PB cookies would work well, too. After rolling the dough I used an Easter egg cookie cutterContinue reading “Dinosaur Fossil Cookies”