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”

ABC’s Matching Game!

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 I originally made it for my son to match lower case letters to uppercase and decided to modify it so my daughter could start with matching upper case to upper case.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!”

AlphaTales Book Set

We bought this Scholastic book set a couple of years ago and we have read each book countless times. There are 26 books in the set (one for each letter of the alphabet). Each book features stories with characters and words that all start with the same letter and includes a search and find andContinue reading “AlphaTales Book Set”

Shapes Flannel Board Song

We are wrapping up Shapes week with this flannel board song to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” My daughter insists on everything have a “happy mouth” so our flannel shapes are HAPPY SHAPES! Repeat the song for each shape that you have and count the sides together. Make your own or buy a setContinue reading “Shapes Flannel Board Song”

Shapes Rocket and Alien Craft

Create this cute and simple popsicle stick alien and “pocket” rocket ship with your toddler or preschooler. Here is what you will need to recreate this at home! For the Alien: Googly eyes (different sizes) 2 Jumbo popsicle sticks 2 regular popsicle sticks Tacky glue Scissors Tape (optional) Tape and/or glue the two Jumbo sticksContinue reading “Shapes Rocket and Alien Craft”

Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game

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”