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Over 12 Children's Books about Rocks and Geology (both fiction and nonfiction for grades preschool through 5th). Great addition to teaching of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) ~

12+ Children’s Books about Rocks

Here's some of my favorite children's books about rocks. You'll find both fiction and nonfiction … [Read More...]

20+ Free Winter Printables: Free winter games, free winter learning activities, and more!

Free Winter Printables for Kids

Here's over 20 free winter printables for kids! You'll find winter games, winter learning … [Read More...]

Paper Mache Christmas Tree Ornament~

Homemade Christmas Tree Ornament Using Newspaper and Flour

This homemade Christmas tree ornament made from newspaper and flour is actually a fun sensory … [Read More...]

DIY Silhouette Christmas Ornament Craft: Such a simple and special keepsake! ~

Silhouette Christmas Ornament Craft

This silhouette Christmas ornament is super easy to create and makes such a special keepsake. This … [Read More...]

Silhouette Winter Tree Art Project for Kids

Silhouette Winter Tree Art Project for Kids

This silhouette winter tree art project uses some really cool art materials and techniques. Kids … [Read More...]

Symmetry Christmas Tree Art Project for Kids

Symmetry Christmas Tree Art Project for Kids

Combine art and math with this symmetry Christmas tree art project for kids. All you need to get … [Read More...]

Winter Tree Art Project for Kids using oil pastels!

Oil Pastel Winter Tree Art Project for Kids

Here's a simple winter tree art project for kids using oil pastels. This art activity provides a … [Read More...]

Over 20 Christmas Crafts for Kids Using Handprints- Make great keepsakes and holiday gifts!

20+ Christmas Handprint Crafts for Kids

Here are over 20 Christmas handprint crafts for kids. From snowmen to Santas, they all make … [Read More...]

Mini Christmas Tree Craft for Kids Using Tissue Paper

Christmas Tree Craft Using Tissue Paper

We used tissue paper to make this cute mini Christmas tree craft. Kids love decorating their little … [Read More...]

Handprint Reindeer Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

Handprint Reindeer Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

This adorable handprint reindeer makes the perfect Christmas ornament! It would be a special gift … [Read More...]

Santa Hat Ornament

Santa Hat Homemade Christmas Ornament Using Craft Sticks

This Santa hat homemade Christmas ornament made from craft sticks is perfect for toddlers and … [Read More...]

Shape Christmas Tree Sponge Painting~ Buggy and Buddy

Christmas Tree Crafts: Shape Christmas Tree Sponge Painting

Here's an easy Christmas tree craft for kids that also incorporates math- a shape Christmas tree! … [Read More...]

25+ Educational Activities for Thanksgiving (including math, science, language arts, and sensory play!)

25+ Thanksgiving-Themed Educational Activities for Kids

Here's over 25 learning activities for Thanksgiving. You'll find creative activities centered around … [Read More...]

Super fun Santa craft for kids: Use yarn and rolling pin to make his beard! ~

Santa Craft for Kids with Printed Beards

Here's a Santa craft for kids that uses a super fun art technique- printing with yarn and pipe … [Read More...]

15 Toys Your Child Will Play with Again and Again! (Games, building toys, outdoor toys, and more!)

Gift Guide: Toys Your Child Will Actually Use Again and Again

Wondering what toys to get for your little ones this year? Here are 15 super cool toys they are sure … [Read More...]

Singtrix Karaoke Bundle

Family Fun with the Singtrix Karaoke Bundle (and a Giveaway!)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Singtrix Karaoke Bundle at Sam’s Club. All … [Read More...]

Christmas Fine Motor Activity for Kids- Decorate the Button Tree! ~

Christmas Activities for Kids: Button Christmas Tree

This button Christmas tree has become one of my favorite Christmas activities for kids! It provides … [Read More...]

pounding math patterns with golf tees and a mallet

Creating Math Patterns with Golf Tees

Here's a fun fine motor math activity for preschool and kindergarten- pounding math patterns! In … [Read More...]

Over 20 Gratitude Activities to Do with the Kids for Thanksgiving (including Thankfulness Crafts, Printables, and Writing Projects) !

Gratitude Activities to Do with the Kids This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to focus on gratitude and being thankful. Here's over 20 … [Read More...]

Easy DIY Princess Leia Costume! (Perfect for any Star Wars fan and can be worn on Halloween or for dress up play!) ~

Easy Princess Leia Costume

Here's an easy DIY Princess Leia costume for kids! (It would also work for adults too.) It's super … [Read More...]

Fun Way to Practice Gratitude for Thanksgiving: Make a Thankful Jar! Such an easy Thanksgiving craft that can later be used as a lantern for the Thanksgiving table!

Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Kids: Thankful Jar

Here's a fun way for the entire family to practice expressing gratitude together- creating a … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Activities for Preschoolers: Fine Motor Turkey Craft

Fine Motor Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

  Here's a fun turkey craft that also allows for lots of fine motor practice- a golf tee … [Read More...]

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities and Crafts (Perfect for Halloween!)

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities for Kids

If you're a fan of the popular children's book, The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, you'll … [Read More...]

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey Craft for Kids Using Paper Shapes

Pattern Block Turkey Craft for Kids

Here's a classic math activity for kids perfect for the Thanksgiving season- a pattern block turkey … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Coffee Filter Turkey Craft for Kids~

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Coffee Filter Turkey Craft

One of our go-to and super easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids is this coffee filter turkey craft! … [Read More...]


3-D Spookley the Pumpkin Math Activity

Create your own model of a 3-D Spookley the Pumpkin using straws and pipe cleaners. This is a fun, … [Read More...]

Children's Book List: Picture Books about the Moon~

Children’s Book List: Picture Books about the Moon

These picture books about the moon are some of my favorites for children. This book list contains … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels & Watercolors (Perfect for fall or Halloween!)

Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids

Create some fall art inspired by real pumpkins with this pumpkin still life art project for kids! … [Read More...]

Gross Motor Math Game for Kids: Counting Action Dice

Gross Motor Math Game: Counting Action Dice

Here's a simple gross motor math game perfect for preschoolers- counting action dice! Kids can … [Read More...]

12 Halloween Crafts for Kids Using Popsicle Sticks

12 Halloween Crafts for Kids Using Popsicle Sticks

Craft sticks are one of our favorite supplies for creating. They're so easy to work with and are … [Read More...]

Process Art for Kids: Friendly Monster Collages Using Colored Glue

Process Art: Friendly Monster Collage Using Colored Glue

Here's a fun process art project perfect for Halloween- a friendly monster collage! Just grab some … [Read More...]

spider web science experiment for kids

Spider Web Science Activity for Kids

Kids will experience how a spider evaluates the size of its prey with this easy spider web science … [Read More...]

STEM for Kids: How to Make Catapults with Popsicle Sticks

STEM Activity for Kids: Popsicle Stick Catapults

Recently the kids and I made popsicle stick catapults from Asia Citro's newest book, The Curious … [Read More...]