STEAM Kids Christmas Book: STEM + Art Activities for the Holidays

Ready for some more STEAM inspiration? Introducing STEAM Kids Christmas, the holiday sequel to the #1 Best Selling Book, STEAM Kids! You’ll find 25 science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities made into a cool printable, buildable advent calendar ready for daily reveals!  This post contains affiliate links.   STEAM Kids Christmas   Inspire creativity, learning, and fun with these 25 […]

DIY Fabric Gift Wrap (Furoshiki)

Furoshiki, the Japanese art of wrapping with cloth, is the perfect method of gift wrap for holidays and birthdays. Not only is it gorgeous, but it serves as a gift in itself since it can be reused by the recipient! Here’s some different methods of creating this homemade “wrapping paper”.  Follow the Rockin’ Holiday Pinterst […]

Up! Ebook: 30+ Hands-on Learning Projects from Blocks to Rockets

Our newest ebook, Up!, is finally here! Up! will take your child’s love of blocks and building, and take them far and wide across the curriculum. With 30+ projects across math, literacy, science, art, and play, Up! shows you how to support passion-led, project-based, hands-on learning. It will help your child make connections, go deeper in […]

STEAM Kids: 50+ Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Activities

Ready for some STEAM inspiration? Our newest book, STEAM Kids, is here! You’ll find all kinds of science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities to instill a love of learning and creativity in your child or students! This post contains affiliate links.     STEAM Kids is full of over 50 science, technology, engineering, art, […]

Sponge Painted Owl Craft for Kids with Owl Template

Use our free owl template to make this colorful, sponge-painted owl craft. This art project is perfect for fall and can be done with preschoolers, kindergarteners, and on up! Follow our Fall Crafts and Learning Pinterest board!     We had so much fun making all these adorable owls for autumn! With just a little, […]

Exploring Books Through Play is Available Now!

Our newest book, Exploring Books Through Play: 50 Activities Based on Books About Friendship, Acceptance and Empathy, is available now as both an ebook and in print! This post contains affiliate links. But the ebook to download now here… or buy a print copy on Amazon!     What You’ll Find in Exploring Books Through Play […]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Small World with Free ABC Printable

This simple Chicka Chicka Boom Boom play set is a fun hands-on way to explore the alphabet and retell this popular children’s book! I’ve also included directions for kids to make their own mini play set, complete with free printable letters. Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!     This post was originally published on May 6, 2014 […]

Counting Activity for Kids Inspired by the Book Fish Eyes

Please welcome Deirdre from the blog JDaniel4’s Mom! Today she’s sharing a fun counting activity for kids inspired by the popular children’s book, Fish Eyes by Lois Ehlert. This activity would make a great addition to any unit on ocean animals, creeks and streams, or an author study of Lois Ehlert.     * This post contains affiliate […]