Archives for October 2014

Decorate the Felt Christmas Tree Activity for Kids

In this hands-on holiday activity, children use felt ornaments to decorate and redecorate 3-D Christmas trees. This play activity is perfect for a classroom center or quiet time activity at home and is a great way to practice fine motor skills and encourage imaginative play. (And it makes a great homemade Christmas decoration too!) Follow our […]

Thanksgiving Printable: Things I Am Thankful for Story Window

Thanksgiving crafts for kids can be made meaningful by helping children focus on gratitude. As children create this “Things I Am Thankful For” story window, they will have the opportunity to think about all the things they appreciate in their lives. (This post also contains a free template to help you create your own Thanksgiving story […]

Process Art for Kids: Watercolor Paint on Felt

Next time your pull out the supplies to do watercolor art with the kids, grab some white felt to use as your canvas! This easy process art activity turns out gorgeous and is such a great sensory experience for kids. Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!     A while back I shared how we […]

Homemade Christmas Ornaments: Tear Art Christmas Wreaths

Here’s a homemade Christmas ornament perfect for toddlers and preschoolers- tear art Christmas wreaths! This Christmas craft for kids is super easy to make and looks adorable hanging up on the Christmas tree. Follow our Christmas for Kids and Family Pinterest board!     I remembered making these cute Christmas wreath ornaments when I was a […]

Fizz, Pop, Bang! 40 Playful Science and Math Activities

It’s finally here- Fizz, Pop, Bang! 40 Playful Science and Math Activities! This ebook is an absolutely amazing resource full of 40 hands-on science and math activities for kids ages 3 through 8 (and also comes with 20 printables)!  Such a great way to help any child develop a love of science and math in a fun and […]

Christmas Crafts for Kids: Woven Paper Christmas Tree

If you’re looking for unique Christmas crafts for kids, you’ll love our woven paper Christmas tree craft! This simple Christmas tree craft is a great way to introduce weaving paper to children. The contrasting colors really stand out, and kids can even embellish the trees when they’re finished! Follow our Christmas for Kids and Family Pinterest […]

Gift Ideas for Toddlers: 16 Colorful Toys Made from Wood

There are are so many great gift ideas for toddlers! In this gift guide I’m sharing some of our favorite colorful toddler toys made from wood! Be sure to check out all our gift ideas for kids! You’ll find all kinds of ideas for birthday or holiday gifts!     All children benefit from playing with […]

Ten Apples Up On Top! Playdough Activity for Kids

Here’s a fun Ten Apples Up On Top! themed playdough activity for kids. We used our apple scented playdough recipe and some wooden numbers to create this inviting counting and sensory activity for kids! Follow our Children’s Books and Activities Pinterest board!     (This post contains affiliate links.) The Preschool Book Club is back this week with […]