Archives for June 2016

Tide Pool Skip Counting Math Game (Printable)

Please welcome Rachel from You’ve Got This! She’s sharing a free printable skip counting math game inspired by her children’s love of tide pools!   Building Off Your Child’s Interests If you are in my house for more than 30 minutes, you are going to hear something like…. “Activate sea star power!!” “Activate falcon power!!” My […]

Drawing Prompt for Let’s Play by Herve Tullet

Here’s a fun drawing prompt for kids of all ages inspired by Herve Tullet‘s newest book, Let’s Play! In this simple invitation to create, children can create pieces of art or even make their own books. We received the book Let’s Play! for free and are absolutely in love with it!  Follow our Children’s Book Activities […]

Felt Butterfly Alphabet Activity

Please welcome Heather from the wonderful blog Preschool Toolkit! Today she’s sharing a fun ABC activity for kids inspired by the children’s book, The Butterfly Alphabet. Children will discover hidden letters of the alphabet and have the opportunity to create their own colorful felt butterflies!    Felt Butterfly Alphabet Activity Kids can have fun learning the letters of […]

Outdoor Play for Kids: Active Learning Obstacle Course

Please welcome Jessica from the blog Messes and Memories! Today she’s sharing a super fun outdoor obstacle course for kids of all ages. This outdoor activity is perfect for summer play and can be adapted to suit your children’s interests and abilities!    Active Learning Obstacle Course Benefits of the Active Learning Obstacle Course Mornings […]

Stuffed Felt Alphabet Letters (Sewing Tutorial)

These stuffed felt letters are our absolute favorite homemade toy (both kids learned to spell their names using them). These felt letters make a great homemade gift for a birthday or for Christmas and are a wonderful addition to a preschool classroom too! Here’s how to make your own set of felt stuffed letters perfect for practicing […]

Counting Activity: Fruit Themed Count and Clip Cards

Please welcome Alex from The Kindergarten Connection! She’s sharing a free printable math activity for kids, perfect for practicing one-to-one correspondence, counting, and fine motor skills! We do a lot of counting in my classroom. In fact, you will hear us counting in some form or another every day! We rote count, yes, but another skill we […]

Butterfly Activities Inspired by Elly MacKay’s Butterfly Park

Please welcome Sharon from the blog, Rediscovered Families! She is sharing the wonderful children’s book, Butterfly Park, that  you’ll definitely want to check out, as well as some ways to extend the story with butterfly activities! This post contains affiliate links.   Butterfly Park by Elly MacKay Children love stories don’t they? Sharing a good book with a […]

ABC Sidewalk Chalk Game

Kids will love practicing the alphabet with this ABC sidewalk chalk game! It’s a fun and easy outdoor game that allows for all kinds of practice in gross motor skills, letter recognition, name practice, spelling practice, and more!  Follow our Outdoor Play and Learning Pinterest board!     This post contains affiliate links. Here’s a super simple ABC sidewalk […]