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Minecraft Playdough Fine Motor Activity is the easiest activity for kids to practice fine motor skills!

Minecraft Playdough Fine Motor Activity

Know a child who loves Minecraft and playdough? I do! Here is a must-try fine motor activity using Minecraft minifigures. It is a simple Minecraft playdough fine motor activity! They will love it! This post contains affiliate links. Minecraft Playdough Fine Motor Activity Supplies: Assortment of Minecraft Mini Figures Playdough…

Open-ended rainbow art for learning colors

Open-Ended Rainbow Art for Kids

Springtime always brings rain here in New England and with rain comes rainbows! This open-ended rainbow art activity for kids is an easy to set up project that is a great way for toddlers and preschoolers to learn about all the colors of the rainbow! Open-Ended Rainbow Art Project Supplies:…

Oil Pastels and Watercolor Paints can great some super neat works of art! It is also a great medium to let kids just explore in an open-ended way!

Oil Pastels and Watercolor Paints Process Art

Oil Pastels and Watercolor Paints can create some super neat works of art! It is also a great medium to let kids just explore in an open-ended way! Check out this month’s Process Art Challenge using pastels below! This post contains affiliate links. Oil Pastels and Watercolor Paints Process Art…

Forest Animals Letter Sounds Activity

Forest Animals Letter Sounds Activity

Looking for a hands-on way to teach preschoolers early literacy skills?  This Forest Animals Letter Sounds Activity is great for kids who love animals and is a fun, hands-on way for preschoolers to learn the sounds of the letters! This post contains affiliate links. Forest Animals Letter Sounds Activity Supplies…

Monster Truck Race Math Game

Monster Truck Race Math Game

Looking for a simple math game to play with the kids that use toys and supplies you probably already have around the house? Monster Truck Race Math Game is a fun way for preschoolers to practice counting and older kids to learn math operations. This post contains affiliate links. Monster…

Here are 6 Easter Activites for Preschoolers that cover fine motor skills, sensory play, math, the alphabet and more!

Easter Activities for Preschoolers

Are you looking for some fun, creative, open-ended Easter activities to do with your preschoolers at home or in the classroom? Well today I’ve got six Easter Activities for Preschoolers that cover fine motor skills, creativity, sensory play, math, and the alphabet all in a playful way!  This post contains…

The ulitmate collection of 35+ fine motor ideas to celebrate the launch of 100 Fine Motor Ideas for Parents, Teachers and Therapists!

Fine Motor Alphabet Ideas

We have some exciting news! Today is the launch of our new fine motor book- 100 Fine Motor Ideas: for Parents, Teachers & Therapists! To celebrate launch day I’ve rounded up some really fabulous fine motor alphabet ideas from lots of wonderful kid bloggers to create the ultimate list of…

Count & Smash Play Dough Math Activity for Preschoolers

Count and Smash Play Dough Math Activity

We just love play dough in this house! Play dough has been our go-to activity since Caden was a toddler! The great thing about play dough besides that it is just fun, is that it is also a great way to work on fine motor skills, get some sensory input…

Minecraft LEGO Grid Game is a hands-on, fun game for preschoolers to practice early math skills.

Minecraft LEGO Grid Game

Want to incorporate a little screen-free, hands-on learning for your young Minecraft gamer? This simple Minecraft LEGO Grid Game is a fun way for preschoolers to practice counting, one-to-one correspondence and fine motor skills!  This post contains affiliate links.  Minecraft LEGO Grid Game My son loves playing Minecraft on the computer…

Set up a simple invitation to draw with crayons at an art easel for a fun open-ended process art activity!

Simple Invitation to Draw with Crayons at an Easel

Have an art easel that isn’t getting much use? Easels don’t have to be used for just paint! Join us for this month’s Process Art Challenge and set up this simple invitation to draw with crayons at an easel! This post contains affiliate links. Invitation to Draw with Crayons at…

Superhero Alphabet Matching Activity

Superhero Alphabet Matching Activity with Blocks

Wooden building blocks are a standard toy in many homes and preschool classrooms. But they don’t have to be just for playing, they can be used for learning too! For this #toolsforlearning post, I’ll be sharing one way we used wooden building blocks for a fun Superhero Alphabet Matching Activity!…