Simple Art Project inspired by Jan Brett's Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

Art Project Inspired by Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

We’ve read a lot of Christmas stories lately and have been inspired to get creative with simple art projects! Last week we read Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett and were inspired by the beautiful illustrations to create our own pictures of the Aurora Borealis. Aurora Borealis…

The One Thing You Need to Teach Preschoolers the Alphabet! You won't believe you didn't think of this sooner!

The One Thing You Need to Teach Preschoolers the Alphabet

Are you struggling to teach your preschooler the letters on the alphabet? Have you tried different activities, crafts and curriculum without much luck? I had such a hard time teaching my son all the letters. I think part of our problem was lack of consistency, but also his lack of…

Do you know of a child who is fascinated by Bigfoot, Sasquatch or the Yeti? Here is a complete list of recommending books for kids who can't get enough of these mythical creatures!

Books for Kids Fascinated by Bigfoot, Sasquatch & the Yeti

Do you know a child who finds mythical monsters fascinating? Particularly Bigfoot, Sasquatch or the Yeti? My son is one of those kids who can’t get enough of these imaginary creatures! We’ve checked out every book our library has to offer on this subject and today I’m sharing some of…

Apple Themed Preschool Activities

Looking for some apple themed activities for back-to-school time for your preschoolers? Well look no further! We’ve done many apple themed activities over the years and I’ve rounded them all up for you here! These apple themed activities cover fine motor skills, sensory play, counting and letter recognition! This post…

The Alphabet Fish Matching Game is a fun way for preschoolers to work on letter recognition as well as fine motor strengthening!

Alphabet Fish Matching Game

The Alphabet Fish Matching Game combines letter recognition and fine motor skills! It would be a fun activity for a pets or ocean themed preschool unit! This post contains affiliate links. Alphabet Fish Matching Activity This fine motor activity takes a little prep time for the teacher or parent. Gather…

Learning with LEGO: Ant Life Cycle

LEGO Ant Life Cycle

We are kicking of the launch of our new LEGO book The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO with a Learning with LEGO blog series! Each week we will show you fun, hands-on learning activities using LEGO bricks! Since Summer is upon us, it means the ants are out and…

Silly Alphabet Zoom Zip-Line Character

Alphabet Zoom Zip-Line Letters Activity

Alphabet Zoom Zip-Line Letters is a fun way for young kids to practice letter recognition and the sounds they make! When I saw this activity in the new book 100 Fun & Easy Learning Games for Kids by Amanda Boyarshinov and Kim Vij, I knew my five-year old son would…

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…

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…

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!…