Introduce early American history in a hands-on way with a simple Native American Small World! This is perfect for Kindergarteners who are just starting to understand history!

Native American Small World for Hands-on History

Looking for a hands-on way to introduce early American history to your children? A simple small world sensory bin is a fun, play-based way to begin. This year I wanted to begin to introduce history to my kindergartener, so I created this simple Native American Small World for him to…

Creating a Name Bracelet with alphabet beads is a fun way for preschoolers to learn the letters of their name and practice fine motor skills.

How to Make Name Bracelet Fine Motor Activity

A great way to teach preschoolers the alphabet is by starting with the letters in their name! Creating a Name Bracelet with alphabet beads is a fun way for preschoolers to learn the letters of their name and practice fine motor skills. This post contains affiliate links. Name Bracelet Fine…

The Back to School Kinetic Sand Writing Tray is a fun way for young children to practice handwriting with great proprioceptive input!

Back to School Kinetic Sand Writing Tray

Are you looking for a fun way for your preschooler or early elementary student to practice their handwriting? This Back to School Kinetic Sand Writing Tray is a fun way for young children to practice handwriting with great proprioceptive sensory input! This post may contain affiliate links. Back to School…

Shark Aquarium Math Game is a fun game for summer time learning with preschoolers!

Shark Aquarium More, Less or Equal Math Game

Counting objects and comparing more or less is an important math skill for preschoolers to learn. These shark figurines make great math counters and this shark aquarium math game is a fun way to inspire learning in young children who are interested in sharks or to go along with an…

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…

Christmas Tree Sensory Bottle is full of Christmas magic for all kids, even babies and toddlers while providing a calming sensory retreat for older kids!

Christmas Tree Sensory Bottle

This Christmas Tree Sensory Bottle can bring the excitement, sparkle and wonder that is the Christmas season to babies and toddlers, while also providing a calming sensory retreat for preschoolers and older children. It is quick and easy to make, even with the help of kids! Read on for instructions….

Acorns & Leaves Fall Sensory Bin will keep your kids busy for an afternoon and can be used to practice math skills!

Acorns and Leaves Fall Sensory Bin

Are you looking for a simple sensory bin to put together for your kids? This Acorns and Leaves Fall Sensory Bin using plain rice will keep your kids busy for an afternoon! Plus you can use it to reinforce some basic math concepts! This post contains affiliate links. Supplies Needed…

Bobbing for ABC Apples is a fun hands-on literacy game for preschoolers that includes the sensory element of water as well as practicing fine motor skills!

Bobbing for ABC Apples

It’s nearly Fall and apple picking season is finally here! And with an abundance of apples there are all sorts of fun activities and things you can make and do with them! Bobbing for apples is a traditional children’s game that is so much fun! Bobbing for ABC Apples is…

Process Art Challenge: Exploring Texture with Clay & Shells!

Exploring Texture with Clay & Shells

A little known fact about me, I once considered majoring in Art in college. I took art classes all through high school & a few in college. I loved my art courses and did very well in them. But in the end my practicality won out and I decided to…

Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play is a simple summer activity for preschoolers and older kids!

Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play

Summertime is finally here! This week has been hot and humid so I thought a fun ice activity would be the perfect way to cool off! Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play is a simple sensory play idea that is great for preschoolers and older kids! This post contains affiliate links. Supplies…

Shaving Cream Marbling is a simple process art painting technique that will allow kids to get creative while exploring their tactile senses!

Shaving Cream Marbling Process Art Painting

I’m trying to make more of an effort to include process art in our weekly activities. Process art is different from standard art and crafts in that it’s all about the process and having fun rather than the outcome! A lot of the time process art can involve lots of movement…