8 Thanksgiving Activities and crafts for preschoolers covering alphabet recognition, fine motor skills, math, history and science!

Thanksgiving Activities & Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so I thought I would round-up all our Thanksgiving activities and crafts into one convenient post! Because who has time to track down great activities for kids at this time of year? So, here are some wonderful fun and educational posts for toddlers and…

These simple Montessori Inspired learning activities will help you teach toddlers practical life skills, fine motor skills as well as learn to read!

Montessori Inspired Learning Activities You Can Make

Are you intrigued by the Montessori method of learning and teaching? Are you looking for some simple Montessori inspired activities to include in your homeschool or classroom? In this post I have rounded up all our D.I.Y. Montessori inspired activities that we have used in our home over the years….

15 Awesome Duplo Activities Your Kids Will Love

Awesome Duplo Activities your Kids will Love

LEGO Duplo bricks are a wonderful toy for kids of all ages to play and learn with! They can be used to learn almost anything! Some ideas include letters, reading, spelling, math and S.T.E.A.M. projects! Here is an awesome list of Duplo activities your kids will love! This post may…

LEGO Duplo Stamps are easy to make and a fun way for toddlers and preschoolers to create art!

LEGO Duplo Stamps for Preschool Art

Looking for a simple S.T.E.A.M. activity to do with toddlers or young preschoolers? LEGO Duplo Stamps are a fun and creative way to teach young children about shapes and colors which is a foundation of early learning.  This post contains affiliate links. LEGO Duplo Stamps for Preschool Art LEGO Duplo…

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…

Teach kids a practical life skill while practicing fine motor skills with this simple Montessori Inspired Window Washing Activity.

Montessori Inspired Window Washing Activity

Young kids love helping out around the house! So why not give them their own window washing supplies and show a real practical life skill?! This is simple Montessori Inspired Window Washing Activity is great for practicing fine motor skills as well as practical life skills. Plus kids enjoy washing…

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:…

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…

Cardboard Bugs

Painting Recycled Cardboard Bugs

Do you save interesting recyclables for your kids to use for art and crafts? Me too! If you don’t you should definitely start! We saved these cardboard packaging pieces and were inspired to paint them like bugs! This post contains affiliate links. Painting Recycled Cardboard Bugs My son had a…

Mitten Math Counting Snowflakes Preschool Math Activity

Mitten Math Snowflake Counting for Preschoolers

Looking for a simple winter themed number recognition and counting activity for your toddler or preschooler? Mitten Math is adorable and easy to set up! Plus it incorporates some fine motor work too! Complete the lesson with some fun picture books suggested at the end! This post contains affiliate links….

Roll a Shape Jack-o-Lantern Craft

Roll a Shape Jack-o-Lantern Craft

Happy Fine Motor Friday! It’s good for toddlers and preschoolers to do a variety of fine motor activities. Having different activities help work different fine motor muscles and hand coordination which is necessary for handwriting. Fine Motor Fridays is all about giving you a bunch of ideas to do with…