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…

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…

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…

Alphabet Zoom Zip-Line Letters is a fun way for kids to learn letter recognition and the sounds they make!

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…

This Forest Animals Letter Sounds Activity is a fun, hands-on way for preschoolers to learn the sounds of the letters!

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…

Superhero Alphabet Matching Activity with Blocks is a fun way to play while learning letter recognition.

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!…

Jackson Pollock Process Art inspired by the children's picture book Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg.

Jackson Pollock Inspired Process Art for Kids

Last year (2014-2015) we had so much fun participating in the Poppins Book Nook hosted by Enchanted Homeschooling Mom that we decided to participate again! And we couldn’t be more excited because we love book-inspired activities! The Poppins Book Nook is a monthly online kids book club that is completely…

Newbery Medal and Honor Books for Young Children | Poppins Book Nook at Stir the Wonder

Newbery Medal and Honor Books for Young Children

Last year (2014-2015) we had so much fun participating in the Poppins Book Nook hosted by Enchanted Homeschooling Mom that we decided to participate again! And we couldn’t be more excited because we love book-inspired activities! The Poppins Book Nook is a monthly online kids book club that is completely…