Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Halloween Pumpkin Craft for Kids

    One of our favorite Halloween/fall books is called The Legend of  Spookely the Square Pumpkin. This is a darling book about a square pumpkin who feels bad that he is different than all the other pumpkins who are  round. The other pumpkins are mean to him and tease him because he is different, [...]

Science Experiments and Activities for Kids

Science experiments for kids

  Little kids are born scientists. From the time they are barely learning to crawl they are putting the scientific method in action. They observe their world and make new discoveries each and every day. When they are babies they taste and touch pretty much everything as a means of learning about their enviorment. As they [...]

Halloween Craft for Kids: Creepy Crawlies

Halloween craft

My preschooler is all about painting these days. She loves painting with paint brushes, her fingers, and random items. For Halloween I thought it would be fun to paint with creepy crawlies. This is a simple Halloween craft project idea that is great for preschoolers and toddlers. For this activity you’ll need: Paper Paint (we [...]

10 Easy Toddler Activities (that take little to no set up)

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  Young toddlers can sometimes be the hardest to entertain. They have short attention spans and are not quite able to keep themselves busy most of the time. This can cause a problem when we are cooking dinner or needing to get something else done. I don’t know about you but the hour or so [...]

Halloween Math Activity: Patterns

Halloween Math Activity for Kids

This is an easy Halloween Activity that is great for teaching preschoolers the pre-math skill- patterns. Learning patterns is the basis for more complicated math like addition and times tables. For this activity you’ll need: Halloween foam cutouts ( I got mine at the dollar store) I set all of the on the table and [...]

Halloween Activity: Rice Monsters

halloween monster sensory activity

This Halloween Monster Activity was one my 3 year old made up herself. We were playing with her mini sensory bin and she dumped the rice out onto the cardboard mat she had under her bowl and was moving it around with her hands. She made little holes for eyes and a hole as smile [...]

Mini Sensory Bin: Creepy Crawlies

MINI SENSORY BIN BUGS

We love sensory bins around here. This mini sensory bin is great for when you don’t have much time to put into a regular size sensory bin or if you would like to contain the mess to the top of table. This mini sensory bin allows for fun sensory play without much preparation. We used [...]

Easy Color Learning Activity for Toddlers

Color Learning activity for toddlers

This is a simple way for toddlers to explore and learn different colors. For this activity you’ll need: Small container or bowl Food coloring plain uncooked rice Spoon First she poured in drops of yellow and we named what color it was.   She then put in each color, once again naming all the different colors. [...]

Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft

5 little pumpkins craft

This is a simple and darling storyboard picture to go along with the children’s Halloween song Five Little Pumpkins. You can find the song with the video at the bottom of this post. For this activity you’ll need: Pumpkin stickers  Glitter Foam Sheet in Blue or Black Witch foam sticker Spider, ghost, and star stickers First we [...]

Halloween Skeleton Craft and Song!

Halloween skeleton craft for kids

  My preschooler loves Halloween. She is constantly asking to do Halloween crafts, watch Halloween movies and listen to Halloween music on Youtube. One of her favorites is The Skeleton Dance which you can view at the boom of the page. I really like the song because it actually is a learning song which teaches kids [...]

Fun Halloween Activities and Crafts for Kids

Halloween Sensory Bin

  This a round up of fun Halloween activities for kids that we have done. I will be adding some more over the next few weeks as well, so check back! Halloween Activities for Kids Witch’s Sensory Brew Gourd Monsters Rice Monsters Halloween Sensory Bin     Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft   Halloween Q-tip [...]

Fall Leaf Art Activity for Kids

fall art project for kids

One of my favorite things about fall is the color changes of leaves on the trees. We have a family tradition where at the end of September or early October we go for a drive in the mountains and look at the leaves and all the beautiful colors. This is a easy fall leaf art [...]