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 [...]

20 Top Educational Videos for Kids

Educational songs toddlers

We sometimes like to watch Youtube song videos on our TV or on our tablet as part of my daughter’s daily screen time. I like to make sure they are as educational as possible. I thought I would share with you some of our favorites educational videos for kids. For more educational and fun toddler [...]

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 [...]

Toddler Art Name Activity

Art Name Activity

Learning to recognize their own name and the letters that it contains is one of the first steps towards literacy. For young toddlers the key is to introduce and get them familiar with seeing the letters of their name. Here is a simple and fun art name activity for kids. For this activity you’ll need: [...]

Shape Art Activity for Kids

Shape art project

This is a simple art project for kids that helps children learn about shapes. For this project you’ll need: Paper Paint Sponge shapes (I bought mine at the dollar store but you could also make your own out of foam or sponge) This activity: Builds fine motor skills Teaches shapes Teaches colors Builds creativity We [...]

{Dinosaur Week} 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Field Trips

Field trip tips for kids

To enhance and expand on what we have been learning about dinosaurs this week, we decided to take a field trip to our local Natural History Museum. I thought that this would help my daughter’s interest and understanding of excavation since we are going to do a dinosaur excavation sensory project later in the week [...]

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Dinosaur week would not be complete without making dinosaur fossils! This is an easy and fun way for children to learn about fossils. For this activity you’ll need: Salt dough (recipe found here) Small dinosaur figurines (mine were bought at the dollar store) First prepare your salt dough and then roll it out to about [...]

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin

Valentine's Day Sensory Bin

We took all our items from our Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt and made this fun Valentine’s Day Sensory bin. For This You’ll need:  Plastic Container Rice Shredded red paper Valentine’s Day items I used a box, heart shaped bracelets, heart shapes, and a balloon. This activity helps: Promote learning through all 5 senses Build fine motor [...]

ABC’s of Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play

Welcome! I am so excited about this week. Myself and several other bloggers have banded together to bring you the ABC series. We each have a specific topic and we will be posting A-Z everything you will need to know about the topic. My topic is Learning Through Play. I am so excited to share [...]

Christmas Memory Match Game for Kids

DIY Memory Matching Game Christmas

This is a super FAST and EASY DIY memory game! Use your left over foam Christmas shapes that we used in the Christmas Candy Counting and the Stocking and Tree Decorating. For this game you will need: 2 pairs of each foam shape set. I used the trees, stocking, gingerbread, and snowman. Construction paper or another [...]