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 [...]

Witch Craft for Toddlers

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This is a simple Halloween witch craft for toddlers or preschoolers. My 3 1/2 year old loves witches, she is not scared of them at all but thinks they are super cool! She especially likes ones with green skin, so we decided to make a very simple witch craft.   First she dipped her fist [...]

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 [...]

Potty Training Tips: What to do and what NOT to do

Potty training tips

Potty training has been the bain of my parenting existence. There is not anything that can compare as a parent thus far to the level of frustration that potty training my oldest has been. The most frustrating part is you think you are cruising and your child is successfully potty trained and then you will [...]

Halloween Activity: Rice Monsters

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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 [...]

Halloween Handprint Monster

Halloween Handprint Monster

This was a craft that happened spontaneously. It is not very pretty but hey it is supposed to be a monster, so it is not supposed to be pretty. We were trying to make handprint spiders but my daughter wanted to keep doing handprints and then she said, “hey, that looks like a monster!”. So [...]

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 [...]

6 Best Halloween Songs for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Best Childrens Halloween Songs

My preschooler loves watching Youtube videos to find fun songs but I am very selective about what I let her watch. Here are 6 super fun and cute Halloween songs with video that are some of our favorites. These are not very spooky, but more fun so you shouldn’t have to worry about the little [...]