{Halloween Activity}10 Little Pumpkins Felt Story Board

10 little pumpkins felt story

  To put our new DIY flannel board to good use, we decided to get in the Halloween spirit with a pumpkin song and pumpkin felt story board. I thought we could use our felt board to practice counting and explore the concept of size. This is a fun fall toddler and preschooler activity! For this [...]

Frozen Painted Pumpkins for Kids

Frozen Pumpkin for kids

My daughters first and second Halloween we carved pumpkins together but she couldn’t really get in on the fun since she could use the carving equipment. So the next year we tried painting our pumpkin instead and this was a huge hit. This year we decided to do drip painting using my daughter’s favorite movie [...]

{Halloween Activity} Witch’s Sensory Brew

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Double, Double Toil and trouble. This is a fun spaghetti sensory bin tailored for Halloween.  Dye the pasta a creepy green and purple color and add some creepy crawlies and you have a perfect spooky Halloween sensory bin! We decided to make this a witch’s sensory brew! For this SPELL you’ll need: Brains and Worms (Spaghetti dyed [...]

Candy Corn Halloween Craft for Kids

Halloween Craft for Toddlers

This is a simple Halloween craft for kids that is great for toddlers and preschooler. It helps them with their fine motor skills and can be used to help them learn and practice identifying colors. My daughter was all about this candy corn craft because this year she recently discovered candy corns at Grandma’s house. [...]

Fruit Person Activity for Kids

Fruit Activity

I have been so impressed with my preschooler’s creativity of late. She has had some great spontaneous ideas lately when we have been doing activities and I have kind of just been following her lead. This is one of the activities that she came up with all one her own. This is a fun activity [...]

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, [...]

5 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

teaching gratitude to kids

No one wants to raise an ungrateful child. I know personally teaching my children to live grateful lives is very high on my priority list. So since day one, I have been toying with different ideas to help to teach them to be grateful. They are still very young and many of the concepts they [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

20 Top Educational Videos for Kids

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alt=”Educational Youtube Songs for Toddlers” width=”590″ height=”1024″/> 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 [...]

Halloween Art- Cookie Cutter Painting

Halloween art for kids

This is a super simple idea. We did it a few year back for the 4th of July and thought it would be fun to do it with the new Witch cookie cutters we got. Painting with cookie cutters is great for smaller toddlers and even babies but it is still fun for the preschool [...]