Featured Fall Activities

Lotsa Color Activities for Preschoolers & Toddlers Too!

Color activities for preschoolers to recognize the differences in colors, activities that sort by color plus magical color mixing activities!

Learning colors seems to be one of the first things that toddlers and preschoolers grasp. I don't know the technical, or developmental approach to learning colors, but I do know a lot of fun ways to foster learning colors for toddlers and preschoolers! We have done so many color activities! Color Activities for Preschoolers (& lots of 'em)! From color activities that ...

Pop! Learning with Bubble Wrap

Using bubble wrap as a learning tool for young kids!

Bubble wrap has always been a fun material to keep when we get packages! We've made bubble wrap runways and roads and even made bubble wrap prints with it. It wasn't until recently that we made it a learning tool. And it's definitely a hit with the kids! I decided to use the bubble wrap to have a little refresher for school. For my preschooler, that meant we would ...

Help Your Child Make Friends at Any Age

How to give kids the right tools in order to be a good friend - and make them.

Friendships are so important for children; friends not only offer a playmate, but they can become someone to help them solve problems, a trusted ally who will listen to their fears, and try out new ideas with them. Our sponsor, Gymboree wants to know about the importance of friendship! Gymboree has a new line of clothing, Dinotrux that my kids are loving (you'll see them wearing ...

Color Sorting Sensory Bag

A color sorting sensory bag for learning colors (and a fine motor activity too!)

I created a simple sensory bag with buttons and it turned into a color sorting game for the kids during one of the 7 Day Challenges. The challenge was to make a sensory bag! The sensory bag is simply just hair gel in a Ziploc bag. You could double bag it to seal it better. I inserted two colors of buttons into each sensory bag and taped it to the table. I created two of ...