Pouring water activity for toddlers, a life skill to learn

Pouring Water for Toddlers [Life Skill to Learn]

Pouring water for drinks! A simple life skill to learn, but how do they learn it? With practice! Take it outside while they learn it. Once they become more precise, bring it inside to the dinner table. Its been super hot here, so playing outside has been minimal. But I thought with some water we […]


Making Friends on It’s Playtime!

Henry and Blue Dog are best friends. They have been for quite some time now. It makes me wonder how long he’ll keep his stuffed animal friend… Even though Blue is just a stuffed animal, he gets treated like a real friend. Blue is sad if I don’t say goodnight to him. Blue gets excited […]

Make your own American Flag Activity for Kids

Make Your Own [Life-Size] American Flag

  The American Flag is awesome for learning! There’s patterning, there’s counting to be had, working on fine motor skills, and I even thought measuring could be mixed into this activity, but I didn’t push that one. I grabbed our American Flag as it got taken down off our porch last year because of the […]


Mud, Flowers, Rainbows… and Animals?

[left-right from top-left] Getting good and dirty with some mud. Making prints and tracks in the mud with all sorts of things! Starching coffee filters to give them a 3D effect! This spray starch is so cool to use on crafts! I can’t wait to come up with something else to use it for! Going […]

'Make a Rainbow' Hunt

‘Make A Rainbow’ Hunt! with BabbaBox Giveaway!

We got a BabbaBox! [And you can get one too! Check out the giveaway for a 3 month membership below!] I just want to quickly tell you what BabbaCo is all about. They send you some awesome crafty/activity ideas with all the stuff right in a box, right to your front door. Can’t get much easier […]

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Animal Activities on It’s Playtime!

In keeping with the animal theme of the Readathon, I thought I’d share some fun activities that are animal based that can be used as activity extensions for the animal books you’re reading! The books that are available from MeMeTales free to check out this week are ‘Five Little Ducklings’ and ‘The Donkey and the […]