Sight Word Jump & Grab

Sight Word Jump & Grab

How about a sight word jump and grab activity to get the kids moving and learning? We’re just stuck on sight words around here lately. Trying to get Henry moving forward on his lists. We did another sight word activity to practice his most current list. I quickly wrote his list of words each on […]

Crack the secret code, simple for kids learning to read

Crack the Secret Code for Kids

Creating a secret code for kids to decipher, or crack the code, is great for reading, great for writing, and even great for problem solving! This simple secret code is great for kindergartners practicing their sight words. Alissa of Creative with Kids shared on Google+ a photo of her son deciphering a secret code using […]

I Spy Sensory Bag for Sight Words & Letters

I Spy Sensory Bag for Sight Words & Letters

Make this I Spy sensory bag for all types of learning, including sight words and letters like we did, but don’t stop there! Sight words have been the talk here in this house this past week or so. Henry was stuck on the same list for over a month, only to realize that it was […]

Goldieblox Building Blocks for Girls

Meet GoldieBlox! Blocks Just for Girls!

I have three boys that just love to build with blocks. The creations they make is incredible to me, their imaginations soar when they’re building. And then they play with it for hours afterwards [or until their little brother may knock it down]. Blocks are so open-ended that we’ve done many activities with them, they’re […]

Kindergarten Math Activity

Kindergarten Math Activity to Solve Simple Addition Problems

This is not just a Kindergarten math activity that works on solving simple addition problems, but can also be a great number matching game for preschoolers! Henry surprised me the other day and brought home a coloring page with math addition problems on it. I had no idea they learned addition in Kindergarten! He then […]

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Sort Colors & Get Moving With a Play Tunnel

This is a silly way to get the kids to learn about and sort colors. I absolutely needed to get the kids moving, or at least I thought I did. I have not been making the best of all their energy lately, and it’s starting to wear on me. So we included our play tunnel in […]

Sticky Note Letter Scavenger Hunt

Letter Scavenger Hunt with Wall Decals for Kids

With George learning letters and actually retaining them now, we’re all about letters in this house. And Henry is a master at teaching them [just not with this activity... ek!]. The kids went on a letter scavenger hunt and then matched them to their cool new tree house wall decal! You have got to check […]

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Giant Spider Web Maze for Kids

Of course, a large spider web maze for the kids was in store… we just had to! You know how much I love mazes… and spider webs seems to be the theme in our house this Halloween. Plus, I found a super easy way for clean up with Clorox Disinfecting Wipes [who's sponsoring this conversation], […]

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Tracing Numbers on Tape

A quick setup for toddlers for tracing numbers that works on recognizing numbers and also is great practice writing for older preschoolers and even kindergartners. I taped numbers on the floor with painters tape. We’re huge on using tape in our house. I use it for a lot of activities with the kids. Everyone asks, […]

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Spider Web Sight Word Match

Inspired loosely by our giant sticky spider web made of tape, I made a spider web on the wall to have a little sight word match! Henry’s been diving into sight words in Kindergarten, and doing really well with them. To be honest, we haven’t done much sight word practice, other than reviewing the list […]