Sarah N of How Wee Learn

Snip Santa’s Beard as Cutting Practice for Preschoolers

santa craft cutting practice

Strengthening little hands for future writing. I have becoming rather repetitive in saying this. Friends, family, parents of students, the mail carrier... any one who even mentions teaching little ones to print (and quite frankly many who do not ask, as well). The teacher in me truly believes that far before little ones should be expected to hold a pencil and print their letters, ...

Snazzy & Simple Snowflake Symmetry for Kids

teaching symmetry to kids

Snowflake symmetry is an amazing learning opportunity for preschoolers when we're stuck indoors during the cold winter months! Yes, the snow is coming our way. We had some big, fluffy flurries in the air a few mornings ago, and I can almost smell the winter air when I walk outside. Oh yes, winter will be here very soon. I am always excited about winter coming, about our ...

A Halloween Alphabet with Skeleton Bones

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Make an entire Halloween alphabet using these skeleton bones! So cool and spooky for Halloween! It's that time of year again! The time of year when we, as parents, can finally spook our children, our neighbors children, and those unfortunate little ones who happened to pass by the house. Oh Halloween! I am kidding of course. In fact, I am not much one for spooks at all.  I am ...

Nature Walk Scavenger Hunt: Leaf Counting

nature walk scavenger hunt ideas

We love being outside. My kids are always outside exploring, playing, creating, and most definitely learning. The other day Sam, who is 4 years old, went on a nature walk scavenger hunt. This particular scavenger hunt had a math focus. We are working on one-to-one correspondence. I am a teacher, and a Kindergarten teacher at that, so I know first hand the importance ...

Learn the Alphabet! Plus, How to Make a Paper Chain Reusable

How to make paper chains reusable and use them to learn letters too!

I want to take a moment to introduce to you Sarah of How Wee Learn. Sarah is going to start contributing her brilliant activities here once a month. She has great ideas that I think you'll love, including this cool activities to learn the alphabet with paper chains. Plus, you'll learn how to make a paper chain reusable! When my little guy finds something he loves, he tends to stick ...

5 Activities to Help Strengthen Sibling Relationships

5 tips to strengthen the bond between siblings.

Today's post has great parenting tips and activity ideas to help strengthen sibling relationships shared by Sarah of How Wee Learn. Have you ever said: “Please never put his foot in your mouth” or “Jumping over the baby isn’t a funny game”? If so, you must be the Mama of siblings. I truly feel that having multiple children is wonderful. But there are certainly unique ...