Find & Erase the Matching Shapes

Can you find the matching shapes and erase them?

Matching shapes can be a great way to introduce new shapes to toddlers and preschoolers. This is a fun activity that toddlers will love to do outside! This summer hasn't been very fair for the kids. Louis has to nap still. And the older boys get to go do things without him and he misses out. This particular time, the older boys went to the pool with Dad while Louis napped. ...

How to Host a Sensory Play Date

How to host your own sensory play date (make it a potluck is genius!)

I love sensory activities and I keep a number of dry, fairly easy to clean up sensory bins in my kitchen, but I am not always as motivated to do more messy activities because of the extra prep and mess. With four kids, one of whom is a toddler, it’s so easy to think - oh another day when I have more time, less chaos, help...all of which adds up to not as often as I’d like. One ...

Car Sight Word Knock-Down

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This knock-down activity shared by Emma of P is for Preschooler can be used for learning many different concepts, including sight words, numbers, letters and so much more! Adapt it for your child! I'm convinced that my 6 year old daughter Kay could learn anything if we bring out cars and trucks to do it with. So, as she needs to learn sight words for school, one of the ...

Practice Name Writing in 12 Fun Ways for Preschoolers

fun ways for preschoolers to practice name writing (that will get them interested!)

When preschoolers head off to preschool for the first time, one of the first things they begin doing is learning to recognize and spell their name and with that they also practice name writing. This may or may not happen in the form of them coming home with worksheets with their name printed over and over again (I kind of hope that may not happen, but it does). Hands on ...