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 ...

Make a Cereal Fall Tree Craft (with Kid-Powered Mornings)

Fall tree craft for toddlers to make with cereal

Cereal is a staple for us in this household. The kids and I eat it every morning, especially on school morning. Every morning minus the weekends when I go all out and make pancakes and French toast). Cereal is also my husband's go-to when he has to make dinner if I'm gone. Cereal also comes in handy for crafts! We especially loved making the Fruity Cheerios Rainbow for St. ...

Fall Button Tree Quiet Bin for Preschoolers

Fall themed quiet bin with buttons

Quiet time. Two of the most beautiful words to a Mama's ear. Important for a Mama, yes (yes!), but equally important to a little one. Quiet time is actually incredibly important for children. It gives them a time to process their day, learn independence, focus, and relax. My little guys have some trouble settling into quiet, independent times so we use quiet bins, or boxes, as ...

Painting with Wheels Gone Bigger

trucks big art painting-20150730-8-2

I've had a mild panic attack lately. My littlest, Louis... well, he's almost out of the toddler stage. He's 2 1/2 already and is learning things left and right. I have so many toddler activities I've wanted to do with him that we just haven't done! It's time to start checking some of these off the list! And Big Art is one of them. I haven't really had Louis explore art in a big ...