A Week of Fun Activities!

Henry practiced counting and stacking blocks with a fun number game! Henry and I made our dining room pretty with these pretty strings of hearts! Need to have the kids work on their fine motor skills? Here’s 30 materials and activities that promote fine motor skills! I’m working on getting George involved in activities this […]

"Make it Kid Friendly" Idea: Magnetic Puzzles

These magnetic puzzles caught my eye right away! What a fun thing to make for the kids  so they have something to do while getting dinner on the table! My Kind of Makeover made these for her kids with some cheap puzzles. While the product is kid-friendly, I’d like to make this a kid-friendly project […]

10 Ways to Get More From Walks with Children

Liven up your walks with some fun and learning! A post written and shared by Aimee at Raising the Cameron Clan.   Pin It It is no secret that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States. As parents it is important that we do our part to encourage our kids to get out there […]

It’s Playtime! Activities for My Toddler

This year is the year for George. Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself. He’s 16 months right now. So he still can’t do a lot of the activities that Henry and I get into. We have a lot of time to ourselves, just the two of us. Some nice Mommy and Me […]

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Valentine Craft for Kids: Strings of Hearts Chandelier

A learning Valentine craft for kids to this Valentine’s Day! String up some pretty [and easy!] hearts to your dining room chandelier and it’ll set the mood with every meal. I cannot tell you all the levels of learning that Henry worked on when making this chandelier of hearts. Counting Patterning Cutting Threading Sequencing Just […]

Counting blocks while building towers using the ABC mat

Counting Blocks While Building Towers

Haul and then counting blocks to their corresponding numbers on an ABC mat. Learning to count can be fun if you follow the interests of the preschooler.

Preschool Activity : Building Structures

Guest Post by    This post is written and shared by Emma at Science Sparks.  A simple, fun activity to do with a variety of ages and skill levels.  And you probably have everything you need right in your pantry!   When I brought out the spaghetti and marshmallows I think my children thought we were having […]

It’s Playtime! Science Experiments for Preschoolers!

After doing our lava lamp experiment, I’ve been on the lookout for more fun with science! Especially experiments that my preschooler will find fun to do! Here are a few experiments I found just on last week’s It’s Playtime! from my playdate friends! [Science Sparks: What's Heaviest?] A great experiment from Science Sparks. Find out what’s heavier! This is […]

Melted Crayon Art with crayon shavings

Melted Crayon Art: Crayon Shavings

I’ve seen various ways to make melted crayon art around, so we wanted to make one ourselves using crayon shavings. Henry, Grandma and I made some pretty art with crayon shavings! And it was fun to do! The crayon shavings are what makes this art so pretty, but it also gave Henry some time to […]

Parenting: Be your Child’s Advocate for a Better Education

Guest Post by    A post written and shared by Melissa at Imagination Soup. Melissa shares a few tips and strategies of what worked for her on how to handle being her child’s advocate for a better education. See what Melissa recommends to do. It started with preschool, but I made excuses. Then, it happened in […]