Beginning Letter Sounds Sort Game

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I normally just wing it when it comes to doing learning activities with Henry. Just basing it off what I know he already knows and what I think should come next. Henry has most of the beginning letter sounds down, so I rarely touch on it at home. We have here and there, but not a lot. Since starting Kindergarten, we now get a list of weekly 'tasks' to do at home [all very ...

Apple Tree Craft for Toddlers

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George and I made a very simple apple tree craft, one that toddlers can do! I'm so excited to be spending some extra one on one time with George lately now that Henry's in kindergarten. George loves to create things. He's the one that likes to cut, color, draw, and do all the fine motor stuff that Henry rarely got into at that age [George is almost 3]. I have some awesome ...

Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment with Color Fun

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Any baking soda and vinegar experiment I've ever done with the kids has always been a success. The fizz just makes it so much fun! Henry was fascinated by the reactions the colored vinegar made when it hit the baking soda in this activity. This science experiment, that I found at The Adventures of the Smith Family, was super easy to set up. Just spread out some baking soda ...

25 Just Plain Fun Activities for Active Kids

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My kids are definitely active kids. They rarely just sit to do activities, so we include a lot of movement in our activities. Lately, we've been doing a lot of gross motor activities that involve learning for the Move & Learn series, but what about just to get them moving just to have fun? These activities are the ones that the kids giggle during the most, the ones that ...