Make a Snowflake Craft! 30 Ideas to Make Snowflakes

30 ideas to make a snowflake, ideas for materials to cut them out of plus snowflake craft ideas!

It is great pastime for me to make a snowflake every winter. I can only hope that my kids will ask to make their own snowflakes year after year. But... well our snowflakes are usually just paper snowflakes. We've done a couple with other materials, but I'm so excited to find new ways for the boys to make snowflakes. These are 30 ways to make a snowflake. With 12 ideas for ...

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt with Numbers

Valentine's Day Scavenger hunt with hearts to learn to recognize numbers

This Valentine's Day scavenger hunt for hearts is one of my all-time fave activities. Maybe just because its a scavenger hunt, but I also really get into Valentine's day crafts and activities too, so this is a great combo using them both. I shared this post first a couple years ago during the middle of the Valentine's Day season and we were counting down the days until ...

Comparing Shapes with Snowballs

Count and compare the 'snowballs' that fit in a shape to measure the area

I set up a shape activity for comparing shapes, more specifically, the size of the shapes. And since its winter, I had to make a snowball activity! In big math talk, we're talking (very loosely) about the area of shapes. With my trusty painter's tape, I taped out four different shapes on the floor. A square, triangle, diamond and a rectangle. I wasn't about to take the time to ...

Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day

Make a heart garland for a Valentine's Day window!

A heart garland wasn't in the plan when we started cutting out hearts. George just wanted to do an activity, and cutting out hearts sounded like a good idea since Valentine's Day is coming up (already!). And, oh my gosh, who knew that this kid could cut so well! I really didn't know what to plan on when we started... I kind of thought it would be an activity that he'd start, ...