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, ...

Turn These 15 Outdoor Activities into 15 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Turn these 15 outdoor activities into 15 fun indoor activities for kids!

We're all set to have some fun this winter with these fun indoor activities for kids inspired by 15 activities that were actually done outdoors. So often I see all activities, such as sidewalk chalk activities, outside that you could do inside as well, but we often overlook it because we just think sidewalk chalk... okay, we'll leave that idea for summertime when we can play ...