24 Common Core Activities for Kindergarten Success!

Simple activities to do to help a kindergartner succeed with common core standards

Use these Common Core activities for Kindergarten success! These activities help work on all the areas needed to meet common core standards. What is the most common desire for parents? To have your child succeed. Is that not right? I know that's something I want for my kids. Success can come in many forms, definitely. In school, it means to finish with knowing what they ...

Fun & Simple Cornhole Game for Kids to Make

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This is a super simple way to make a Cornhole game for kids! Jessica of The Leadership Notebook will show you how to make your own! Need a great indoor-outdoor activity that bridges creativity with active play? I've got you covered! I'm a big fan of repurposing items. My son and I recently found a great way to reuse cardboard boxes; so great, in fact, I think other parents ...

What OTC Medicine Do I Give My Kids?

What OTC medicine should I take, or give my kids???

Is it allergies? Is it a cold? What the heck do I give him? Why does parenting have to be so dang hard sometimes? How often have I taken the kids to the doctor for something so basic to find out its only allergies and what over-the-counter medicine I can give them? And then to remember that information for next time. I don't know why, allergies are mind-boggling to me. The last ...

Visual Addition Pom Pom Drop

A visual addition activity using a pom pom drop

We had a little learning fun with a pom pom drop! So simple! If you want to make just a basic pom pom drop for toddlers, just take out the visual addition element of this. It's super fun for toddlers to poke pom poms into it. This time, I didn't have any cardboard tubes on hand because I didn't plan to do this. It kind of just came up while I was researching for another post ...