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 ...

Soapy Sensory Foam Activity for Kids

Soapy sensory foam activity for kids to explore

Whip up some foam using just dish soap and your food processor! Let your kids explore the sensory foam! Its a wonderful sensory activity for kids of all ages. I knew when I saw this snow sensory activity from dish soap, from You Pinspire Me, when I collected the ideas for the Snow Collection that it was something the boys would love and we just had to do it. Soapy sensory ...