Sort Colors & Get Moving With a Play Tunnel

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This is a silly way to get the kids to learn about and sort colors. I absolutely needed to get the kids moving, or at least I thought I did. I have not been making the best of all their energy lately, and it's starting to wear on me. So we included our play tunnel (affiliate link) in an activity, just for the sole fact to get them moving. Which may or may not have been a great ...

Make a Lava Lamp Science Experiment

Make a Lava Lamp Science Experiment

Make a lava lamp with your preschooler, and your preschooler will love science experiments! I can't promise that, but Henry has. Lava lamps are simple to make, too. What you need to make a Lava Lamp: Vegetable oil (or get a clear oil) Water Food coloring of your choice Alka-Seltzer Tablets (as many as you choose, the more the merrier!) Clear container (the taller ...

25 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

25 Easy Christmas Crafts for kids to make

Fa la la! 'Tis the season for some easy Christmas crafts for kids! Ready to get creative this holiday season? What do you think of when you think Christmas? Santa? The Christmas tree? Candy canes? These are all things that come to my mind... and I'm positive that's what my kids are thinking about (beyond presents!) when they think of Christmas, so the best way to get them ...

Ring Toss Name Recognition Activity

Ring Toss Name Recognition Activity

George just recently started learning his name to be more than the letter 'G', so we're working on name recognition lately, and made a ring toss to get him moving and learning it! It was just Louis' first birthday, so we have paper cups and plates still sitting out. I simply wrote the letters of George's name on the bottoms of the cups. I made a paper plate a ring ...