Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters on ABC Road

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I've found that matching upper and lowercase letters is a great way to reinforce learning letters for preschoolers. Of course, making it fun is really what works! We did just that using our ABC mat (affiliate link if you're interested). A toy I completely forgot about. Do you ever forget you have certain toys? You put them away, thinking you'll rotate them in or something, but ...

No More Witching Hour! 10 Things to Do Between Dinner & Bedtime

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Today, we're going to say "No" to the witching hour: the hour between dinner and bedtime when things sometimes just get out of hand... Amanda is sharing 10 things do during the witching hour to help make the most of the time with your kids. Hi! Thanks to Jamie for asking me to write a guest post. I’m Amanda and live in Adelaide, South Australia with my husband, 3.5yr old son ...

Thread a Fruit Loop Necklace

Making a Fruit Loop necklace is such a simple way to entertain the kids!

Making a Fruit Loop necklace is such a classic fine motor activity for kids to do, you have to do it! I have been digging through old photos lately - I recently bought Adobe Lightroom (affiliate link if you're interested) and have been organizing and purging. I am super excited when I stumble across an activity we did that I forgot all about! George painting with Q-tips was ...

Days of Play with a City with Tape

A great idea for days of play for the kids! A tape city!

As you may know, I'm a huge, huge fan of using painter's tape for activities. It opens up so many possibilities for movement indoors. One of my amazing newsletter subscribers, Flavia, recently sent me a photo of an activity she's done with her kids. Of course, using painter's tape. I asked her if she'd like to share her idea with my readers too. It's such a simple idea that ...