Stuffed Heart Valentines Made with Your Child’s Artwork

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These heart valentines for school are a wonderful way to reuse your child's art -- or a reason to make art! Anything goes with these! Their art is the sole focus of these cute valentines! But it doesn't matter how it looks! Which is why this is perfect for younger preschoolers and toddlers. You could try some of these "Big Art" art projects to get started. These valentines are ...

Activities for 2 (or More) Kids Under 4

Activities to do with 2 kids (or more) that are all under 4 years old

This is often the most asked question I get from readers, especially newsletter subscribers when I ask them what they're looking for help with. Often as parents of young children, we have more than one child under the age of 4... And juggling them can be super tough when you want to do an activity. How do I do it? First of all, before setting up any activities, I ask myself ...

Can You Follow the Number From Start to Finish?

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George is on a roll with counting and learning his numbers. Now that he can count to 20 pretty well on his own, we're working on number recognition a little bit now. We play UNO a lot, which helps a lot with number recognition. However, I notice when we're playing that he gets stuck on the number 8 often. This simple number maze reinforces learning a single number (or letter, ...

Find the Letter on the Heart

Find the letter H on the Heart

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be only about crafts for the kids to do. We usually use it as an opportunity to sneak in some lovely learning too! Plus, this one works on fine motor skills. I adapted this find the letter activity from a previous activity we did in the fall that I shared on PBS Parents, that was A is for Apple. The point of this activity was to work on ...