40 pumpkin activities - lots of things for kids to with pumpkins

Pumpkin Activities for Kids! 40 Ways to Learn, Play & Decorate!

T’is the season for pumpkins! But what do you do with them [aside from making a jack-o-lantern or setting them out on your front porch]? I’ve scrounged the blog world and came up with 40 amazing pumpkin activities for kids, that preschoolers [and even toddlers and babies!] can enjoy doing. Twelve pumpkin activities. Eight learning activities with […]

30 fun ways to promote fine motor skills

Promote Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities

Fine motor activities have always been put on a back burner in this house, until recently. Which is probably a good thing. Gross motor skills should come before fine motor skills. Those big muscles help the little muscles! But wow! What a difference a year makes! Last year, Henry wouldn’t sit still, or have any desire […]

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8 Fall Crafts for Kids! Gorgeous!

I’m just on a fall kick lately. And fell in love with these gorgeous fall crafts I found on It’s Playtime from last week. The colors are so beautiful in fall crafts. I just can’t get over it. Fall crafts for kids range from beautiful fall colored trees to spiders and spider webs for Halloween. […]

35 name activities for preschooler to have fun learning their name

35 Name Activities for Preschoolers

Last year in three year old preschool, names were a big deal. So I can only suppose they will be again this year in four year old preschool. Henry learned to recognize his name pretty early on. At first, he thought any word that started [or even had one] with an H meant it was […]