Learning Activities

Blocks and Graphs

Preschool age is a great time to introduce the idea of graphs. Graphs are such important visuals. They help us see the differences in groups. The idea of graphing with a preschooler may seem a little overwhelming but I have always found that even very young children enjoy this activity. Supplies: Colored Blocks Paper Ruler… Continue reading Blocks and Graphs

Learning Activities

DIY Cereal Abacus

Craft a Cereal Abacus Your child probably tires of the monotony of flash cards and workbooks quickly, but she’ll be fooled by this colorful, interactive counting box! Moving cereal pieces across wires with her fingers hardly seems like math practice, yet she will be perfecting her counting out loud. Addition and subtraction, pattern work, one-to-one… Continue reading DIY Cereal Abacus

Learning Activities

Block Color Sort

Here is an easy color sort activity for your young explorer. I love when an activity can take something old, like blocks, and use them in a new way. If you don’t have colored blocks you can use some other small toy that has different colors, such as legos or even beads. Supplies Colored paper… Continue reading Block Color Sort

Learning Activities · Sensory Play

Ping Pong Pool Play

I have done this activity MANY times in my sensory table but I just had a thought to transfer it to the pool this summer. The girls and I all loved how it turned out! Supplies Small balls ( I used pingpong balls from the dollar store but you could also do ball pit balls)… Continue reading Ping Pong Pool Play

Learning Activities · Small Manipulatives

Quick Egg Hunt- Gone Educational

This is a ridiculously obvious activity. However, if you are like me you probably haven’t taken advantage of the greatness that is the egg hunt. There is no need to wait until Easter morning! PLEASE! Let’s make the joy of finding colorful plastic eggs last all year round…or at least a week or two. For… Continue reading Quick Egg Hunt- Gone Educational

Learning Activities · Sensory Play

Pompoms and Straws

I would love to do a simple activity EVERY WEEK, hopefully every Tuesday, that anyone could through together for their child in a just a few minutes. This series of simple easy activities will be our TAKE A MINUTE TUESDAY Took my sister and I a whole weekend to come up with that INCREDIBLE name!… Continue reading Pompoms and Straws

Learning Activities · Sensory Play · Small Manipulatives

Simple Sensory Color Hunt

I am all about the simple supplies, set up and clean up! I love when I can throw an activity together in 5 minutes top and my little one is happy and content for 30 plus! Magical. Today my little one was begging to do play dough, but I often get it out and she… Continue reading Simple Sensory Color Hunt

Learning Activities · Sensory Play

St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin

I am so bad at planning holiday activities AHEAD of time when I am not teaching preschool! But this year I have a 2 year old who is OBSESSED with coins. We got her a little leapfrog cash register that counts when you put the money into it and she loves counting the coins at… Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin