Play Advice · Sensory Play

A Manageable Mess- activity and clean up

I am about to say something crazy. Maybe even terrible. You might even dislike me after the statement is out.  It is important to let your munchkins play messy. I’ve lost my mind you say? Yes probably, but the statement remains true. Playing with something messy can teach our children important concepts. I know it… Continue reading A Manageable Mess- activity and clean up

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

Imaginative Play · Learning Activities · Play Advice · Sensory Play

Play Soup – my answer to little kitchen helper drama

 My girls are always in the kitchen helping my husband and I to make food. Pancakes, lemonade, rolls and waffles are some of their specialties.Naturally they and why it is think of themselves as great chefs…but in reality they think combining flour, milk, carrots and sprinkles is a perfect recipe. Their sweet daddy let them make that… Continue reading Play Soup – my answer to little kitchen helper drama

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

Learning Activities

Simple Valentine Math

My incredibly talented friend over at Little LDS Ideas made the cutest little simple math worksheets. She sweetly let us use them for a fun math activity with my 5 year old. Check out the free printable here! Click Here to Print Four Small Additions Click Here to Print Large Addition Click Here to Print Four Small Subtractions Click Here… Continue reading Simple Valentine Math

Imaginative Play · Learning Activities · Sensory Play

Valentines Day Toy Picnic-Conversation Hearts Sensory Play

I am a sucker for beauty.  Therefore, these little guys are one of my favorite parts of February. Not to mention the cute little messages of love on each one, I mean…can you get a cuter candy?  Valentines Day, you are my favorite holiday (although my husband calls me a holiday floozy because I say that about every… Continue reading Valentines Day Toy Picnic-Conversation Hearts Sensory Play