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

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Rock Art (plus a bonus game)

  So as you all know my girls and I are obsessed with rocks. We are often at the river cooling off, playing pretend and obviously finding new rocks. The other day my girls came home with a bucket of rocks so I knew it was time to play. Rock Art Play! The very first… Continue reading Rock Art (plus a bonus game)

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Three ways to teach your kids to LOVE learning

 My mom taught at Montessori Preschools for a little while, and I remember her talking about how they teach the students to love learning by teaching them through subjects they are already interested in.  This idea has really stuck with me.  Here are three easy ways to do this with your own kids. 1. What… Continue reading Three ways to teach your kids to LOVE learning

Learning Activities

Jingle Bell Number Game

So we I have this wonderful, obnoxious habit of keeping strange containers and boxes. It looks a little hoarderish from the outside, but it has served me very well as a preschool teacher. Anywho, my daughter LOVES pearler beads and so we have a few of these great plastic containers just laying around. A few… Continue reading Jingle Bell Number Game

Play Advice

Favorite Child and Family Board Games

(This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. What that means is if you click and purchase something I will get a percentage of that sale. I participate in affiliate sales to help support my blog and to keep it running.) We are a few weeks away from my littlest girl’s birthday.… Continue reading Favorite Child and Family Board Games