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

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

Art Activity

Simple Valentine Sun Catcher

Firstly the heart sun catcher This is a classic. I have used this activity for many different seasons. It works well for a Christmas tree, Easter egg, or a sunshine in summer time. I love that this activity can challenge a 2 year old but also be fun for an older child. Supplies Parchment paper… Continue reading Simple Valentine Sun Catcher

Play Advice · Sensory Play

Pumpkin Carving with Littles

Carving pumpkins is such a fun Halloween time tradition. I love seeing our silly pumpkins sitting on the front porch every time I drive up to my house. That being said…the actual carving…with children who really shouldn’t be holding a butter knife much less a knife sharp enough to cut through a pumpkin is enough… Continue reading Pumpkin Carving with Littles