Thanksgiving Color Sorting

You know that feeling when an activity just comes together? When it hits that sweet spot of child's interest, easy-peasy prep work, and everything just flows so easily! These Thanksgiving Color Sorting cards absolutely hit our sweet spot! They are perfect for practicing color names and color matching. Plus, these turkey color cards are great [...]

By |2019-11-08T12:17:53+00:00November 6th, 2019|Fall (autumn), Free Printables, Shapes/colors, Thanksgiving|

Squirrel Theme Fall Kindergarten Activities

There is something so exciting about life cycles! Studying how creatures live, what they eat, and learning about them can be so fascinating for young children. Even toddlers find it interesting to see baby animals or plants! As we continue with our fall learning activities, our squirrel theme has been one of the most loved [...]

Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice

These bird themed printables are such a beautiful way to practice those all too important scissor skills! Scissor strips are a fun way to encourage little ones to practice using scissors, a very important skill that is difficult to master.  Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice Goal: Practice scissor skills, using proper and safe grasp [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:11+00:00March 15th, 2019|Cutting Strips, Free Printables|

Fall Ideas for Preschool – Tracing and Cutting

Fall is right around the corner! In just a few days, it will officially be scarf and pumpkin pie season! I have soooo many fun pumpkin activities that I am dying to sharing with you! In the meanwhile, I have this fun set of fall tracing strips. You can use them in multiple ways actually- [...]

Apple Number Cards

With fall right around the corner, we love adding a few apple inspired activities to our shelves! Even for younger kids, a few fun apple themed activities are perfect for this time of year! Today, I'm so excited to be sharing some adorable apple number cards that can be used in multiple ways to help toddlers [...]

Apple Tracing Strips

I love, love, love fall! It is my absolute, hands-down, all-time favorite season to plan for! I adore all things apples, cinnamon, and pumpkin! It's a bit early, but part of my back to school prep always involves a big apple theme study. Visiting an apple orchard always inspires us to really go all out [...]

Ocean Animal Cards English or Bilingual English Russian

Summer is the perfect time to learn about the ocean and ocean animals. We are enjoying learning new words and interesting facts with our brand new ocean animal cards! These have been a great addition to creative learning activities and small world play! My 18-month-old just loves looking at the images on the cards and learning [...]

By |2019-05-01T10:24:34+00:00June 18th, 2018|Free Printables, Language, Montessori, Preschool, Printables|

Strawberry Number Puzzles

We love, love, love summer strawberries. They're such a delicious snack. My own children love to care for our strawberry plants in the garden. This love of strawberries has inspired a lot of fun summer learning activities that I even took into the classroom with me! Today, I am sharing a super fun Strawberry Number [...]

By |2018-06-20T17:20:00+00:00June 14th, 2018|3-6 years old, Counting, Free Printables, Kindergarten, Math, Preschool|

Farm Animal Cards for Toddlers Bilingual Russian-English

Toddlers are so curious! My own children love love love to see different living creatures. Whether it's farm animals, insects, or learning about wild beasts, they get so excited! Natasha is 18 months old now, and her vocabulary is just starting to burst. She repeats new words and gets so curious to learn new ones. [...]

Easter Cutting Strips

We love using cutting strips as a fun way to practice scissor skills. I recently read an article about how young children are starting to have less developed hand muscles and poor scissor and pencil grasp. This really stood out to me. So, I started working on developing fun and engaging ways to develop those [...]