Leaf Letter Cards and Sand Tray Activity for Fall

As we start thinking about preparing back to school, I wanted to share a new, fun printable for your autumn shelves! I cannot wait to show you all of the fun ways we use our leaf letter cards! I know, I know, it's summer now, but back to school will be here before we know [...]

Back to School Pin Poking

One of my very favorite activities to do with the kids is pin poking. This is a fantastic, fantastic, fantastic way to target so many different types of skills. Most of all, children seem to just love such work because they can use them to create beautiful artwork! I love watching children concentrate, develop those [...]

Montessori Pink Series: Short A Activities

I love, love, love Montessori learning! Learning happens logically it seems as activities and materials build upon each other incrementally to create logical absorption of materials. When it comes to language, we have been slowly working on learning to read in English with Y. Let's discuss some activities you can set up to help beginning readers. Today, [...]

I Spy Beginning Sound Game with Printable Mats for Phonics

I have mentioned before that my 5-year-old is struggling to learn to read. We are slowly working on reading in English as he continues to take more and more interest in reading. We are working on learning phonetic sounds of letters. To do this, we are really working on many sound games like I Spy [...]

Hands-on Ocean Activities

Do your children enjoy learning about different animals? My students just love learning about them! They get deeply fascinated, asking me more and more questions. We have studied the ocean many times before. Today, I want to share several ideas that will help you create hands-on Ocean Activities that your students will love! Hands-on Ocean [...]

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 [...]

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

We are loving phonics activities lately! I have been trying to get lots of new language resources done done done for my kids at school, including my own 5-year-old, Y. The Beginning Sound Clip Cards I am sharing with you today were a labor of love! I wanted them to be absolutely perfect before presenting [...]

Shark Learning Activities

We are getting some fantastic weather here which definitely means a trip to the beach soon. Any time I think of visiting the beach, I can't help but get excited for preparing some ocean themed materials for our shelves. Of course, some fun shark learning activities are perfect! Shark Learning Activities and Resources Shark Life [...]

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Over 10 Awesome Books about Bugs

There's just something about a good book that sparks curiosity, intrigue, and really just captivates a child. With spring around, we have really been enjoying some fascinating books about bugs! With little creatures and insects returning outside, I can't wait to get into learning about butterflies, honey bees, and ladybugs, while observing the real things! [...]

Insect Learning Activities for Kids

It's spring!! I am so excited for nicer weather! We have been spending so much time outside lately! Natasha (18 months) is fascinated by insects and little critters. She is constantly pointing out interesting things that she notices when we are outdoors. I love her curiosity! While we aren't doing learning activities with her, I [...]