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 [...]

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 [...]

Easter Basket Ideas for the Nature Lover

Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore nature. Little children love, love, love to learn about the world they live in. They are so curious and fascinated by little critters, flowers, and in general by nature. This Easter, why not encourage their curiosity with some amazing nature-themed Easter basket ideas. Don't forget to [...]

By | 2018-03-14T10:10:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Easter, Materials, Parenting, Spring|0 Comments

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Young Kids

When it comes to holidays, my family loves to celebrate, cook special meals, and spend quality time together. Since we have started plunging into minimalism, one thing I am trying to be very intentional about is gifts and, well, stuff! I really want to avoid accumulating a bunch of junk-toys that will be thrown into [...]

By | 2018-03-14T09:56:03+00:00 March 18th, 2018|1-3 years old, Easter, Materials, Montessori, Spring|0 Comments

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 [...]

Butterfly size sorting for toddlers

Spring is the perfect time to learn about butterflies! I am so excited to start seeing beautiful butterflies, bees, and flowers blooming outside. Since spring is starting to make it's appearance here, I thought I would share a simple butterfly size sorting activity you can easily set up for your older tots or preschoolers!   [...]

Hands-on Spring Activities for Kids

Spring is here and we are so excited to start learning about insects, flowers, and all of those fabulous spring holidays! I love setting up engaging, hands-on spring activities. It's the perfect time of year to explore nature, get outside, and learn about how our earth works. Today, I want to share an entire collection [...]

By | 2018-03-13T12:25:16+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Activites, Spring|0 Comments

Easter Egg Craft for Kids

With Easter approaching, we have actually been busy crafting and making cute little cards for family that lives in the US. I love giving the kids open-ended craft projects and trying new techniques for creating art. We haven't tried painting with shaving foam yet, so I thought we could try it out on our Easter cards! [...]

By | 2018-03-14T06:20:51+00:00 March 13th, 2018|3-6 years old, Arts and Crafts, Easter, Spring|0 Comments

St Patrick’s Day Tracing or Cutting Strips

St Partick's Day is in just a few days! It's the perfect time to grab a copy of our St Patrick's Day cutting strips to practice those scissor skills. These printables are super easy to set up - just cut around the border to use them as cutting strips, or leave them as sheets and [...]

Rainbow Activities for Babies or Toddlers

With spring and St Patrick's Day approaching,  colors and rainbows are on my mind. Today, I wanted to share a small themed shelf you can set up for babies or young toddlers filled with gorgeous rainbow activities and materials! I am setting up some rainbow works for my son (5 years old) and wanted to [...]

By | 2018-03-08T09:28:08+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Baby, Materials, Parenting, Spring, St Patrick's Day|0 Comments