How do you choose a word of the year? Use this printable to get started! It's full of great inspirational words. You may also like my word of the year generator. Choosing a word of the year is a great way to set a focus for a new year. I've been picking words of the year since 2015, and I love the way it makes me think about what matters most to me. You can read more … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Word of the Year
Learning Activities for Kids
Hands-on learning activities for elementary school aged children. Kids activities for ages 5-12 years old. This is a great resource for primary school teachers and homeschool parents.
Books are a wonderful focus for kids during the excitement of the Christmas season! Check out this wonderful list of Christmas picture books and activities. We love reading our way to Christmas! Most years I put together a Christmas picture book advent calendar for the kids. This year I'm excited to post this series of Christmas picture books and activities for … [Read more...] about Christmas Picture Books and Activities for Kids
This simple Papercraft Christmas tree paper craft doubles as a fun Geometry lesson for kids! 3D Christmas Tree Papercraft This 3D Christmas tree papercraft makes a wonderful STEM Christmas activity for kids! It's a fun companion to these DIY Light-up Christmas cards! These trees are super easy to use! Simply download the template at the end of this post, print, … [Read more...] about 3D Paper Christmas Tree Paper Craft Tutorial with Printable
We love the kindness elves as a way of focusing on the reason for the season during Christmas. We actually use our kindness elves year round, but a Kindness Elves Christmas is truly magical. We got our kindness elves about six months ago, and my kids love them! My 11-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son work together to create kindness elf challenges and letters for the two … [Read more...] about Make It a Kindness Elves Christmas and Bring Christmas Spirit Home
Our favorite preschool Thanksgiving activities: gratitude activities, fun turkey crafts, and even a little bit of science! Be sure to also check out these hands-on learning activities for preschoolers for year-round preschool learning. Thanksgiving with its theme of gratitude offers a wonderful opportunity for calm and quiet learning after all of the excitement of … [Read more...] about Preschool Thanksgiving Activities