Growing grass and other Earth Day themed learning activities for preschoolers. This is a fun activity to try alongside The Earth Book by Todd Parr, paired with an Earth learning theme. You can also read What Does It Mean to Be Green for this week. All of the activities are wonderful ways to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Growing Grass: A Fun and Easy Earth Day … [Read more...] about Growing Grass and Other Earth Day Learning Activities for Preschoolers
Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids loved … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!
Painting with icicles is a delightful winter activity that kids love. Even better, it's virtually mess-free! If you live somewhere cold enough for this activity, you may also want to try bringing in snow for the kids! Paint with Icicles - Winter fun for Kids I introduced my kids to this activity back when we lived in Massachusetts, where winters were long and icicles … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Painting with Icicles
Free printable Five Little Ducks printable coloring page plus more nursery rhyme inspired activities for children. This week's Virtual Book Club for Kids theme is Nursery Rhymes. I'm highlighting an old post of ours featuring Five Little Ducks. Over in the Meadow is another nursery rhyme we love. This week I made a rare venture into semi-structured crafting with my kids, … [Read more...] about Five Little Ducks Activity with Free Printable
Have you made oobleck with your kids yet? This sensory play material is made using corn starch and water and actually cleans up remarkably well. We color ours with non-toxic washable paint in place of food coloring, because food coloring can stain. But if you have a child who is prone to tasting I recommend playing with it uncolored. Everybody has been sick a lot at our … [Read more...] about Corn Starch Sensory Play – Making Oobleck