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Summer Learning Activities for Kids: Top Ten Ways To Keep Kids Curious

June 5, 2013 in All Posts, First Grade, First Grade Literacy, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Art, Kindergarten Craft, Kindergarten Literacy, Play, Preschool, Preschool Art, Preschool Craft, Preschool Literacy, Preschool Math, Toddler Activities, Toddler Art, Toddler Literacy, Toddler Math, Toddler Science

School’s out! Have you figured out how to keep your kids learning while they’re on summer break? True story:  my mom would leave academic workbooks outside each of our bedroom doors so we would find them when we woke up for the day and we’d have to have them completed by the time she got […]

Leftover Halloween Candy Activities

October 29, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Preschool, Preschool Math, Toddler Activities, Toddler Math

Wondering what to do with all of that deadly sinful Halloween candy? Don’t let your leftover Halloween candy go to waste … or to your or your kids’ waists! Instead, hone your little goblins’ MEMORY skills in this fun Find The Candy Under The Cup Game! Join us over at Kids Activities Blog to see […]

Simple Classics: Pom Pom Transfer Activity

October 3, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

We’re back with another simple, classic play activity that requires barely any setup time and is just as fun as any newfangled game or activity on the market.: transferring pom poms with kitchen tongs. Materials All you need are baskets (bowls or trays – even a shoebox – will do) + pom poms + kitchen tongs. […]

Preschool Math Activity: Do-A-Dot Marker Math

August 27, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

Technically, I’m on a break here, but I wanted to share our Simple Preschool Addition and Subtraction Do-A-Dot Marker Math Activity published over at Kids Activities Blog today: Do you have any simple preschool math activity favorites at your house? LEARN! Math, counting, numbers, addition, subtraction You Might Enjoy:{Play} Fun With Candy! Easter Candy MathKids Co-op Playdate […]

Kids Co-op Playdate #14

August 17, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! We made the most amazing homemade fun this week…I can’t wait to tell you all about it.  Here’s a hint:   And we’ve been enjoying the end of summer and slowing down to enjoy the simpler things…school doesn’t start ’til next week.  What have you been up to […]

{Play} Learning Math With Dominoes

August 3, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

I’ve been doing tons of spring cleaning – even though it’s almost fall (that’s how far behind I am on everything in life) – and came across a sweet set of dominoes. Come check out how we did some preschool math learning by playing with tiles from a favorite classic game over here at Quirky […]

{Play} Kids Co-op Playdate #9

June 8, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! The kids were hit by a particularly nasty virus this week on top of all the busyness of late. I haven’t had much time for anything, but taking care of them, so there are about 30 one or two month old activities I have in backlog that I […]

{Play} Fun With Candy! Easter Candy Math

April 5, 2012 in All Posts, Fun With Food!, Play, Toddler Activities

If you don’t already,  you know you’ll have an empty egg carton and leftover Easter candy in a few days.  This is a great way to get a second life out of that carton and keep -at least some of- all that candy out of your kids’ bellies. Materials We just used a 30-egg carton […]