Easy Preschool Activities

Do you ever stock up on Target dollar spot items and then think, what am I going to do with these? On a recent trip to Target I grabbed a couple of classroom banner sets and I will show you three easy activities that are perfect for preschoolers and easily adaptable for toddlers. Some daysContinue reading “Easy Preschool Activities”

DIY Story Stones

Story time is so magical as a child, so easy to get lost in a tale. My four year old especially loves when we tell stories, not just read them in books; it has always been part of our bedtime routine that she pick a character and theme and then we make up a storyContinue reading “DIY Story Stones”

Loose Parts: Seasons

In the world of open ended play, loose parts are so exciting. We love to incorporate our Grapat Mandala loose parts into so many of our activities but they have become a favorite for simple math; there are so many options for counting and creating patterns with the color variations. For those unfamiliar with theContinue reading “Loose Parts: Seasons”

Cardboard DIY Popsicles

We recently started a special “late night Friday” with our four year old daughter. We noticed she was craving solo time with us and a special night would give my husband and myself an opportunity to engage in age appropriate activities with her without the concern of our our one year old while doing so.Continue reading “Cardboard DIY Popsicles”

Easy Rainbow Rice Recipe That is Vinegar Free

Rainbow rice is so much fun and can be reused time and time again. Our first batch of rainbow rice lasted at least a year. It reached the point of not being able to take the smell any longer, I kept waiting for it to wear off but that never happened. For our newest batchContinue reading “Easy Rainbow Rice Recipe That is Vinegar Free”