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DIY Cardboard Car Track Ramp

My preschool son got a new set of cars over the holidays, and this week we decided to make our ...
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Sight Words Stamping Activity for Kids

This week we did a sight words stamping activity for my preschool son, and his second grade sister would not ...
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Cootie Catcher Word Building Activity

This Cootie Catcher Word Building Activity was fun for all ages at our house this past week. There's something about ...
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10 DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

Kids love music. Anything that will get them up and moving is great with me too! Crafting is something we ...
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Paint Chip Reading Puzzles

This past week we had a blast reading with our paint chip reading puzzles. Okay, so to be fair, we ...
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Jingle Bells Counting Ornaments

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Christmas decorating with a preschooler this December led to these fun ...
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Popsicle Stick Shape Building Magnets

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. If you stocked up on popsicle craft sticks recently to make ...
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Mini Cup Memory Reading Game

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. See disclosures for more details. If you are anything like us, ...
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10 FREE Educational Activities for Thanksgiving

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details.Holidays are a great time to have a little bit ...
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Acorn Silhouette Estimation Craftivity

The warm fall weather that we have been having is magical. Each day the kids beg to go on an ...
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DIY Chalkboard Gratitude Journals for November

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the ...
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Hot Glue Hidden Letter Find Crayon Rub Activity

This Hot Glue Hidden Letter Find activity lets you add a touch of mystery and intrigue to the alphabet. We ...
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DIY Button Magnets Craft and Educational Toy for Kids

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. Once in a while you happen on that magical ...
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Educational Activities with Fall Leaves

A couple of the kids and I took a lovely little walk this weekend, and shortly thereafter, these Educational Activities ...
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Roll a Monster Counting Craft for Kids

Plastic craft eyes just beg you to get creative and build something playful with them, such as a silly face, ...
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Random Beads Color Sorting Activity

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. A weekend trip to Wal-Mart is responsible for this ...
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Geometric Jack-o-lantern Math Activity

We love Halloween! There are SO many fun activities to do with kids. I mean you really can't go wrong ...
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STEAM Popsicle Stick Geometry Activity

STEAM activities are a big deal around our house, and the kids loved this Popsicle Stick Geometry activity that happened ...
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Simple DIY Dry Erase Boards

This past week I was in desperate need of some activities to keep my children entertained during a conference, and ...
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Shoe Tracing Measurement Activity

We love math fun around here, and today we are sharing our Shoe Tracing Measurement Activity with you. Measurement is ...
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Candy Corn Math Activity

This week we're prepping for fall with this delicious Candy Corn Math Activity, adding up dominoes and then determining greater ...
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Clothespin Counting Activity for Preschoolers

Counting is something we've been working on a lot at our house, and today I am sharing our clothespin counting ...
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Racing Letters Alphabet Tracing Activity

My Preschool son and his little friend had the best time with this Racing Letters Alphabet Tracing activity today, and ...
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Paperclip Chain Preschool Counting Activity

I can't wait to share our latest preschool counting activity with you, Paperclip Chain Counting. Basically, if counting and fine ...
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Read-to-Build Word Towers Activity

We have some new CVC word reading fun for you today, and it is our Read-to-Build Word Towers activity. I'm ...
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5 Little Monkeys Subtraction Activity

Subtraction can be a tricky little subject when you're just starting out, and so we are practicing this week with ...
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Back to School Gift Card Giveaway

I love a good sale, but I like free even more which is why I am joining a group of ...
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Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. See disclosures for more details. We've been hunting for fun ways ...
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Parts of Speech Grammar Game

It's a major holiday weekend over here, and we are having a blast playing a Parts of Speech Grammar Game ...
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10 Great Audio Books for Kids on a Road Trip

*This post is a non-compensated review. See disclosures for more details. If you haven't had your kids listen to audio ...
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Word Families Reading Activity With Spoons

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. See disclosures for more details. We tried out a fun new ...
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11 Awesome Things Your Kids Can Teach Themselves to do This Summer

Summer break is just around the corner, and like most moms I'm scrambling to figure out how to keep us ...
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15 Fun Boat Crafts for Kids

Summer is fast approaching, and we can't wait to try out these 15 fun boat crafts for kids at my ...
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Make a Monster Playdough Activity

If you are looking for a simple way to entertain your toddlers and preschools this week, you'll want to check ...
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Goldfish Counting Activities

There are few things my kids love more than watching goldfish swimming in a pond, and that is the inspiration ...
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Clothes Pin Letter Recognition Activity for Kids

Today I have a fun clothes pin letter recognition activity for kids. As a bonus, it doubles as a fun ...
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Flower Garden Reading Activity for Spring

Daffodils and tulips are popping up all over my lawn, and they inspired today's Flower Garden Reading Activity for Spring ...
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Hatching Chicks Spring Reading Activity

The air is starting to warm up, and little green things are sprouting up all over my yard. Spring is ...
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Color Sorting Activity for Toddlers

My 1-year-old has started feeling a bit left out during my learning activities with my preschool age son, so this ...
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Fun Money Counting Activities for Kids

We've been learning about money over here, and we have a couple of fun money counting activities to share with ...
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10 FREE Educational Printables for St. Patrick’s Day

Holidays are a great time to have a little bit of fun learning, and what better way to do it ...
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Static Electricity Science Experiment for Kids – Falling Up

We have a new Static Electricity science experiment for you today. Static electricity is something we've all experienced, and while ...
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Minute to Win it Reading Game #2

It's not a secret that I love games, and our Minute to Win it reading games are no exception. I ...
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Easter Reading Activity

Easter is in March this year, and we have a great Easter reading activity for you. I'm sure I can't ...
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Pull It Out of a Hat Reading Activity for Kids

We tried a fun new reading activity for kid this week, and I can't wait to share it with you ...
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You’ve Got Mail Reading Activity

I love good reading activities, and this You've Got Mail reading activity is a total keeper. From beginning to finish ...
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Fun Educational Puzzles for Kids

*This post is a non-compensated review. It may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. *Read up on these ...
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Kindergarten Math Activities for February

Who has kids that love foam stickers? I do, and guess what? They are perfect to use in kindergarten math ...
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CVC Word Game for Kindergarten

I love that magical moment when a child first discovers they can use 3 letter sounds to form a word ...
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Kindergarten Math and Literacy Worksheets for February

Valentine's day was always a favorite holiday of mine as a child, and that memory has made it so much ...
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Valentine’s Theme Sensory Jar

I love the idea of sensory jars and the educational activities you can do with them. This week we made ...
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Preschool Letter Recognition Activities

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. I have a 3-year-old at home with me this ...
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Fun & Easy Reading Activities for Kindergarten

If you follow my blog at all, you'll know that I am obsessed with reading activities. My special interest comes ...
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Christmas Tree Graphing Activity

I was talking to a teacher friend yesterday, and she mentioned that this last week before Christmas, is a tricky ...
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Minute to Win It Reading Game for Kindergarten

My kids and I are starting a new series of Minute to Win It reading games. This is what happens ...
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7 Christmas Counting Activities for Preschool

Counting is one of those things you just have to practice over and over again, but it helps if you ...
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Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Passages

My latest project that has been stewing in my brain over the holiday, is Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Passages. I've wanted ...
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A Great Reading Activity for Kids – CVC Codex Puzzle

Learning to read is tough. Those early readers are so boring, and it's difficult to stick with it and practice ...
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5 Adorable Preschool Name Crafts

Writing your own name is such a rite of passage from being a toddler to a kid. My son has ...
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10 Educational Activities for Kids Using Ping Pong Balls

My children are completely enamored with ping pong balls. They bounce beautifully, they’re too light to hurt you, and there ...
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Subitizing Games for Early Math Practice

What is Subitizing? Well it certainly isn't one of those words you use every day, but you'd be surprised how ...
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Fall Pumpkin Alphabet Letter Find

Seasonal activities are one of my favorite ways to keep my kids excited about learning. A worksheet by itself may ...
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5 Fun Preschool Alphabet Games

I was one of those children who did not attend preschool. My pre-elementary education consisted of running around our farm, ...
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10 Great Fantasy Books for Tweens

I have always loved a good novel, and you better believe I’m encouraging my kids to love them too. We ...
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How to grow your own Crystal Geodes with 4 simple kitchen ingredients

How to Grow Crystal Geodes

When you have a 10-year-old who hopes to be a geneticist someday, you can expect your kitchen to serve as ...
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5 Fun Summer Reading Charts for Kids

School is nearly out, and summer is fast approaching. My children and I are busy planning all sorts of fun ...
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Top Book List for a 3-Year-Old Boy

My floor is littered with picture books, I know more about dinosaurs than ever before, and my living room is ...
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Jumping Letters – Preschool Letter Recognition Game

A few months ago, I place my 3-year-old son's first initial over his bed. It is "his letter," and he ...
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Magic Milk Science Experiment

My 10-year-old daughter is a major science fanatic. Just to give you an idea, this past Christmas, one of the ...
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10 Toys That Make Reading Homework Fun!!

Back in my college days, I spent a year tutoring kindergarten to 3rd grade students through the America Reads program ...
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10 Educational Activities Using Plastic Easter Eggs

Every year around the Easter season, my house is littered with colorful plastic eggs. The kids can't seem to get ...
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Homework: Tip of the Week – Mother, May I Homework Edition

The great thing about turning homework into playtime is that you can switch it up whenever you'd like. This week ...
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The Easy Way to Memorize Multiplication Tables

Each week, three of my children bring home something from school that they are to memorize by Friday. We get ...
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Home Work – Tip of the Week… Home Work Basketball!!

My 10-year-old daughter recently started playing basketball on a local rec team. She absolutely loves it, and spends quite a ...
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Skip Counting Songs – Multiply by 6 or 7

Here are the next songs in our Skip Counting series. My eight-year-old 3rd grader just finished the 7's song and ...
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Skip Counting – Fast and Easy way to Memorize your Multiplication Tables

Mother's of 3rd graders everywhere, this one's for you. Memorizing those times tables is a killer, right?? I still remember ...
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Homework: Tip of the Week – HangMan HomeWork

Homework and I do not get along, not because I don't want my children to spend time learning, but because ...
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Play Smart – Game of the Week: Candyland Colors and in Spanish

During the holiday break my kids broke out the board games en mass, which I was totally cool with other ...
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Sight Words Games – The fun way to do Homework!

My cute kindergartner and I continue our plan to make homework awesome. She's the kid that came out jumping, and ...
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Sight Words Bingo – Learning to Read the Fun Way

Teaching a child to read is one of those amazing things that can build your relationship and open new worlds ...
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Someone told me about it, and now I’m telling you. Get out and spread the word, because LeapFrog has created ...
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Free Printable: Learning Shapes and Colors Game for Preschoolers

I started this game with my first daughter when she was about 18-months-old. It worked so quickly that I was ...
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