January Preschool Worksheets

You’ve been asking, and here they are, the January Preschool Worksheets!! This set was designed for January, but the winter themes are perfect to be used December through February. The pages are filled with adorable snowmen, penguins, and other fun themes. These preschool worksheets are ready to print and use in your lesson plans. They […] Read more…

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 love to do as a family. These DIY musical instruments for kids give just the right amount of inspiration to grab your crafting box and a couple recycled materials to start creating your own musical […] Read more…

Paint Chip Reading Puzzles

This past week we had a blast reading with our paint chip reading puzzles. Okay, so to be fair, we made them with strips of stripped paper, but paint chips would work beautifully as well. As long as you have even, defined color lines that separate the sections, you can make these puzzles work. We […] Read more…

Jingle Bells Counting Ornaments

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Christmas decorating with a preschooler this December led to these fun Jingle Bells Counting Ornaments. This activity combined the exceptionally fun of ringing jingle bells with counting and fine motor practice as well. My toddler and preschooler loved it! My children have their own mini Christmas […] Read more…

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 the super cute Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments I just posted about, then you are so ready to keep crafting with the kids and make these easy DIY Popsicle Stick Shape Building Magnets. I think […] Read more…

Share your teaching ideas and success stories with us

Would you like to share a teaching idea or success story you’ve had recently? Please tell us all about it, and it may show up in an upcoming newsletter or in a blog post for PlanningPlaytime.com.¬†We aren’t looking for resources, but stories of an experience or idea that touched you or reached your students in […] Read more…

Cyber Monday Sale and TPT Gift Card Giveaway

The TeachersPayTeachers.com Cyber Monday sale is nearly here, and it’s a big one!! November 28th-29th my entire store will be marked down by 20%. To make this deal even sweeter, you can use coupon code CYBER2016 for an additional 10% off. Amazing right?!! It gets even better. I’ve joined 25 other teachers each giving away […] Read more…

Cupcake Liner Snowman Craft

The year’s first snow came down this week, and to celebrate, we made a cupcake liner snowman craft and some little puffy friends for him. This was one of those Saturday mornings where I started a craft with one child, and before I knew it, all of the kids were jumping in and creating their […] Read more…

December Writing Prompts

It’s time to show off our December Writing Prompts. I love hearing from teachers nearly every day about how much their children are enjoying our writing prompts. I hope that these will be just as fun and encourage creativity and great writing form. December is a magical month with so many fun topic ideas. We […] Read more…

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, your kids love learning with things from around the house. This Mini Cup Memory Reading Game was just such an activity. Cups are so cool!! I don’t know why, but they are. Maybe that’s why […] Read more…

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