learning games

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…

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 awesome puzzles, and make sure you ENTER TO WIN a set at the end of this post. They’re fantastic!* Winter is still going strong around our house, and I’m always on the hunt for great indoor […] Read more…

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 enough of the little things.  They want to practice hiding and finding them.  They stuff them with the parts less desirable bits of food from dinner.  They use them as water storage containers.  Something about […] Read more…

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 I want them to be able to do other things too.  I have to find my happy place when the kids, after being gone to school for 7 1/2 hours, get home with hours worth […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 5

It’s time to play again:)  This week I included several singing games, but if you can’t stand singing just sub out those activities for some of your favorites from past weeks.  Either way, play and have some fun with your kids this week. YouTube Karaoke – My girls love finding their favorite disney songs or […] Read more…

Kidknows Thermometer Giveaway Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Kidknows Thermometer Giveaway!  Our 3 lucky winners are: Tammy Brunn Sue Schmidt & Karlene Hamm. Congratulations!!  If you did not win and would like to purchase this thermometer for a child or teacher in your life you can go to http://kidknows.net. Read more…

I Spy Colors – A game to pass the time

A couple of years ago we were taking our 1 and 3-year-olds on a trip to Disneyland with my husband’s family.  His family loves to go in January when the park isn’t as busy which works beautifully except that we have to get there and back in winter weather.  We got stuck in our smallish […] Read more…

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