If you'd like to do more fun and creative activities with your kids but you don't know where to start, this guide is for YOU! Read to find out some basic ideas that will help you and your child get started with art projects, sensory play, small world play, building activities, and other creative fun! This article also includes a section on how to manage your child’s behavior and minimize mess so your creative activities are successful and stress-free! Are you ready to enjoy more creative quality time with your child? #familytime #creativefun #parentingtips
Architecture is an awesome thing to study with kids because it combines art, geometry, and STEM/STEAM/engineering! This roundup contains an amazing collection of books about and related to architecture and fun hands-on activities for each one! #architectureforkids #teachingarchitecture #architectureunit #STEMchallenges #buildingchallenges
These FREE printable miniature houses are an awesome addition to any sensory play or small world setup! There are blank versions for kids to color themselves, or pre-patterned ones that you can laminate to create a cheap and durable new toy! #paperdollhouses #freeprintabledollhouses #sensoryplay
Discover how to create a peaceful but fun learning space for your children at home! This playroom tour includes descriptions of the essential elements of playroom design. Find ideas for playroom decor and organization/ toy storage solutions that will keep your playroom from feeling cluttered and busy! Find playroom design inspiration that will help you create a space that your kids will love. #playroomdesign #playroomideas #playroomdecor #kidsplaycorner
Includes free printable toy bin labels! Are you tired of having a messy playroom? Here is a foolproof system for organizing your toys, toy storage ideas, how to set up a toy rotation, ways to label kids toys, and tips and games for getting your kids to clean up- perfectly, quickly, every time! Don’t miss this explanation of how to get the neat and organized playroom you’ve always dreamed of- and have it stay that way! #playroomorganization #toystorageideas #freeprintabletoybinlabels
You can enjoy a fun, sensory experience with your baby and end up with a beautiful piece of playroom decor! Read on for detailed directions on how to create an awesome painting for your playroom walls- WITH your baby! It's a quick and easy, no-mess art project that babies can do, and the results are amazing... wait until you see them! #babyplay #babyartprojects #processart #playroomdecor
Transform your classroom transitions with this one simple trick! These peaceful songs reinforce specific expectations for classroom transitions and create a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Music is a powerful tool to motivate students and shape the mood in your classroom! These songs make classroom management painless and easy!
Penguins are a perfect inspiration for some winter sensory and small world play! Find five fun ideas for ways to play with penguins- 3 ideas for penguin sensory play, and two easy to create penguin Small worlds- plus a list of other ideas for ways to play with penguins! This is a perfect addition to any winter animals unit, or preschool or kindergarten winter theme! Learn about penguins and Antarctica or just have fun! #penguinsensoryplay #penguinsmallworlds #winteranimalsunit #winterplayideas
These simple ideas, using mostly household objects, are guaranteed to entertain your baby for hours! These fun play activities for baby will promote early learning and family bonding- and all the activities are screen free! Check out this list for some classic games to play with baby and some creative ones you’ve probably never thought of! You won’t want to miss this collection of ways to stimulate your infant’s development! #babyplayideas #babyplayhacks #babyplay
Teaching about winter animal adaptations in kindergarten science? This song is a great way to reinforce concepts and vocabulary! It teaches about how eight animals adapt to cold weather in the winter, and includes verses about hibernation, migration, camouflage, and blubber! It’s sure to be a fun addition to any kindergarten life science unit! This song includes movements so kids will have fun singing and dancing while they learn! #kindergartenlifescience #animaladaptations #animalsinwinter
Yikes! The holidays are right around the corner, and if you're like me, you're probably scouring Amazon right now for great gift ideas! If you have kids on your Christmas list this year- babies through teenagers- books might be just the gifts you're looking for. Books make fabulous gifts because they're relatively cheap, they're fun, and they have educational value as well! Instead of wasting your money on yet another toy that will clutter up the house, why not stock a child's bookshelf with some high quality literature?