This amazing DIY mud kitchen will make your outdoor play area the coolest spot in town! Find out how to make your own mud kitchen from an upcycled firewood rack, so your kids can do sensory play outside!
Looking for an escape room-style challenge that’s appropriate for younger kids? This spy mystery treasure hunt will have your kids solving clues and doing math problems in a quest to find hidden treasure! Perfect for a kindergarten class, spy theme, spy mystery birthday party, or just a way to make math learning fun! #spymystery #escaperoomforkids #treasurehunt
Make summer reading FUN with this free, printable “Summer Reading Bingo” game! Encourage your kids to read a variety of books in a variety of ways (reading in a blanket fort, anyone?) and have fun doing it! Includes BONUS book lists and an extra free printable with play-based summer learning ideas!
This simple, hands-on science experiment is perfect for introducing the scientific process, or for any preschool or kindergarten weather unit! All you need are some basic household items- and the free printable recording sheets are included!
These fun DIY light and shadow cards are a perfect way to help your kids calm down before bedtime! They can also be used to prompt storytelling, practice sight words, or just as a fun flashlight game to play in the dark. They are also a great activity for the light table! Click to find out how to make your own. Includes a free printable!! #flashlightgames #lightandshadowactivities #bedtimestories
Help your toddler learn sorting and fine motor skills with this fun and easy diy sorting box! You can choose from a variety of sets of animal cards, and create this recycled wipe lid craft! Your toddler will have a blast learning to sort the cards by animal. #postingbox #diydropbox #toddlerfinemotor #freeprintablesortingactivity
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
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