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
I've been a kindergarten and first grade teacher for a long time, so I have a huge stash of children's books, both fiction and nonfiction, for little kids. I've collected books from bookstores, Scholastic book orders, book fairs, Amazon, library book sales, you name it! (anyone else like this?). Every once in a while, though,... Continue Reading →
This architecture-themed process art activity uses textured foam blocks to print shapes and create amazing pictures of houses and castles!
Find out how you can use a black light to get kids excited and engaged in 5 different types of learning activities! A guide for teachers and parents to incorporate this exciting tool in your learning space!
This little reader does it all! It lets kids practice reading and sight words, and it's also a super fun math activity that lets them practice creating shapes in an engaging, hands-on way! It even builds fine motor skills. Geometry just got a little more exciting! *This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. That... Continue Reading →
These hands-on optical illusion activities are inspired by the book “Walter Wick’s Optical Tricks.” They are sure to be a huge hit! Make a DIY mirror box and other quick and easy crafts to surprise and delight your sense of sight!
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