Cloud Airplane Learning Activities for Preschoolers

It’s the Spring Break season and so many people are taking trips to distant destinations. That’s what makes this airplane and cloud math activity perfect for young learners. It combines learning with things that interest a lot of children.   Materials needed: Counting Clouds Activity Mat 10 cotton balls Laminator (if desired) Instructions: Print the …

Helping Children Deal with Tragedy Through Books

Recently, Penguin Books sent us a new release to preview. The book, Come With Me, by Holly M. McGhee and illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre is a touching story about a little girl who sees tragedy in the news and struggles to deal with it. In light of the recent tragedy in Parkland and the general …

Toddler Playschool: G is for Grocery Store lesson plan {free printable}

This week’s theme is the grocery store.  Exciting, right? As moms, I think it’s one of the places I dread the most. But it’s also a place that Sunny LOVES to go to.  The shopping carts that have seats where the kids can “push” the cart and the free cookies have a lot to do with it, I’m sure.  …

Toddler Playschool: C is for Community Helpers Lesson Plan {free printable}

Exploring Community Helpers with toddlers and preschoolers is one of my very favorite themes.  With the wide variety of individuals that help run or cities and towns, it opens up so many avenues for exploration and discovery. Below you can find our todder lesson plan for community helpers such as firefighters, mail carriers, librarians, and …

Delivery Truck Words: Milk Cap Phonics

  Bear {4.5} can sometimes be hard to get involved in learning activities.  To meet this challenge, I have to create activities that center around his favorite things: anything with wheels.  We have used our alphabet milk caps and simple word flashcards to practice the alphabet and spelling words in our Little Blue Truck and Garbage …

Community Helpers Activity with Safari Ltd. TOOB

We are so lucky to have a great working relationship with the replica company Safari Ltd.  We recently got one of their People at Work TOOB to explore and play with.  The set includes: a police officer, an airline pilot, a veterinarian, a postal worker, a construction worker, a chef, and a firefighter. Here are our …