Ideas for Easter Leftovers

Egg Carton Earth Day Craft

Now that the excitement and planning of Easter 2013 is coming to an end, what are we going to do with the leftovers? Easy enough for the chocolate and jelly beans but what about the egg cartons, hard boiled eggs and egg shells? Here are a few great ideas! Enjoy! Egg Cartons Make an Earth [Read On]

Easter Number Matching Activity for Kids


My guess is that you have a few plastic eggs and egg cartons in your home right now. All you need now for this number matching activity are numbers. We used colorful button numbers from Joann Fabrics & Crafts. You want enough numbers to pair a number in egg with a number in the cup [Read On]

PEEPs Learning Activities for Kids


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Peeps. All opinions are 100% mine.   Peeps is launching their first commercial in over a decade. I have to say that the whole campaign is quite endearing. The intended audience are educators and parents who do learning and craft activities with kids. Did [Read On]

Easter Sound Activity


As I have mentioned in prior posts, we’re deep into learning to read mode. I find it fascinating to observe our 3.5 year old as he explores sounds and how they come together. I love it when he asks questions like: “does the number 3 start with an “F”, mom?” Well, no, but that means [Read On]

Egg Sound Hunt


The sensitive period for learning language begins at birth. There is even research that tells us this learning, especially learning sounds, begins in vitro.  Combining learning with something that engages the child (and his brain development!) works really well for us. For example, getting a child to move his body even if it means walking [Read On]

Montessori Inspired Activities – Dinosaur Fun

Dinosaur Fun - Montessori Style

Guest post by Charlotte of Make, Do & Friend I’m pretty sure all kids go through a dinosaur fixation at some point, my 2.5yo son Vincent has been into them for over a year and still going strong! I figured now was a good time to introduce some Montessori inspired activities, including all his favourite [Read On]