Activism can mean going to marches holding signs, or it can simply be a child standing up and telling their friend what they just said is unkind. Like everything in education, we early childhood educators must take big ideas, huge goals, future skills and break them down into small easy to accept lessons. These books […]
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When the first snowflake falls, the world becomes a winter wonderland…however, as winter drags on, the cold can feel less than magical. If you live in the Midwest like I do, you’re no stranger to a bitter, beautiful winter, often asking yourself “How can it look this gorgeous but be this cold?” Don’t let the […]
People Images / Getty Images When are you most fertile? If you’re trying to get pregnant, you’ll ask yourself this question at some point. The good news is that it’s pretty easy to figure out, assuming that all of your parts (and his!) are working properly. It really comes down to timing; there’s a certain window […]
Scaffolds are temporary supports. They work to stabilize a structure as it is built when it is strong enough to stand on its own. In the world of early childhood development, a scaffold can be a person; an adult or peer modeling or instructing, materials or tool that helps a child with a task, or even […]
Learning to be kind is an important life skill. The world is made up of so many different of people and a variety of opinions. We won’t always agree, but we can always try to communicate and act kindly. This month we want to challenge you to work with your toddlers and older kids and […]
With 11 brand new pig crafts to choose from, we are sure you will be able to find something to do with the kids for Year of the Pig!
Younger children will enjoy these new size sorting activities, all with a winter theme. Sort snowflakes, snowmen, snowy winter trees and more!
With Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month (in the US) coming up soon, we thought that it would be a good time to learn a little about Rosa Parks – a brave lady who made a big change by taking a stan
Paper dolls are a timeless toy. They have been around for centuries, but were popularised in the early 1800s. I don’t think there would be many of us who wouldn’t remember playing with them as children.
We’ve topped up our Year of the Pig printables collection today with some new posters – photographic and illustrated, gorgeous pig writing paper and some fu
We’ve just added 3 new mazes, a match up puzzle for little ones and a fun pig word search to our Year of the Pig puzzle collection.
This new collection of worksheets – spanning a range of ages and skills – are all based on pigs, so perfect for Year of the Pig coming up…
… for Year of the Pig! In fact we’ve got piggies galore for you to choose from…
Now this Space Windsock Toilet Paper Roll Craft is out of this world! While toilet paper rolls aren’t the most glamorous thing in the world, if you give them a makeover like this, no one will guess they are behind it. Not a fan of toilet paper rolls? Use kitchen paper towel rolls or make paper […]
It’s been 10 years since I completed my final round of fertility treatments but I remember the emotional roller coaster of that time in my life like it was yesterday. I clearly remember sitting with a soft-spoken nurse who explained to me what the upcoming weeks (in our case months, then years) would entail and I […]
This tutorial will show you how to make an amazing 3D Heart Flower Card that is perfect as a Mother’s day card as well as a Valentine’s day card. Simple and sweet, this DIY card will brighten everyone’s day. *this post contains affiliate links* Be it a Mother’s day craft idea you are looking for or […]
Shower the people around you with love, by making a Heart Valentines Day Pop Up Card for them. This one is an easy Valentines day craft for kids to make, and grown ups will love making it too. It is a thoughtful little card and who doesn’t love handmade stuff? *this post contains affiliate links* […]
Hi Amy, I have questions about what to do about my in-laws. My husband and I are expecting our first child. The problem is from when his parents came to visit. Before they arrived, my husband told them about me and by all accounts, they loved me. The day I met them, I brought them […]
We often have friends over with differently aged children and I like to put something out for the younger kids so if the older ones are busy with K’Nex or a game that is a bit more complicated then the younger siblings can still have something fun
We have been adding to our Winter Vocabulary Resources with some fun new spelling jigsaws, a spelling grid and a spelling mistakes worksheet too.