Make a gorgeous DIY mini roads set for encouraging fine and gross motor development, building shapes, letters of the alphabet and hours of imaginative play on the go too! Perfect as an easy homemade gift idea, and even more brilliant when paired with a vehicle related story book. Let’s make a DIY mini roads set!… […]
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We have added some Spring themed spelling activities to our spring vocabulary printables. Featuring some lovely spring animals and flowers, they are sure to cheer any clas
Inside: Looking for a super easy and fun toddler rainbow activity? Grab those toy cars and drive them through puddles of paint, making a rainbow on sheets of paper. A fun action art idea! Toddlers love to move. I’m sure that’s no surprise to you all. I have an especially active group of 2 year… […]
Help your kids turn the tide against picky eating… even if they’re not willing to taste a single bite of the healthy meal you made. Here’s the scene: you’re a new mom, and it’s time for your baby to start solids. You buzz up a few homemade purees, then quickly move on to baby-led weaning […]
Inside: This toddler shamrock collage art is perfect for young children because it’s open-ended, easy to set up, and fun to do. A great way to use recycled paper scraps! Our toddlers love to paint, and painting with glue is no exception. They don’t really care what they are pressing into the glue, they just… […]
Inside: This toddler and preschool shamrock color mixing activity is all about the process using a salad spinner. A super easy and fun process art idea that is perfect for the St. Patrick’s Day theme! I bet you never thought of using a salad spinner at the art table, am I right? Many years ago… […]
A sensory bin looks like a lot of potential mess for many teachers, and yes sometimes they do make a lot of mess, but they are also a key ingredient to a calm room. They offer children a chance to explore textures, chat with fellow students, and for some get those sensory needs met while squishing, […]
Inside: Work on fine motor skills while hunting for gold coins with this St. Patricks’ Day sensory activity. There is also science involved as the children realize that the goop’s consistency changes as they dig their fingers into it! Our 2 and 3 year olds love gold coins. When we put them out in March for our… […]
Inside: Looking for shamrock activities? Toddlers and preschoolers will love these hands-on ideas that include art, math, and fine motor! There are so many fun ways to add shamrocks to your St. Patrick’s Day activities! Actually, more than I even realized until I started poking around Pinterest. While so many of them can be adult-led… […]
Make the BEST EVER chocolate play dough with this super quick, no-cook recipe that smells A-MAZING! Perfect for sensory play, alternative Easter gifts for kids and DIY take home party favours, as well as every day invitations to play. Ok, I’ll be honest. This is the THIRD post on this blog about our best ever… […]
Last year, as soon as I spotted the dinosaur scene colouring pages, I printed them out. But not for colouring, I wanted them for drawing ideas.
Last week we began a new section introducing 3D shapes (the sphere, cube, cuboid and pyramid). This week we’ve added nets for 3 of those shapes, as well as some interesting worksheets to reinforce them. Find them here:
One of our members asked if we could make some vocabulary dice nets for her EFL classroom and we thought it was a great idea.
Inside: Looking for preschool music that helps energetic kids? This collection is perfect for getting those wiggles out, especially when stuck indoors! You are cooped up indoors and need to get those kids moving. You might not even have a lot of space. This is when you turn on some music and get those wiggles… […]
I have a list of wonderful books with Balck girls as main characters that can be found here, but we are well overdue for a list filled with books that celebrate Black boys. For all of you, teachers like me who teach at a predominantly white school this list is absolutely for you just as […]
The public library is my happy place and this year my students are obsessed with books. My classroom is packed with book lovers, often during free choice, one or more children will be sitting reading book after book to themselves. It never ceases to make my heart fill with joy. Which makes celebrating Read Across America […]
We love masks.
It’s just a few days to St David’s Day, so these new Welsh-themed puzzles might come in useful!
… are the first four 3D shapes taught with this new collection of printables and worksheets.
With St David’s Day coming up, we thought it might be fun to find out something about Welsh love spoons. These intricately carved spoons contain hidden romantic meanings!