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How to Create Preschool Recycled Crafts that are Fun!

Inside: Creating preschool recycled crafts is not only fun, but it’s also a great way to reuse stuff you have in your home or classroom! You want to do crafts with your children, but you don’t want to once again search for materials for that activity. First of all, it takes your precious time to… […]

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40+ Amazing Toddler Rainbow Activities

 Inside: Over 40 toddler rainbow activities that include art, sensory, snacks and books. Easy and fun ways to teach color recognition! When planning ideas for toddlers in our classroom, I look for ways that toddlers can have fun without rigid guidelines. Basically, I like to set the activity on a low table, pull the chairs… […]

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30+ Toddler Indoor Activities that are Super Fun

Inside: These toddler indoor activities are the perfect solution when you cannot get outside. Fun ideas that engage young children at school and at home! You are stuck indoors. Your 2 year old is bouncing off the wall. You need to put something together now! Yep, many of us have experienced this. Especially where I… […]

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15 of the Best Toddler Valentine Crafts

Inside: Looking for toddler Valentine crafts? This collection is perfect for the younger crowd, with simple activities that are fun! Have you tried to find toddler valentine crafts only to see they are way too complicated? I am always searching for ideas on Pinterest and am amazed at how many ideas are tagged for toddlers… […]

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How to Make Simple Toddler Valentines Card Holders

Inside: Looking for simple toddler Valentines card holders? We stamp red paint onto white lunch sacks and then add their name and photo. So much fun! Valentine’s Day, like all of our classroom celebrations with our toddlers, is fun and yet very simple. There’s a reason for that. Let’s just say that my first 4 years… […]

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Fine Motor Snowflake Art for Preschoolers

Inside: This is one of the easiest ways to make snowflake art, and it builds fine motor skills, too. Preschoolers love painting the sticks and then adding small buttons and beads. Makes a fun window display, too! Making snowflakes is always a fun part of our snow and ice theme. I’ve shared how we’ve made… […]

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How to Make a Simple Wooden Snowflake Craft with Preschoolers

Inside: This wooden snowflake craft is a perfect way to get a small group of preschoolers working together on one project. The result is a big snowflake that looks beautiful as a window decoration! I love hanging our art in the window. So, when I was planning our snow and ice theme, I thought about… […]

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SpirityYSol’s Beautiful Imagery of Motherhood

Catie Atkinson, the artistic mama behind the small shop SpiritYSol, is inspired to share a collective journey of motherhood through beautiful imagery. Catie created her premier piece of birth art during an intense first trimester with her second child. Titled, “Believe,” this work, featuring a powerful birthing mantra, remains her favorite. At the time, it […]

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Preschool Winter Art Using Marbles and Paint (Free Printable)

Inside: This preschool winter art activity is all about the process of painting mittens with marbles in a bag. Comes with a free mitten printable, too! Our toddlers and preschoolers love painting in a bag. Because of this, we’ve done different versions. You might recall our marble painting in freezer bags. And recently we had… […]

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How to Make Polar Bear Masks for a Toddler Winter Activity

Inside: We love using props during our toddler circle time, such as these polar bear masks. They make a fun toddler winter activity while reading books and singing songs! One of my favorite ways of getting our toddlers involved in circle time is with props. I’ve talked about it in the video My Secret to… […]

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Watercolor Preschool Wreath Craft that Builds Fine Motor Skills

Inside: Work on fine motor skills with this fun watercolor preschool wreath craft. A fun art activity for Christmas! Dropping watercolors is one of our favorite ways to build fine motor skills. I use this method throughout the year and not only is it super effective, but young children love the process. Once they learn how… […]

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How to Create Easy Gingerbread Art Using Golf Balls and Paint

Inside: Looking for a fun gingerbread art activity for toddlers and preschoolers? This process art method uses golf balls and paint! Free printable included. If you are looking for activities to go with the gingerbread theme, you’ve got to try this easy gingerbread art. Ditch the paintbrushes and use golf balls! Wait, what? Golf balls?… […]

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Bright and Cheerful Toddler Christmas Card that is Super Easy

Inside: Put together a toddler Christmas card activity that also works fine motor skills as bright and cheerful felt circles are pressed onto a paper tree. Attach it to a handmade gift as a special touch! Every year our toddlers and preschoolers make ornaments for their families. And because the theme is handmade, they make… […]

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How to Create a Preschool Christmas Ornament that Makes a Nice Gift

Inside: It’s easy to make a preschool Christmas ornament to use as a gift for parents or other special people. Add some fun buttons and the child’s photo, and it’s a keepsake item to be cherished for years! Parents love keepsake ornaments. I don’t love super crafty things that take a lot of my time… […]

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Christmas Salt Dough Ornament Keepsakes

Make some gorgeous Christmas salt dough ornament keepsakes as decorations and as the perfect gift for grandparents and teachers! We are HUGE fans of using DIY salt dough to make keepsake ornaments as it’s SO easy to make a batch, perfect for even toddlers to work with, is extremely versatile and lasts for ever! Indeed,… […]

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How to Make a Toddler Thankful Banner for Thanksgiving

Inside: Create a simple toddler thankful banner using colorful leaves, glue, and pom poms. A festive decoration to hang in the classroom! Comes with free printable labels. Thanksgiving is the time to focus on what we are thankful for, but this can be hard for toddlers to grasp. You might have already experienced asking them what… […]

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How to Make a Toddler Turkey Craft with Watercolors and Feathers

Inside: This toddler turkey craft can be adapted for younger and older toddlers, and even preschoolers. A fun way to work fine motor skills during the Thanksgiving theme. Every year I love doing a different turkey craft. We’ve done them with tissue paper circles and popsicle sticks, coffee filters and pipettes, as well as different… […]

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How to Make a Colorful Fall Leaf Suncatcher with Toddlers

Inside: Toddlers love making this fall leaf suncatcher, and it’s a great way to strengthen fine motor skills. They add so much color to the window, too! Fall is so colorful, so I always want to add more of it to our classroom. We are lucky to have huge windows and I love being able… […]

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Pumpkin Pinch Pots

Make some gorgeous pumpkin pinch pots from clay for an art activity to suit school aged kids after school or in craft club! The finished piece makes a wonderful candle holder or secret space to store little treasures, and can even be filled with sweet treats for a gift! We are big fans of after… […]

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Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Preschoolers

Inside: 25 Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Preschoolers to do at home or in the classroom. A fun addition to your fall curriculum! While planning for November, I was amazed to find so many Thanksgiving craft ideas for preschoolers! During this month we do a lot of different turkey crafts that work on our fine motor skills,… […]

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