•   Last year I found some giant plastic eggs in a clearance section at a local big box store. I didn’t know if I could use them for science projects for kids or maybe a learning game. For their low price I just knew if I bought them we would use them. As with many… [Continue Reading]

    Science Projects for Kids- Plastic Egg Greenhouse
  •       My son and I have played a number of kids math games that use dice and a work mat. (The Cat in the Hat Math Mats are one example.) They are such a great way to review skills and explore new ones. This set of ladybug roll and cover mats had us… [Continue Reading]

    Kids Math Games- Ladybug Roll and Cover Math
  •   Although this doily chick is part of an Easter Arts and Crafts series, it could be created during a farm unit or a unit on the signs of spring. It is simple enough for young children to craft and could be made more elaborately by older children. The link below is an affiliate link.… [Continue Reading]

    Easter Arts and Crafts- Doily Chick
  •       This fine motor Easter activity uses an old cereal box cut into an egg shape and various line shapes for children to use to create and decorate an egg.  The front and back panels of the box were the perfect size for the eggs we would need to create the templates. If… [Continue Reading]

    Fine Motor Easter Craft
  • Last spring we did a cool math for kids activity that featured an Easter egg craft and and tally chart. This year I decided to make another Easter themed math activity. It has two parts just like last year activity did.  Kids have an Easter egg hunt outside and complete this missing number math sheet… [Continue Reading]

    Easter Egg Hunt for Missing Numbers with Printable

Science Projects for Kids- Plastic Egg Greenhouse

science projects for kids- Plastic Egg Greenhouse

  Last year I found some giant plastic eggs in a clearance section at a local big box store. I didn’t know if I could use them for science projects for kids or maybe a learning game. For their low price I just knew if I bought them we would use them. As with many things that you buy on sale to use next year, I forgot about them until was Continue Reading

Kids Math Games- Ladybug Roll and Cover Math

ids math games- ladybug roll and cover math

      My son and I have played a number of kids math games that use dice and a work mat. (The Cat in the Hat Math Mats are one example.) They are such a great way to review skills and explore new ones. This set of ladybug roll and cover mats had us working on adding two and three digits. The link below is an affiliate link. We go back and forth Continue Reading

Easter Arts and Crafts- Doily Chick

easter arts and crafts- doily chick

  Although this doily chick is part of an Easter Arts and Crafts series, it could be created during a farm unit or a unit on the signs of spring. It is simple enough for young children to craft and could be made more elaborately by older children. The link below is an affiliate link. We started with two egg shaped paper doilies we found in our Continue Reading

Fine Motor Easter Craft

Fine Motor Easter Craft

      This fine motor Easter activity uses an old cereal box cut into an egg shape and various line shapes for children to use to create and decorate an egg.  The front and back panels of the box were the perfect size for the eggs we would need to create the templates. If you would like to replicate this Easter activity for your children at home Continue Reading

Easter Egg Hunt for Missing Numbers with Printable

Egg Hunt for Missing Numbers

Last spring we did a cool math for kids activity that featured an Easter egg craft and and tally chart. This year I decided to make another Easter themed math activity. It has two parts just like last year activity did.  Kids have an Easter egg hunt outside and complete this missing number math sheet inside. Actually you can do both activities Continue Reading

St Patricks Day Crafts – Leprechaun with Feelings

St Patricks Day Crafts

  It is fun to create a craft with kids that is interactive. They really love that something moves or can be changed on their craft. This leprechaun can change the feeling he is displaying on mouth. He can be happy, sad, or surprised. All kids have to do is turn the disk on the back of his head to change how he is feeling. This leprechaun craft Continue Reading

Flower Crafts for Kids to Make

Flower Crafts for Kids to Make

Spring is the perfect time for creating flower crafts. These wonderful crafts for kids could be created to celebrate Easter, Earth Day or Mother's Day. They would also be wonderful to give to a friend as "Get Well" or "You Are Thought Of" gift. This collection features crafts from JDaniel4's Mom and a number of others. I tried to select wide Continue Reading

Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe- Egg Toppings Bar

hard boiled egg recipe- egg toppings bar

Leftover hard boiled eggs provide a great opportunity for children to try new foods or try combining favorite foods in a new way. We have created a hard boiled eggs recipe for a salad with bunny shaped croutons a few years ago.  We recently used some leftover hard boiled eggs to create hard boiled eggs recipe for an egg toppings bar. Each had gave Continue Reading

Making Learning Fun with Rainbows

making learning fun with rainbows

Somewhere over, under, and on rainbow children can explore learning concepts. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet arranged in arcs  just seem perfect for activities and games. I have shared a number of rainbow learning activities. Several other blogs have shared amazing ways of making learning fun with rainbows too. I thought I Continue Reading

How to Make a Leprechaun Trap

how to make a leprechaun trap with trap ideas

Every year leprechauns spread chaos and leave small green footprints in classrooms and kitchens everywhere! Well, enough is enough! We decided that we needed to create a leprechaun trap to catch the one that visits our house. I thought I would walk you through the steps we went through to create our  trap so, you can create a trap to try to catch Continue Reading

Learning Games for Kids- Jumping the Rainbow

Learning Games for Kids- Jumping the Rainbow

Learning games for kids that work on many skills are amazing. This Jumping the Rainbow game works in fine motor skills, estimating and problems solving. We played a similar game this summer at my house called Landing Spot On! Jumping the Rainbow involved trying to use a button to make a gold coin jump off a section of the rainbow and into a black Continue Reading