• As shared earlier in the week in my Educational Games- Color Sorting Turtles, learning games for kids that feature movie, book, or television characters catch children’s interest. Just as in that post I went with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In this post I only focused on one Ninja Turtle called Raphael who wears a… [Continue Reading]

    Learning Games for Kids- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle
  • Turtle balancing is one of those experiments for kids that looks easy, but is tricky.  Coming up with ways to balance them is easy, but what ways will work. It is easier to get them tumble than it is to get them to all stay stacked. We found two way that worked right away coming… [Continue Reading]

    Science Experiments for Kids- Turtle Balancing
  • Taking characters like the Teenage Ninja Turtles that kids are excited about  and using them in educational games peaks children’s interest in the skills covered in the game. This educational game invites children to sort through a bowl of treasures and match them to each turtle’s mask. Each of the treasures in this game are intentionally… [Continue Reading]

    Educational Games- Color Sorting Turtles
  •   Kids crafts done with vegetable stamps are a lot of fun. We found potato is the perfect shape for carving a turtle shell to stamp  to place on a paper turtles back. We also found that sometimes the shell gets right on the turtle’s back and other times the shell can be slightly coming… [Continue Reading]

    Kids Crafts- Potato Print Turtles
  • While this kindergarten activity may simply look like blowing water around a blue plastic block, it is so much more than that. This kindergarten activity explores what will happen when you blow an object from various areas around the object. Each of those areas represents a positional words that kids in kindergarten need to learn.… [Continue Reading]

    Kindergarten Activity-Exploring Positional Words

Learning Games for Kids- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Learning Games for Kids- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

As shared earlier in the week in my Educational Games- Color Sorting Turtles, learning games for kids that feature movie, book, or television characters catch children's interest. Just as in that post I went with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In this post I only focused on one Ninja Turtle called Raphael who wears a red head band. Teenage Continue Reading

Science Experiments for Kids- Turtle Balancing

Science Experiments for Kids- Turtle Balancing

Turtle balancing is one of those experiments for kids that looks easy, but is tricky.  Coming up with ways to balance them is easy, but what ways will work. It is easier to get them tumble than it is to get them to all stay stacked. We found two way that worked right away coming up with more was challenge. Making this set of balancing turtle was Continue Reading

Educational Games- Color Sorting Turtles

Educational Games- Color Sorting Turtles

Taking characters like the Teenage Ninja Turtles that kids are excited about  and using them in educational games peaks children's interest in the skills covered in the game. This educational game invites children to sort through a bowl of treasures and match them to each turtle's mask. Each of the treasures in this game are intentionally small. Continue Reading

Kids Crafts- Potato Print Turtles

KIds Crafts- Potato Print Turtles

  Kids crafts done with vegetable stamps are a lot of fun. We found potato is the perfect shape for carving a turtle shell to stamp  to place on a paper turtles back. We also found that sometimes the shell gets right on the turtle's back and other times the shell can be slightly coming off the turtle kind of like the turtle is walking out Continue Reading

Kindergarten Activity-Exploring Positional Words

Kindergarten Activity Exploring Positional Words

While this kindergarten activity may simply look like blowing water around a blue plastic block, it is so much more than that. This kindergarten activity explores what will happen when you blow an object from various areas around the object. Each of those areas represents a positional words that kids in kindergarten need to learn. During this Continue Reading

15 Awesome Preschool Activities with Water

15 Awesome Preschool Activities with Water

This week I have been sharing some of my favorite preschool activities with water on Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. I didn't want you to miss out on getting to see some of them. Here are 15 awesome preschool activities with water that I really love.  Each would be fun for preschooler, their older siblings, and even for their parents to explore Continue Reading

Science Ideas- Water Flowing High and Low

Science Ideas- Water Flowing High and Low

  Sometimes science ideas like this one for watering flowing high and low come from a desire to understand a scientific concept. Sometimes science ideas come from seeing something in nature.  Sometimes science ideas come from an experiment you have seen done and remember you wanted to do them someday. Sometimes science ideas come from going Continue Reading

Easy Experiments- Measuring Forms of Water

Easy Experiments- Measuring Forms of Water

  This week  I am sharing be water, water everywhere. Easy experiments and explorations with water will be shared here on the blog as well as on Pinterest, Facebook, and Google +. There will even be water related pictures shared on Instagram. I hope you will stop by each of these venues to check out them out. Some of the posts will be the Continue Reading

Cool Science Experiments- Polar Ice Fishing

Fun Science- Polar Ice Fishing

  We love exploring water and ice at our house, these cool experiments use both. We placed four animals from a  Safari Ltd Arctic TOOB into old applesauce cups with water and frozen them. The plan was to try to fish our animal icebergs out of a pan with yarn, a chopstick and one kitchen item. I had read that this experiment would work if Continue Reading

Fun for Kids: Ice Play- The Sunday Showcase

Fun for Kids: Ice Play ( The Sunday Showcase)

With the weather hot and steamy here in South Carolina, we have been looking for ways to keep cool. One of our favorite ways to play with water and ice. I looked through the amazing posts linked up on The Sunday Showcase for posts that  featured fun for kids with frozen water or ice play. I found several wonderful posts that will be fun for kids to Continue Reading

Popsicle Molds, a Recipe and a Giveaway

Popsicle Molds, A Recipe and A Giveaway

  This is a sponsored post. Although you can have a frozen ice pops all during the year, summer seems to be the most popular time to create and enjoy them. JDaniel’s kindergarten class had them several times before school got out. He would come home and tell me about the sugary ice pop he had enjoyed as a snack during recess. More times than Continue Reading