• We were given the assignment by JDaniel’s teacher to come up with a t-shirt for him to wear to celebrate the 100th Day of school. After searching Pinterest for 100th Day of School shirt ideas, I came across a super shirt created by Really Quite Lucky. She used a Silhouette machine to create her shirt… [Continue Reading]

    100th Day of School Shirt Idea
  •       I never dreamt that JDaniel would come home with a math homework that asked him to find the vertices of each shape on the page. He is first grade! I knew he was working on geometry last week, but I thought he would be focusing on shape identification. This past weekend I… [Continue Reading]

    Geometry Practice- Sides and Vertices Aliens
  • LEGO can be used to build all kinds of things like story characters and science tools. We recently used them to work on an activity I am calling Math is Fun- Valentine’s Day LEGO Graphing. My son and I built a graphing base plate using some of the oodles of bricks he has in his room.… [Continue Reading]

    Math is Fun- Valentine’s Day LEGO Graphing
  •   What fun it is to create easy valentine’s crafts that can be display in your kitchen or classroom!  Earlier in the week I shared some My Heart is like a Zoo crafts. Today I want to share an “I Love Ewe” craft is just that kind of craft. It could easily be created and… [Continue Reading]

    Easy Valentine Crafts For Kids- I Love Ewe Sheep
  • Tying together a book with crafts and learning activities base on it is a lot of fun. Recently we did just that with the book My Heart is like a Zoo. My Heart is Like a Zoo is a wonderful children’s book that compares various animals to love. What fun it is to read just… [Continue Reading]

    Valentine’s Day Crafts- My Heart Is Like A Zoo

100th Day of School Shirt Idea

100th Day of School Shirt Idea

We were given the assignment by JDaniel’s teacher to come up with a t-shirt for him to wear to celebrate the 100th Day of school. After searching Pinterest for 100th Day of School shirt ideas, I came across a super shirt created by Really Quite Lucky. She used a Silhouette machine to create her shirt with 100 tally marks . I don’t happen to have Continue Reading

Geometry Practice- Sides and Vertices Aliens

Geometry Practice- Sides and Vertices Aliens

      I never dreamt that JDaniel would come home with a math homework that asked him to find the vertices of each shape on the page. He is first grade! I knew he was working on geometry last week, but I thought he would be focusing on shape identification. This past weekend I crafted some shape aliens. I wanted for us to have a learning activity Continue Reading

Math is Fun- Valentine’s Day LEGO Graphing

Math is Fun- Valentine's Day Lego Graphing

LEGO can be used to build all kinds of things like story characters and science tools. We recently used them to work on an activity I am calling Math is Fun- Valentine's Day LEGO Graphing. My son and I built a graphing base plate using some of the oodles of bricks he has in his room. We were able to use our LEGO graphing base plate to create bar Continue Reading

Easy Valentine Crafts For Kids- I Love Ewe Sheep

Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids- I Love Ewe

  What fun it is to create easy valentine’s crafts that can be display in your kitchen or classroom!  Earlier in the week I shared some My Heart is like a Zoo crafts. Today I want to share an “I Love Ewe” craft is just that kind of craft. It could easily be created and then hung up. It would be fun to create this Valentine’s Day craft at the Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Crafts- My Heart Is Like A Zoo

My Heart Is Like a Zoo Valentines Day Crafts

Tying together a book with crafts and learning activities base on it is a lot of fun. Recently we did just that with the book My Heart is like a Zoo. My Heart is Like a Zoo is a wonderful children’s book that compares various animals to love. What fun it is to read just how the storyteller’s heart is like each of the animals. Each illustration of Continue Reading

8 People Kids Can Give Valentines Cards

8 People Kids Can Give Valentines Cards (featured)

When you are creating or composing Valentines cards, why not choose one or two of the groups of people below to send a card to. Each of these eight groups of people would love to receive one of your Valentines cards. Kids Could Give Valentines Cards To: Veterans There many not be time left to send them to soldiers overseas, but you could Continue Reading

Activities Using Valentines For Kids

Activities Using Valentines for Kids

We happen to have lot of heart shaped cookie cutters. Some came in a set we got years ago in a gift exchange.  We have used them in lots of different ways.(Making cookies, creating fun lunches, and exploring learning concepts in sensory bins.)  We must recently used them to create a valentines for kids activity.  There were two main skills I wanted Continue Reading

Preschool Activities- Shape Sheep

Preschool Craft- Shape Sheep

This shape sheep craft is one of those preschool activities that opens the door to explore shapes and gives you a cute end product. It would be great for a farm unit, The Year of the Sheep,a nursery rhyme unit or Easter. In fact I think it would one of those preschool activities that would be fun to do after reading or singing the following Continue Reading

Paper Plate Crafts for Kids- Sheep

Paper Plate Crafts for Kids- Sheep

  I love to buy fun cup liners to liven up my son’s lunches. When I decided it would be fun to make a paper plate sheep, I found the perfect  leftover liner to use for the sheep’s face. Why did we make sheep? JDaniel asked me just that question on the day we did this craft. We did this sheep craft along with several other sheep themed activities Continue Reading

Solo Cup Craft- Valentine’s Day Alien

Solo Cup Valentine's Day Alien

If you end up with bunches of odd and ends in your crafting area or junk drawer, this Valentine’s Day craft is for you. During one of my clean out the cabinets and shelves purges, I found a bunch of things that I thought would be great for creating a Valentine’s Day sculpture.  Those odd and ends along with a red Solo cup were placed out for my son Continue Reading

LEGO Valentine’s Day Cards – Printable

LEGO Valetine's Day Card with Treats

  Last year my son was into Minions so, I made Minion Valentine’s Day cards for him to pass out to his classmates. This year JDaniel is into LEGO. I search high and low to find ideas for a LEGO Valentine's Day cards. I found one on Pinterest I really liked, but it has just been uploaded as picture. There was not  a link to the card's creator or Continue Reading