22 The Very Hungry Caterpillar inspired food creations
If you have or had young kids at home, you probably are familiar with the famous kid's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. ...
Very Hungry Caterpillar Necklace Craft for Kids
Make your own very hungry caterpillar necklaces in this fun craft for kids! It’s a great way to practice fine motor skills, patterning, and creating. Be sure to add this easy craft to your Eric Carle, insect or bug, spring, or butterfly unit, or do it at the beginning of the school year! Follow our Spring …
Trash Can Old Lady
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly! This is our old lady! I made her with a flip lid trash can. Then I found an object that goes with everything that she swallowed. I hand them out to the kids. When it comes to their object in the book, then they "feed" the old lady!
Bubble Wrap Print Dinosaurs to go with Dinosaur Roar - In The Playroom
I’m back with another of our fun monthly craft challenges with my Kids Craft Stars friends. This month our theme is crafts that go along with popular picture books for kids, and we chose Dinosaur Roar which is one of R’s favourite books. We used bubble wrap printing to create dinosaurs in lots of different shapes […]
Painting Rainbows with Marshmallows
Marshmallow Rainbows - Fine Motor Art for Kids Today we pulled out a favorite activity, painting rainbows with marshmallows. We ...
Sensory Bins to Explore Nature
Nature Based Sensory Play Nature inspired play is so important in early childhood. Children learn best through exploration and hand...
Preschool Name Writing Activity
We have a preschool name writing activity that really pops! It's a fun and hands on way to practice name writing and tracing.
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Number Game for Preschoolers - Toddler Approved
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. Every month we love featuring a new author as part of our Virtual Book Club for Kids. This month we are featuring Laura Numeroff and we decided to do an activity inspired by If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. Since we are big fans of chocolate chip cookiesContinue Reading
Gross Motor Flower Color Hop
Spring Activities for Kids ~ Gross Motor Activity We're back with more spring activities for kids, a month long series with Jaime...
Prewriting Activity with Erupting Sidewalk Chalk Paint You probably know by now that I have a slight obsession with sidewalk chalk ...
Paint by Number in the Shower
Math Activity in the Shower I cannot tell you how much my boys, J-Bug (3) and JZ (5) are loving the shower activities I've been p...
Teaching Kids to Write Their Name the Fun Way! - The OT Toolbox
We are working a lot on writing lower case letters these days. My five year old has been trying so hard to write his name and is a trooper when it comes to practicing. Sometimes it’s not a child’s interest to write letters of their name (and other letters needed in handwriting, too!) This letter ... Read more