My son is anti-art. Step one, I’ve heard, is admitting there’s a problem. Well, there is. I love art projects something fierce, but my sweet boy just isn’t into it. He likes the idea of painting, always wants to get it out, but after two or three minutes of art, he’s done. Ugh. All that workContinue Reading
It was a rainy day and we were talking about where we would like to be. "The beach"one child said. A beach was created for the children to explore.
No Time for Flashcards website has great activity ideas.
Here's a really easy sorting activity I put together for Little A. Something similar was set up at our ECFE (Early Childhood Family Educatio...
What a fun gross motor activity to play after reading the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
We are back at it in 2013! We came back to a playground full of snow. Perfect for the month of January. We wasted no time doing some snow activities. Learning to put on our snow clothes is oh so fun too!! It actually went very well. By day two we had it done in 10 minutes. That's just a little less than a minute per child. :)) SUCCESS! Painting snow is so much fun! You can do it again and again and again. A few new centers were out for kids to explore. We counted "snow balls" using our…
Make a rainbow sensory writing tray for colourful, fun invitation to so mark making, practise letter formation, learn sight words and draw pictures!
Here are 4 simple one-ingredient calm down bottles for the classroom. Put them together and use them when your students need a few minutes to regroup.
Today’s activity is part of a series of A to Z everyday fine motor materials from Still Playing School where we each take something simple that is in almost every home and share a fine motor activity for either your toddler or preschooler. Our everyday material is zips! I want to show you the inspiring … … Continue reading →
1,078 Likes, 33 Comments - PLAY Based Learning (@acraftyliving) on Instagram: “DIY Button Geoboard! 👌🏼 A killer fine motor work out for Mr4 👦🏼 ~ Made with a sturdy cardboard…”
Transform your OBall into a fun heuristic play activity for your little one by getting creative with baby safe random items from around your home.
Create an intentional teaching experience with this set up, great for discussing recyclable items and processes.
I thought it would be fun to make kindness cootie catchers (or fortune tellers) for the kids to play with their friends. We wrote kindness ideas under the flaps of the fortune teller.
Who said babies have to be expensive? I am due in a few weeks with baby #3 and let me tell you that I have learned that you don't need most of the baby stuff
This homemade toy for baby is great because baby can hold it in his arm and make some noise with those bottle caps. He can pull those caps back and forth on the rope.
I made this toy for Huck--out of necessity--when he was just sitting up and absolutely loved pulling tissues or wipes out of their boxes. Talk about a pain in the neck but I came up with an idea to keep...
I’m always excited to try out new sensory play ideas with my youngest who just turned 1, what’s even better are when the activities are perfect for toddlers too so you can include some of the older siblings in on some of the hands-on fun! Check out our 15 sensory play ideas for babies that include […]