Top Gifts for Imagination Play

My children have amazing imaginations. My older kids still love to join my youngest in imagination play. As I consider our toys and accessories, I appreciate the fact

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Thinking Outside of the Box: Springtime Learning Ideas

These last two weeks can be defined as thinking outside of the box. To be honest, I don’t usually think it is my style. I like to go

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Monster Postcard Templates and Cardboard Mailbox Center

We created our own mail center in our schoolroom and play room because my kids love getting the mail. They love to send letters to friends, teachers, and

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DIY Princess in Black Costume

My first-grade-aged daughter has a one track mind these days. There is only one superhero she is good enough to emulate: the Princess in Black! This monster-fighting princess

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Hands-On Learning Ideas for the Coral Reef

If there is one subject that we return to in our homeschool again and again, it is that of the coral reef. My kids love Nemo, Dory, and

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Apple Busy Box Activities from Toddler to Kindergarten

From when my second child was a toddler till today, when she is a kindergartner and my third child is a toddler, I keep them busy by setting

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Super Easy No Sew Felt Corn

My most recent crafty project was a random one that I thought of as I watched my kids playing: I made some corn on the cob to go

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Favorite Characters’ Habitats Imagination Play

  Strawberry has been begging for more “Princess Preschool.” Today’s princess habitat activity was inspired by my daughters Snow Queen (aka Elsa) finger puppets. So, while we found

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Backyard Circus

  I’ve mentioned before that my preschooler loves to move! Well, when I suggested we do a circus when we were at the playground  last week, she was

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100+ Preschool Picture Book Lessons and Activities

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’ll know I love incorporating learning moments into familiar parts of our lives, especially reading favorite picture

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Our Favorite Hermit Crab Preschool Imagination Game

Every week, on laundry day, my daughter loves to climb under a laundry basket and pretend she is Hermit Crab from the Eric Carle picture book, A House

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Instruments Busy Bag

My daughter loves making noise and she is fascinated by musical instruments. When I saw a Toob of musical instruments, I knew she’d love to play with them.

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