• Learn

    Learning Activities With Dot Stickers

    Sticker learning activities – This afternoon, while I was cleaning out my kitchen drawers, I found a package of dot stickers. These little colorful stickers are not only good for yard sale price tags, they are awesome when it comes to keeping kids busy. There are countless learning activities and crafty projects you can do with dot stickers. I love them because You can buy them at almost every store for little money. They come in lots of bright colors. They are easy to peel off. You can write on them. Fine Motor Skill development I sat down with my son and together we came up with 10 learning activities…

  • Learn

    Froot Loops Activity Mats

    I designed six Froot Loops Activity Mats for preschoolers to practice color recognition, counting, and fine motor skills. They are free to download and for ages 2 and up. Young toddlers might not be able to count yet, but they can work on matching colors and the pincer grasp. Froot Loops are sweet and colorful. They are not only for breakfast but also good for crafts and activities. The ring-shaped cereal is a great medium to work with if you have kids who still stick everything in their mouths. All you need is cereal and a printer. Lots of cereal if you are working with a little snacker. If you…

  • Fun,  Learn

    Become a Junior Ranger

    Did you know every child 5 years and up can become a junior ranger with the National Park Service? Almost all National Parks in the US offer a junior ranger program on-site. There are also a lot of activities available online. Become a junior paleontologist, archeologist, or cave scientist. They even have a program linked with NASA to become a junior space flight explorer. You can also find coloring pages, activity sheets, and booklets online. Guaranteed hours of fun! We went to Stones River National Battlefield which is basically in our backyard. Here is a list of parks that offer the program on-site: click here. How to become a Junior…