• Fun

    Night Walk Scavenger Hunt

    Are you looking for something fun to do with your family? Maybe you are having a sleepover at your house and the kids need to blow off some steam? Or you are out camping and need some evening entertainment? How about a night walk scavenger hunt? This post might contain affiliate links, which means I will earn a small commission for purchases made through links. How to do a Scavenger Hunt Print out the Scavenger Hunt Printable, grab a flashlight or lantern and a pen to mark your findings. A flashlight makes it more interesting for kids but it is also a safety precaution if you live in a bad…

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    Goldfish Math Cards

    A few days ago I posted a goldfish cracker game to practice addition. Today I want to show you another way to make counting fun: with Goldfish Math Cards. They are a great way to practice simple equations, number recognition and you can also make up your own math problems. What is in the Goldfish Math Cards File included The file includes a fishbowl page, 4 pages of task cards, and one sheet of blank cards that can be usedd to make up your own math problems. The equations are simple addition and do not go beyond number 10. Other cards are listing numbers to be counted out, which is…

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    Rhyming Dust Bunnies Book Activities

    Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas is another wonderful book by this beloved children’s book author. We meet Bob and his friends who love to rhyme. Bob though can’t find the right words and that upsets his friends. But Bob has a very good reason for his behavior: he is trying to save them! If you do not know the book you can order it from Amazon or watch the narration on YouTube. Why is rhyming so important? Rhyming is an important skill for children approaching Kindergarten. The ability to recognize and produce rhyming words is an important phonemic awareness skill – of working and playing with language and sounds.…

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    Father’s Day Printables

    Father’s Day is coming up in a few short weeks and it’s time to think about what to give Dad. Moms get a lot of sentimental gifts like poems and handmade cards and it is often assumed Dads don’t appreciate these kinds of things but my experience is rather the opposite. I have never seen a father being disappointed receiving a handmade card from their child. Here are two Father’s Day Printables, a questionnaire, and a coloring sheet for young children to do. Dad’s Portrait Print out the coloring page, give your children crayons or markers, and ask them to draw a portrait of their Dad or father figure. The…

  • Learn

    Bug Hunt and FREE Printables for Preschoolers

    Bugs are awesome! As long as they are not in my house, car, or in my line of view. They are fascinating and serve a great purpose but they can be slightly scary. Most insects in Tennessee are harmless but if you have ever been confronted with a TN centipede in your bathroom sink at 2 a.m. in the morning you know what I am talking about. However most small kids just adore beetles and Co. My daughter used to love snails when she was a toddler and always brought them into the house. So let’s go on a bug hunt! Catch some bugs! Go outside and explore. See what…

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    Let’s go on a Scavenger Hunt

    This post might contain affiliate links of items I use and recommend, which means if you make a purchase through the link I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Are you tired of social distancing? Are the kids driving you crazy with all their penned up energy and the constant demand for snacks and entertainment? Cabin fever is real. Let’s go on a scavenger hunt! Although it will be a while until we can socialize again, here is the good News: you can go outside and enjoy nature! It is good for mind and body and a fun experience for kids. There is a lot…