5 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Love Books

Of all the many things you can do for your child, in my opinion the best thing you can do for them is to teach them to love reading. If you child loves reading they will be able learn…anything. So having a child fall in love in with reading will give them the confidence and independence needed to take on …

3 Fun Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

Share this Post Today we’re going to show you three ways you can dye easter eggs. NOTE: Don’t clean off the shaving cream with water, it’ll wash away the dye. As a BONUS, use a permanent marker to give your easter eggs some personality by drawing silly faces on them.

S.T.E.M. Activity | Building Blocks

Share this Post Today we are doing a S.T.E.M. activity. S.T.E.M. is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. S.T.E.M. activities are great to do with your kids because the skills and knowledge in each discipline are essential for student success; but also because these fields are deeply intertwined in the real world and in how students learn …

Barnyard Round-Up Game

Share this Post We will be playing barnyard round-up. NOTE: You’ll want to make sure your milk jug and milk lids are thoroughly washed before we begin. The idea of the game is that you are all working together to get the animals in the barn. This fun game teaches counting, turn-taking, fine motor skills, sportsmanship, and patience. Have fun …

Cotton Ball Games pt2

Share this Post This is part two of our fun cotton ball games series We have 3 activities today This race is great for improving gross motor and fine motor skills, also it is a lot of fun! This game fosters creativity, breath control, and persistance Let’s get ready to paint Painting fosters creativitity, promotes self esteem, and teaches the …

Step-N-Stones

Share this Post This toy is excellent for improving balance and coordination. In order to have you child be able to walk up and down stairs, they need to be able to balance on one foot and this toy is perfect for teaching that skill. Here are 5 great ways to use step-n-stones to improve your child’s gross motor skills.

DIY Sensory Tunnel

Share this Post A sensory tunnel is a fantastic toy because it’s great for gross motor exercise and it’s great for sensory play. Sensory refers to our ability to take on new sensations in our environment. So it is important to provide you kids with a lot of sensory rich activities especially if you have a child that has a …

Fun Games with Balloon Games

We moved our ottoman into the middle of the room. Then had the kids play on either side to create the feel of a tennis court. In this activity the kids will be counting both, the dots on the dice, and counting aloud as they try and keep the balloon in the air. If you have a younger child that …