One essential aspect of preschool is developing the fine motor skills needed for handwriting. While sometimes this looks like a paper and a pencil, sometimes it’s simply giving them the tools to play constructively.
There are some awesome and thrifty ways to teach the alphabet to kids. Read More
These dot and dab activities are another fun, colorful way to teach the alphabet. Using bingo dabbers, kids can easily learn to recognize their letters.
Play dough mats are the perfect grab-and-go activity. They are also a great multi-sensory tool for teaching because they engage the hands, as well as, the mind. Read More
My heart goes out to everyone who has been impacted by the Corona virus. Therefore, knowing a lot of families are now in a situation where their kids are in need of education at home, I want to share a few things that might benefit families of preschool-aged kids. Read More
When we are teaching our kids the alphabet we are actually asking them to memorize three things about each letter: the uppercase, lowercase, and coordinating letter sound. Read More
Clip cards are such an easy activity to whip together for kids that learn from multi-sensory activities. These kids benefit from busy hands at the same time their mind is working. Read More
I put together this hands-on, Animal Habitats Busy book to clarify some of my three-old’s interesting thoughts about where animals live. Of course, she has been quite relieved to learn that alligators, large snakes, and lions prefer not to live in Oregon Read More
One thing I love about Oregon is that winter’s don’t last too long. A few crocus flowers are starting to open and I am going to go out on a hopeful limb and share a Spring-themed Busy Book. (If not only to keep these spring vibes alive.) 😉