Tag Archive: Preschool Activities

Back-to-School Picture Frame

Back-to-School Picture FrameShow off your kid’s first day of school photo with this adorable back-to-school picture frame. We’ve partnered with Imperial Sugar to bring you this fun craft that your kids can help you create! We sharpened pencils to different lengths to go around the frame, and sealed them with a special homemade decoupage made with Imperial…

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Letter I Craft — I is for Iguana

We are continuing FUN WITH LETTERS series with a cute Iguana craft. It’s a super simple activity for your young learners. My kids enjoyed making a tale for Iguana the most. Supplies needed for letter I craft Green construction paper 2 googly eyes 1 green pipe cleaner Small peace of red pipe cleaner Glue Scissors…

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Fun First Day of School Traditions

back to school ideasCan you believe the first day of school is almost here?!   Let’s make some Fun First Day of School Traditions to start the school year!  Since school starts so soon, we’ve been thinking a lot about back to school traditions. Our older boys have always reluctantly participated in my first day of school picture taking,…

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How to Teach Your Preschooler To Read

Creating a Strong Foundation for ReadingHave you ever wondered how to teach your preschooler to read? Creating a strong foundation for reading in preschool years is vital for a child’s future success. Studies show that children need writing to help them learn to read, they need reading to help them learn to write, and they need oral language skills to help…

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Kids Bored in the Summer? Here are 15 Things To Do!

kids bored in summerWhat do you do when your kids are bored in the summer?   How can you keep them occupied?   It can be a struggle to beat boredom, but we have some ideas! First of all, remember that boredom is a good thing.  It gives our kids a chance to entertain themselves.  It lets them keep…

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Feed the Shark Sensory Bag

Feed the Shark Sensory Bag-1 copyWe are having so much fun with these Shark Week activities for kids! Today, we’re sharing how to make a Feed the Shark Sensory Bag. We love sensory bags for kids because they are a fun way to explore different senses. This one includes an activity that kids will enjoy — feeding fish to a…

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Shark Paper Plate Craft

Shark Craft for KidsIt’s Shark Week and we’re excited to share shark activities for kids all week long! This shark paper plate craft is perfect for kids big and little. They can customize the shark however they’d like, adding fun decorations to make their own unique creation. Shark Paper Plate Craft Here’s what you need to make our…

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Shark Activities and Crafts

We look forward to Shark Week every year, and the best way to celebrate is by making the coolest, funnest shark activities and crafts for kids. Whether you’re planning a Shark Week party or creating a shark learning unit, these shark recipes, printables, and crafts are just what you need! Shark Week Ideas for Kids…

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Kids Crafts: DIY Bird Feeder

We have the perfect craft project for kids to make this summer or fall – this DIY Bird Feeder could not be easier! It’s an activity they will love to make as well as watch the birds eating for hours! Add this to your summer bucket list of things to do! Even though my boys…

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Easy to Make Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask

Paper Plate Spider-Man MaskIn this post, learn how to make a simple and fun Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask for your child’s imaginative play. It’s perfect for young web slingers…especially preschool-aged web slingers! Paper Plate Spider-Man Mask Are you ready for the new Spider-Man movie coming out soon? My little superheroes love to pretend they are Spider-Man, and this…

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Ice Cream Coloring Pages {Free Kids Printable}

Ice Cream Coloring Pages Free PrintableWhile these ice cream coloring pages won’t cool you down on a hot day they will bring in some fun! Sharpen those coloring pens as we will be having some chilling fun with coloring pages! Ice Cream Coloring Pages I love, LOVE, ice cream! My favourites are cookie and raspberry (with chocolate) so I’d probably…

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Easy Paper Plate Minion Craft

Paper Plate Minion CraftAre you excited for the new Despicable Me 3 movie? I have to say…Despicable Me is one of my favorite kid movie series. It’s super clever and the minions are hilarious! To celebrate, we made a fun paper plate minion craft! It’s easy, colorful, and requires only basic craft supplies. Easy Paper Plate Minion Craft My 4-year-old…

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How to Make Craft Stick Fireworks Art

Craft Stick Fireworks ArtIndependence Day is just around the corner! Craft Stick Fireworks Art is the perfect 4th of July craft for kids. It’s easy, sparkly, and fun! Craft Sticks Fireworks Art Are you excited to watch the fireworks with your kids? There is nothing better than watching their eyes widen with wonder at the magnificent colors, shapes,…

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How to Make a Simple Paper Plate Marble Maze

Paper Plate Marble MazeSometimes you just need a quick and easy activity for kids. This paper plate marble maze uses basic paper straws and glue. It’s perfect for car rides, lazy afternoons, or a quick STEM activity for school. Paper Plate Marble Maze When the kids are bored and you feel out of ideas, paper plates always come…

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Superhero {Inspired} Coloring Pages

Web Warrior a spiderman inspired superhero coloring pageGet your boys coloring! Here are some recreations of our favorite superheros. Coloring is a great way to help your kids develop pre-writing skills.  They learn how to control their crayons as they stay within the lines (or not – ha!). Too often coloring pages are cutesy.  Not something my boys want to get crazy…

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Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft

Cupcake Liner TurtleDo your kids love turtles? If so, they will adore this Easy Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft! It’s simple, fun and only requires basic, minimal supplies. Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft Cupcake liner crafts are easy and fun for kids of all ages. Using a green cupcake liner to make a turtle was a natural choice, but…

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Surprise Watercolor Drawings

Surprise Watercolor Drawings are a fun way to paint! Kids can make their creations, give them to a friend, and watch as their friend uncovers the magic drawing using watercolor paint! We’ve partnered with Imperial Sugar to bring you this fun activity, featuring sugar glue that you can make at home!   Surprise Watercolor Drawings…

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Ocean Coloring Pages {Free Printable}

Ocean Coloring PagesLet’s dive into the deep with these ocean coloring pages! And when kids are done coloring they can do some simple and super fun  word  tracing. Your kids can color these the usual way or they can take it to a whole new level with textured coloring. Ocean Coloring Pages These will be perfect for…

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Super Easy Sharpie Rock Art

Sharpie Rock ArtRock hunting is all the rage! Kids of all ages will love using Sharpie markers to create super easy Sharpie Rock Art. Sharpie Rock Art Until last year, my kids and I didn’t know rock hunting was a popular family activity. One day, we were walking in a park when my son spotted a bright yellow…

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Unicorn Slime

Thank you to Elmer’s for sponsoring this blog post. I received compensation and free product from Elmer’s in exchange for writing this post. All opinions are my own. Unicorn Slime is one of our favorite borax-free slime recipes. My kids are obsessed with slime and unicorns, so what’s better than combining their two favorite things…

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15 Letter B Activities

15 Letter B ActivitiesMy son’s name starts with the letter B, so it is a letter he mastered early and quickly. He was always really excited to see the letter B on things and was quick to point it out. For my daughter though (whose name starts with a P) she had no exceptional interest in the letter….

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Space Mazes {Free Kids Printable}

Sharpen the pens and find the solution to these “out of this world” space mazes! I for one can never get enough of printable mazes  I could easily solve them all day long! Free Printable Space Mazes These are great for some no strings attached fun or they can also be used as a fun…

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B Is For Bear — Letter B Craft

This letter B craft is perfect for kids who love animals. Making animal crafts is a good way to engage kids while learning a new letter. So let’s make a bear with the letter B. To add a sensory element to this activity, we chose to work with craft felt. It made the bear feel and look…

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30 American Flag Crafts

American Flag Crafts FeaturedThese American flag crafts offer so many creative ideas for celebrating the Fourth of July.  The kids can help with these Fourth of July DIY flag crafts that are great for decorating for any party. We have other Fourth of July crafts and activities available, but today is a focus on flags.  American Flag Crafts…

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30+ Indoor Games for Kids

30 Stuck Inside Games for Kids - Kids Activities BlogThere are always days when kids are stuck inside to play.  Often it is due to weather, but there are tons of other reasons why outdoor play may not be an option! That is why we have collected over 30 Stuck Inside Games to play. Check out these fun indoor activities for kids.  Indoor Activities That…

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A Is For Angel — Letter A Craft

This Letter A Craft is the perfect way to help kids begin learning the alphabet. They will have easier time learning their letters and making phonetic connections when provided with activities that are engaging. Making an angel as a letter A craft is a fun way to introduce the very first alphabet letter. It’s a really…

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How to Help Your Kids with Their Homework Without Doing it Yourself

Helping your child with homework without doing it yourself!This post is in partnership with Sylvan Learning. There’s a fine line between helping your kids with their homework and doing it for them.  As a busy mom, I get it… After a long day, the last thing I want to be doing at 7 pm is trying to figure out how to solve a…

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Silly Straw Bead Threading Busy Bag

This Silly Straw Bead Threading Busy Bag is a great way for preschoolers to practice sorting by color and work on fine motor skills at the same time.This Silly Straw Bead Threading Busy Bag is sure to keep preschoolers busy while teaching them how to sort colors and strengthen fine motor skills. Busy Bags are a great way to keep preschoolers occupied whether you use them while eating out, during appointments, or just a quick activity to have on hand for those moments…

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Printable Random Acts of Kindness Cards

Printable random acts of kindness cards are a fun activity for the whole family! Step outside your comfort zone and teach your children the importance of being kind by inspiring them to serve others. We are so excited to partner with Random Acts, a one-of-a-kind hidden camera show from BYUtv that “pranks” unsuspecting participants each week through a random act…

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Lemon Essential Oil Playdough To Cure Your Bad Mood

Bad Day Playdough with Lemon Essential OilAt my house, we love making playdough, and we decided it would be fun  to make lemon essential oil playdough to make us feel better when we’re feeling a little down. Lemon essential oil is said to make you feel more energetic, happy, and even help improve your memory.  So, why not let your kids…

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