How to Homeschool a 4-Year-Old: What You Need to Know to Get Started

How to Homeschool a 4-Year-Old: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Preschool is an amazing time in a child's life, and it's the time when you focus on preparing your child's school readiness. Homeschooling is a great idea because it allows you to customize your child's learning. Learning how to homeschool a 4-year-old is easier than...

First Week of Preschool or Pre-K Counting Mats (Free Printable)

First Week of Preschool or Pre-K Counting Mats (Free Printable)

After a long, hot summer, I bet you can't wait to get back into the classroom and meet your new kids! Preschool is a time for learning and discovery and most students will be eager to get started too. Preschool and Pre-K students are just starting to make sense of...

Free Printable First and Last Day of Preschool Signs

Free Printable First and Last Day of Preschool Signs

Preschool is the start of your child's educational journey and a big milestone for both children and parents. I created these first day of preschool and last day of preschool signs as a way to remember those special days. Download and print these FREE printable signs...

16 Back to School Printables Your Kids Will Love

16 Back to School Printables Your Kids Will Love

It's time to head back to school, and these back-to-school printables will get your kids (or students) ready for the school year ahead. Back-to-school printables are the perfect way to open up the school year. If you're a teacher, these printables help decorate your...

41 Fun Halloween activities and Games for Young Kids

41 Fun Halloween activities and Games for Young Kids

Halloween is right around the corner and it is time to start planning some fun Halloween activities for your preschooler! Your kiddos will love to be able to participate in all of the fun Halloween activities this season. As you may know, I love any reason to combine...

31 Back to School Crafts for Preschoolers

31 Back to School Crafts for Preschoolers

Back to school time is almost here! I love the first week of school and all of the fun that comes with it. I’ve always enjoyed combing through the school supply aisles for the cutest notebooks, pencil cases, and pens.  Although going back to school can be fun for...

The Best Tips to Teach Sight Words to Kindergarteners

The Best Tips to Teach Sight Words to Kindergarteners

It’s important for beginning readers to develop a bank of sight words to support their early reading. If you’re wondering how to teach sight words to kindergarteners and preschoolers, it’s a task that can be done, but it will definitely take time. Read on for some...

Letter T Printables: Alphabet Learning Worksheets for Preschoolers

Letter T Printables: Alphabet Learning Worksheets for Preschoolers

The alphabet is one of the most basic skills that a preschooler will learn. Teaching them letter by letter with various worksheets, crafts, and sensory activities is a great way to learn each letter while simultaneously working on other skills. If you're working your...

50 Ocean Themed Activities for Preschoolers

50 Ocean Themed Activities for Preschoolers

Summer is here and even if you aren’t headed to the beach the warmer weather is a good excuse to teach your preschoolers about the ocean! The ocean is so fun to teach about because there are countless plants and animals for your preschooler to learn about and...

25 Fourth of July Activities for Preschoolers

25 Fourth of July Activities for Preschoolers

The Fourth of July is such a fun time to celebrate our country and freedom with friends and family. I love being able to incorporate holidays with learning for my preschoolers, especially this one in the summer.  Sometimes it can be challenging to find fun and...

Summer Bucket List for Kids in 2021

Summer Bucket List for Kids in 2021

Summer is nearly here! That means it is time for water parks, hiking, swimming, camping, and more. With all your amazing ideas to complete with your kids this summer, you may be looking for a way to keep all those ideas organized. Summer is all about fun and you don't...

14 Easy and Fun Dinosaur Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers

14 Easy and Fun Dinosaur Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers

There is just something about dinosaurs that appeals to children of all ages, but especially to preschoolers and toddlers. If your kids are anything like mine, you may often be scouring the internet for ideas, and while your kiddos may not be quite ready to study...

Roll the Dice Movement Break Activity for Preschoolers

Roll the Dice Movement Break Activity for Preschoolers

It is so important to keep your preschooler moving when they are stuck inside. While there are plenty of Pinterest-worthy activities out there sometimes you just need something simple. This DIY dice movement break activity for preschoolers requires minimal materials...

Beginning Sounds Worksheets – Free Printable for Preschool

Beginning Sounds Worksheets – Free Printable for Preschool

Most preschoolers are ready to start learning letters and the sounds that they make by the time they are 3 years old. They will learn to develop phonemic awareness (listening for a sound in a word) and have an understanding of phonics (associating a letter with that...

Spell Your Name Exercise Free Printable for Preschoolers

Spell Your Name Exercise Free Printable for Preschoolers

The weather is getting warmer, and that means more time outside! While this is an exciting time for parents and kids everywhere, the question remains on what exactly to do outside. Your preschooler will often like to have free reign outdoors, exploring and discovering...

How to Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike Using a Balance Bike

How to Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike Using a Balance Bike

If your child is old enough to start cycling with you, you'll need to get them started! In this article you'll learn how to teach a kid to ride a bike using a balance bike, which is the best approach for younger children. My husband and I are both passionate cyclists....

How Does Reading Improve Speech for Your Child

How Does Reading Improve Speech for Your Child

Delayed speech in babies and toddlers can be worrying for parents, but life can be easier if you start treatment at a younger age. When you sign your little one up for speech therapy for kids with a trained speech-language pathologist, one of the first pieces of...

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children’s Development

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children’s Development

Children don’t just play for fun; they play to learn. Research shows that playing in any way helps develop core cognitive, social and creative skills, but the benefits of outdoor play for children's development are infinite. The playground and outdoor play satisfies a...

12 Tips to Help Your Preschooler Learn Letters and Letter Sounds

12 Tips to Help Your Preschooler Learn Letters and Letter Sounds

Preschoolers are fast learners because they are energetic and curious to get answers about anything they see or hear. Parents and caregivers should use this never-ending curiosity to help them learn letters and letter sounds. Parents can create simple preschool...