11 Activities to Practice Pincer Grasp with Your Baby

11 Activities to Practice Pincer Grasp with Your Baby

A baby will go through many different developmental stages as they grow and develop new skills. One of the milestones that you will see emerge is their use of pincer grasp, a basic fine motor skill. Fine motor skills involve the small muscles in the hands and fingers,...

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

Sensory bottles can be a calming experience for your little one. They're great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers or any child who loves visually stimulating objects. The great thing is you don't have to buy them! Instead, you can save money and make them yourself at...

10 Books to Teach Your Toddler About Diversity and Equality

10 Books to Teach Your Toddler About Diversity and Equality

Children can start noticing differences in the appearance of others at a very young age as they typically gravitate to others who look like mom, dad, or people that they see regularly. Teaching children about cultural and racial differences should also start from a...

18 Tips to Get Your Baby or Toddler Walking

18 Tips to Get Your Baby or Toddler Walking

It's been so much fun watching your baby learn and grow this past year. You’ve already seen them go from babbling and starting to sit up on their own to crawling all over the house and getting into anything and everything. If your baby is getting...

12 Inspiring Homeschool Desk Ideas

12 Inspiring Homeschool Desk Ideas

Are you looking for homeschool desk ideas to create a useful space for homeschooling? Creating a productive environment for your kids that makes them feel comfortable and keeps them organized is key. It doesn't have to feel like traditional school. In fact, you should...

14 Sensory Room Ideas: Create a Calming Space

14 Sensory Room Ideas: Create a Calming Space

All children, whether they have special needs or not, benefit from sensory activities. Adding a sensory room to your home or school is a great way to provide kids with a sensory experience to help regulate their emotions. When creating this space for your child, make...

Easter Egg Letter Match

Easter Egg Letter Match

I don't know about yours, but since my kids were about 1 year old, they were obsessed with Easter eggs. They would have Easter egg hunts all year round in the house and used them for a variety of imaginary purposes. There are a multitude of activities that you can do...

20+ Best Books for 2 Year Olds

20+ Best Books for 2 Year Olds

Reading with your toddler is one of the best things you can do together. It helps your child learn new skills and vocabulary, while spending some much needed time with you. One thing parents never have to worry about is reading TOO much with their toddler. By making...

21 Best Books for 1-Year-Olds You Need on Your Bookshelf

21 Best Books for 1-Year-Olds You Need on Your Bookshelf

Reading is one of the best things that you can do with your children throughout their lives. It's never too early or too late to start reading to your little one. Finding new books that pique their interest is key to making reading an enjoyable and fun part of their...

16 Fun Easter Worksheets for Kindergarten

16 Fun Easter Worksheets for Kindergarten

Easter is the perfect time to bring out some new worksheets and activities to encourage learning. Kindergarteners are working on early literacy and math skills, so grab some fun Easter worksheets for kindergarten kids! I always look for new Easter activities for my...

7 Best Toys for Babies Learning to Stand

7 Best Toys for Babies Learning to Stand

All parents want to buy great toys that foster their baby's development. As your baby gets older, they get closer to taking their first steps, and you'll want to buy some toys for babies learning to stand to help foster this milestone. Babies need purposeful...

12 Sight Word Bingo Printables for Your New Reader

12 Sight Word Bingo Printables for Your New Reader

As your child learns how to read, figuring out sight words is a big part of that. Learning how to read from phonics is often recommended, but many kids find sight words easier, and if your child needs some help, try downloading a free sight word bingo printables....

17 Best Toys for Learning Letters: Early Learning Toys

17 Best Toys for Learning Letters: Early Learning Toys

Kids learn faster when they have fun, and most parents want their children to have interactive toys for learning letters. Not all alphabet learning toys are equal. Honestly, some won't teach your child anything. That's why you need to pick the right ones. It's...

16 Scissor Skill Printables for Preschoolers

16 Scissor Skill Printables for Preschoolers

Preschoolers love to use scissors and practice this new skill. Learning how to use scissors and cut takes a lot of time, and parents can offer scissor skill printables to help give their kids plenty of practice. My kids love using scissors, and I've found that if you...

Winter Sensory Bin with Fake Snow: A Winter Activity

Winter Sensory Bin with Fake Snow: A Winter Activity

As the temperatures dip lower, I'm always on the search for easy activities that my kids, and one of my kids' favorite things to do is play with a sensory bin. I made a winter sensory bin with fake snow, and it was a huge hit for my kids. I saw a bag of fake...

10 ADHD Hand Toys Little Kids Love

10 ADHD Hand Toys Little Kids Love

Kids often struggle to sit still and focus, especially if they have ADHD or anxiety. Grabbing some ADHD hand toys or fidget toys are a great way to help your child calm down and relax whether at home, school, or in the car. The great thing is that most fidget toys are...

23 Fun and Simple Fall Activities for Toddlers

23 Fun and Simple Fall Activities for Toddlers

Keeping your toddler busy while stuck at home can be a struggle, but there are ways to both occupy them while helping their little minds to grow and learn. Now that fall is here, it's time to start teaching your little one about the new fall sights, sounds, and...

Teach Scissor Skills by Cutting Play-Doh

Teach Scissor Skills by Cutting Play-Doh

Using scissors is a skill that preschoolers need to know, and one of the best ways to practice this is by cutting Play-Doh with your toddler. If your toddlers are like mine, anytime I bring out Play-Doh or make a batch of homemade playdough, they go crazy. They spend...

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...