Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Activity

Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Activity

With the holidays rolling around, I’m getting super excited to do so many festive activities with my daughter, especially this thankful turkey activity! Now that she’s two, she has so much more awareness and understanding of what’s going on and I can’t wait to have...

12 Fun Activities to Teach Letter Recognition

12 Fun Activities to Teach Letter Recognition

Learning letters is one of the key goals kids work on throughout preschool and kindergarten. At this age, you want to teach letter recognition as a precursor to reading, which typically begins between kindergarten and 1st grade. Understanding that letters make sounds...

How to Teach About Feelings in Fun & Easy Ways

How to Teach About Feelings in Fun & Easy Ways

As children start to be more independent and opinionated, they start to feel emotions on a larger scale. Teaching children about their own and others' feelings may seem daunting, but these activities will help make it simple, fun, and easy. How do children learn about...

Letter A Printables and Activities for Preschoolers

Letter A Printables and Activities for Preschoolers

Are you struggling to come up with fun ways to teach your preschooler(s) the letter A? Learning the alphabet is the most basic level of learning to read, yet probably the most important! Just like anything you do with little ones, you want to make sure you have the...

Perfect Board Games for 2 Year Olds

Perfect Board Games for 2 Year Olds

Are you looking for board games for 2 year olds that are fun and yet still educational? Finding the right board games for your tiny family member is so important. Around 2 years old your little one finally possesses the most basic skills needed for epic game night...

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...

How to Teach Sign Language To Your Baby

How to Teach Sign Language To Your Baby

Every parent awaits the day their baby calls them mom or dad. Perhaps, the first time your baby refers to you may not be through words, but through sign language.  Babies communicate since the day they were born. They smile, frown, giggle, cry, scream, kick, and...

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...

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...

Free Printable Sight Word Flashcards

Free Printable Sight Word Flashcards

My 3-year-old daughter just recently learned all of her letter sounds! I can't take all the credit though as she's been watching this awesome Netflix show, LeapFrog Letter Factory (highly recommend!). Within a few days, she was reciting the sounds that each letter of...

15 Ways to Support Your Toddler’s Language Development

15 Ways to Support Your Toddler’s Language Development

After your little one has been babbling for months, the moment you have not-so-patiently been waiting for has finally arrived. Your little baby is growing up and has said their first word! But as your toddler’s language is developing, what exactly do you need to know...

20 Social and Language Skills Your Baby Should Know Before One

20 Social and Language Skills Your Baby Should Know Before One

Your baby has come a long way from being that tiny little newborn who could barely open his eyes or hold your hand to an active, loving, almost-toddler. The changes you've witnessed in the past few months have probably amazed you. As they get closer to 1, they have...

21 Tips to Teach Your Toddler to Talk and Develop Language

21 Tips to Teach Your Toddler to Talk and Develop Language

In my experience, life as a parent got a whole lot easier once my daughter started talking. Not just saying simple words, but actually speaking in 2-3 word phrases and full sentences. When she could express herself to get her wants and needs met, it made her much more...

12 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

12 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

Have you ever met a friend whose kids love reading? And have you ever felt that your kids should love books more, but you don't know how? Don't worry, we all feel that! Most of the parents are so busy in their lives and hectic routines that they don't get enough time...