21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

At this age, children are like little sponges, picking up every bit of information about the world around them. The majority of things that your two year old learns will be through play and normal social interaction. Everyday occurrences can provide numerous learning...

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 Ways to Teach Your Preschooler Letter Sounds

12 Ways to Teach Your Preschooler 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...

Clothespin Letter Match Preschool Activity

Clothespin Letter Match Preschool Activity

I am always on the hunt for fun ways to add a little bit of learning to my daily activities with my kids. With winter still holding strong for at least another month or so it is important to find things, we can do inside. This clothespin letter match activity is...

Winter Mitten ABC Matching Free Printable

Winter Mitten ABC Matching Free Printable

Winter time is finally here! Time to break out the cool weather clothing- hats, mittens, and coats, oh my. While I don't love when the weather gets cold, the kids don't seem to mind it at all! They love getting bundled up and could still play outside for hours in the...

Free Printable Winter Snowman Letter Matching

Free Printable Winter Snowman Letter Matching

The cold weather makes it the perfect time to do some winter learning activities with my kids! I love making printable activities that teach new skills while also being fun for them. Since my kids have become obsessed with snowmen since well before the Christmas...

Winter Penguin Shape Match Free Printable

Winter Penguin Shape Match Free Printable

If you're trying to teach your toddlers or preschoolers their shapes, I have a great activity for them! This adorable winter penguin shape match game is so much fun for kids ages 18 months to 4! Depending on your child or student's developmental level, toddlers and...

Turkey Name Learning Free Printable

Turkey Name Learning Free Printable

As we gear up for the holiday season, don't forget that Thanksgiving is the last fall celebration we'll have. Time to make all things turkey for our little ones to learn new concepts and ideas. If you've been trying to teach your toddler or preschooler their name to...

Turkey Color Matching Free Printable

Turkey Color Matching Free Printable

As the Thanksgiving approaches, you're probably looking for ways to incorporate the holiday in teaching your little ones. Sometimes using festive themes like holidays can really get new concepts and ideas to stick for toddlers, preschoolers, and even older kids! This...

Turkey Counting Feathers Activity Free Printable

Turkey Counting Feathers Activity Free Printable

Fall is now in full force and we're heading toward the Thanksgiving holiday. Time to get your little one doing all the turkey activities that you've been saving until now! This simple counting activity teaches toddlers, preschoolers, and Kindergarteners one-to-one...

Pom Pom Tube Drop: Toddler Developmental Activity

Pom Pom Tube Drop: Toddler Developmental Activity

Activity Sneak Peak: Under 5 minute set-up timeRequires only THREE household itemsMulti-sensory and fine motor skillsWorks on problem-solving, cause-and-effect, counting and colorsFor ages 12 months+ This PomPom Tube Drop activity is very simple and...

Free Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers and Preschool

Free Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers and Preschool

Heading to a farm or fall festival this season? You may want to bring along a fall scavenger hunt for your toddler or preschooler to help them see and understand the new fall sights. This fall scavenger hunt is perfect for a day at a pumpkin patch, fall festival, or...

How to Teach Your Baby to Safely Get Off of a Couch or Bed

How to Teach Your Baby to Safely Get Off of a Couch or Bed

Health and safety for your child is probably one of the biggest concerns you have as a parent. Even with young babies, there are still things that you can teach them as a way to be safe. If you have an almost 1-year-old, I'm sure you're experiencing their constant...

16 Activities to Introduce Counting and Math to Your Toddler

16 Activities to Introduce Counting and Math to Your Toddler

Toddlers are learning so many new skills everyday. They're gaining and knowledge and becoming smarter with each month that passes. There are so many learning opportunities available to your little ones. Most skills and concepts they will begin teaching themselves...

12 Muffin Tin Activities for Learning New Developmental Skills

12 Muffin Tin Activities for Learning New Developmental Skills

While we've been stuck at home for quite some time, I've been trying to limit my spending on unnecessary items and that includes new toys for the kids. It seems like they're always bored with everything that they have and I'm guilty of hitting Buy Now on every new...

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...

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...

Sidewalk Chalk Shape Learning Game

Sidewalk Chalk Shape Learning Game

It feels great to be outside once again now that the weather is warm and summer is almost here! Being home with two toddlers has been exhausting, but getting them outside gives us all a break. Since toddlers and preschoolers love to move and learn, here is a great...

Free Printable Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers or Preschoolers

Free Printable Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers or Preschoolers

The warm spring and summer months call for plenty of time outdoors with your children. Toddlers and preschoolers will develop a love for the outdoors as soon as they're exposed to all the beautiful things that nature has to offer. If you're trying to come up with ways...