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...

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 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...

1 Year Old Milestones: Typical Development in Your New Toddler

1 Year Old Milestones: Typical Development in Your New Toddler

As your baby has been learning and growing rapidly, you've probably been seeing big changes in their development. Most toddlers reach the typical 1-year-old milestones at various times from 9-15 months. As you've watched your baby grow over the past year, you've...

Fall Fun Window Cling-Ons: A Toddler Fine Motor Activity

Fall Fun Window Cling-Ons: A Toddler Fine Motor Activity

The seasons are changing, the air is more crisp, and the leaves are turning all different colors. It’s that wonderful time of year when you can be outside with your little ones during the day and have them experience all that fall harvest has to offer. However, there...

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...