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Friday, February 23, 2024

March Play Calendar: Daily Activity Ideas for Toddlers & Preschoolers {+ Free PDF}

Do you want to do activities with your kids each day but you have no idea where to start? Don't worry there's lots of parents in exactly the same position, which is why I'm putting together monthly kids play calendars to make it easy for you to create a month of fun for your kids at home or in the classroom.

The March activity calendar focuses on St Patrick's Day, rainbows and Easter themed ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and school kids. The activities include a mix of art and craft, sensory, science and play ideas as well as books to read aloud during the month. March also includes Read Across America Day where most schools have dress up days, if you need some costume inspiration check out our book character costume ideas.

Each activity is explained in detail below, including how you can extend or adjust the activity based on your child's age. You can also download our free interactive march activity calendar pdf with links to instructions for every activity to save for future reference.

finding myself young March 2024 play calendar.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Torn Paper Rainbow Craft {+ Free Printable Template}

This torn paper rainbow craft is the perfect craft to do at home or in the classroom when children are learning about colours, the weather, spring or St Patrick's Day! 

With just a few simple craft supplies and our free printable rainbow outline template your kids can create a colourful masterpiece in no time. Plus it's a great way to build important fine motor skills.

torn paper rainbow craft.
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

E is for Ernie: Letter E Craft

Make learning the letter E fun and engaging with our adorable Ernie inspired letter E craft. This easy craft project brings Sesame Street to life as children create their very own Ernie masterpiece in the shape of the letter E. Perfect for teaching letter recognition of the letter E and building fine motor skills.

I've put together a free printable template you can use to make this craft even easier for young children. This is a great activity to incorporate into your letter of the week learning for letter E, either at home or in the classroom.

letter E Ernie craft.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

E is for Elmo: Letter E Craft

Kids will love learning the letter E with our adorable Elmo inspired letter E craft. This easy and engaging project brings Sesame Street to life as children create their very own Elmo masterpiece in the shape of the letter E. Perfect for teaching early literacy in a fun and creative way and building fine motor skills.

I've put together a free printable template you can use to make this craft even easier for young children. This is a great activity to incorporate into your letter of the week learning for letter E either at home or in the classroom.

letter E Elmo craft for kids.

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

February Activity Ideas for Toddlers & Preschoolers + Free Play Calendar PDF

Do you want to do activities with your kids each day but you have no idea where to start? Don't worry there's lots of parents in exactly the same position, which is why I'm putting together monthly kids play calendars to make it easy for you to create a month of fun for your kids at home or in the classroom, for every month of the year.

The February activity calendar focuses on hearts, Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year and alphabet themed ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and school kids. The activities include a mix of art and craft, sensory, science and play ideas as well as books to read aloud during the month.

Each activity is explained in detail below, including how you can extend or adjust the activity based on your child's age. You can also download our free interactive February activity calendar pdf with links to instructions for every activity to save for future reference.

February play calendar 2024.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Pop It Valentine's Day Gift Labels {Free Printable}

If you need to put together class gifts for Valentine's Day and you want to gift something that's actually useful and kids will love then give them their very own pop it toys or keyrings. Not only are they adorable, they can also be used as fidget toys in the classroom or home, as decorations on their school bags and for many educational activities.

You can get pop it fidgets or pop it keyrings in bulk and add my free printable you make my heart pop! Valentine's labels to create a cost effective gift both children and parents will appreciate.

free printable pop it Valentine's labels.

Friday, January 19, 2024

I Love You To Pieces Craft {+ Free Printable}

This torn paper I love you to pieces craft is a fun hands-on craft that helps children to enhance their fine motor skills and express their creativity. The finished piece makes an adorable sentimental gift for loved ones for Valentine's Day or Mothers Day.

Children of all ages will love being able to tear up paper and create their own masterpiece. I've also created a free printable I love you to pieces template you can download to make the craft even easier.

I love you to pieces craft.
Friday, January 12, 2024

I Love You To Pieces Puzzle Card {+ Free Printable Template}

If you're looking for a fun and creative handmade card the kids can make for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day or birthdays, download our free printable I love you to pieces puzzle card template and get crafting. The kids will have loads of fun cutting, gluing and creating and they'll have a one of a kind sentimental gift when they're done.

I love you to pieces card template.
Monday, January 1, 2024

January {Winter} Play Activity Ideas for Toddlers & Preschoolers + Free Play Calendar PDF

I'm putting together monthly play activity schedules to make it easy for you to create a month of fun for your kids at home or in the classroom, every month of the year.

The January Winter activity calendar focuses on snowman and snow themed ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and school kids. The activities include a mix of art and craft, science and sensory play ideas as well as books to read aloud during the month.

Each activity is explained in detail below, including how you can extend or adjust the activity based on your child's age. You can also download our free interactive January Winter activity calendar pdf with links to instructions for every activity to save for future reference.

January winter play calendar.

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

Popsicle stick snowflakes are a super easy, affordable and fun way for children to create their own handmade decorations. They're fun to make during winter or at Christmas time and let kids recreate the sparkly magic of snowflakes inside to brighten up the house. Follow our easy step by step instructions to learn how make your own popsicle stick snowflakes with your kids.

popsicle stick snowflakes