Read-Aloud Funny with my 4-year-old

My 4-year-old and I were reading a Blues Clues library book together for the first time this morning. I was reading the words, and pausing to let her name what was in the pictures for me. We got to this page, and I paused waiting for her to say “blocks”. Her answer was “rojo and […]

I Can Do It Myself! {Preschool Learning}

    One of the things that I love the most about the preschool age is watching all of the ways that my little one is learning to exercise her independence. Her newest thing is to make her own jelly sandwich, and now she can even cut it herself! She LOVES helping me out around […]

Noah’s Ark File Folder Game for Preschoolers #ece #preschool

I found a really cute Preschool File Folder Game based on the animals of Noah’s Ark the other day. I printed out all of the animals for my 3-year-old, but I wasn’t quite satisfied with the “ark” part of it, so I made my own. I made what is supposed to resemble an ark and […]

Outdoor Fun – Bubbles!

I used to hate having to play outside with the kiddos. Seriously, I had no idea what to do with them. Finally, I learned that you really don’t have to “do” that much. The key ingredients are: to relax to have fun to give yourself permission to PLAY like a kid again My kiddos are […]

Digging for Dinosaur Eggs!

Okay, we’re huge dinosaur lovers in this house – HUGE! At my son’s preschool the other day, each kid was given a chocolate chip cookie (Toll House, I think) and a toothpick. Their task was to use the toothpick to dig out all of the dinosaur eggs (chocolate chips). The idea was to give them […]