Find three taste-safe kids activities for preschoolers or toddlers. Great for play-based learning. Get a free printable too! These are easy and so much fun!

3 Taste-Safe Kids Activities Using Cereal

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Taste-safe kids activities can be hard to come by so we came up with three play-based learning activities using cereal. Seriously, they’re so much fun!   As a proponent of play-based learning, the question I get asked the most by parents is how to make kids activities baby-safe and taste safe. It goes without saying, toddlers […]

Download these awesome Rainbow activity printables and get bonus material! These activities promote fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, colour, word, and letter recognition and more!

Preschool Worksheets: Rainbow Play-Based Learning Activities

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Download these awesome preschool worksheets. They are centred in play-based learning and promote fine-motor skills, word and colour recognition and more!   When I think of preschool worksheets, I have a negative connotation. I have visions of little children sitting at tables in a sterile classroom working on printing. I think of decontextualized learning – […]

These dice games are excellent and helpful play based learning strategies to teach numeracy (early math). Preschoolers will learn number recognition, greater than and less than, number sequencing and more!

Dice Games for Preschoolers: Fun ways to promote numeracy

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These dice games are fun, engaging ways to teach preschoolers numeracy…   Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. The price you pay is the same. However, I receive a small commission. Right now, my kids are very interested in numbers and the alphabet. Every day, both my almost four-year-old and five-year-old enjoy manipulating magnetic letters […]

These low or no prep backyard activities use household items, are great for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. Great for play-based learning!

Low or No Prep Backyard Activities for Young Kids

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The snow in our area has finally melted. Honestly, it’s as if a massive weight has been lifted off of my shoulders. And it would seem the parents at school drop-off and around our neighbourhood are feeling a whole lot lighter too. The spring in everyone’s step is palpable. While I do love the excitement […]

Fun Bath Time Activities for a Tear-Free Bath

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My kids absolutely love jumping in the bath and splashing away. Think unabashed dolphins meet a very small body of water and you’ve got the picture. Although bath time is typically a dynamic and gleeful experience, there are times where it just isn’t. There have been a number of factors we can attribute to them just […]

When the weather isn't great, it's so nice to have screen free boredom busters up your sleeve. These screen-free kids activities are perfect for preschoolers to keep busy, play-based learning. Rainy day activities, snow day indoor activities.

Screen Free Boredom Busters for Kids

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If you live in the Northern part of the Northern hemisphere, chances are February isn’t one of the mildest months. In the places I’ve lived, this month is typified by either dark rain cloud or grey melted snow. Though I do believe there is no weather, just bad clothing, February is a month where we spend […]

Promote early literacy and play-based learning with this fishing sight word sensory bin. Perfect for early childhood education, sensory play, developing fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, letter recognition, learning the alphabet and more.

Fishing Sight Word Sensory Bin

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Currently, I’m between a rock and a hard place when it comes to my daughter’s interests, education, and stubbornness. She is very interested in early literacy. She wants to spell, write, and sound words out. However, fine motor skills are not her forte. So, we start off with an activity. I get creative. She gets […]

New Years Kids Activities: Simple ways for fun at home

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  I’m a big Holiday girl. Easter, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Christmas, you name it, I get really excited. I immediately get crafting with my kids and envisioning how the days leading up to the Holiday as well as the big day will go. There is a holiday that I’m a bit of a Scrooge, however. And, […]

After Christmas or Birthday parties there is so much gift wrap! Recycle and reuse wrapping paper with these play-based learning kids ideas! Some ideas use tissue paper others gift wrap for these kids crafts.

Kids Activities to Recycle and Reuse Wrapping Paper

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  We’ve already started opening Christmas gifts in waves. Because our family lives far away, presents have slowly arrived. It’s been great. Some of our loved ones have asked that they open their gifts immediately. That way the kids can enjoy the gifts before getting inundated Christmas morning. ALREADY I’m overwhelmed with the wrapping paper. […]