The last thing any parent wants is to buy gifts that will only be shoved aside and forgotten. Here you will find the best Christmas gifts for kids. Below you will find play-based learning toy ideas and what aspects of learning they facilitate. My kids' toys seemingly reproduce overnight. There are toys in every room upstairs, toys in the living room, and toys … [Read more...] about Give the Gifts with the Most Play Value
Looking for simple and gorgeous Fall crafts for kids? These kids activities are simple and AWESOME! Many are rooted in play-based learning. Autumn hits and I get the itch to craft. The audacious colours of Fall are truly inspiring. The only 'problem' is that this year, September and October have been incredibly mild. Don't get me wrong, we have lapped up the … [Read more...] about 11 Stunning Fall Leaf Crafts You’ll Want to do with Your Kids
Are your children or students interested in dinosaurs? Find an amazing preschool worksheet package filled with activities about dinosaurs for kids. All of them are centred in play-based learning! These are perfect for kids in kindergarten too. Last Saturday, my husband brought our four-year-old son to a nature museum which contained exhibits on basically every … [Read more...] about Dinosaurs for Kids: Play-Based Learning Activities with Printable Pack
10 + solar system worksheets to promote play-based learning! These printables are free, fun and focus on numeracy, literacy, STEM, and sensory learning. Great for astronomy teaching units for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and older kids too! After hours of playing outside, colouring cardboard boxes, painting with chalk paint, playing t-ball, and riding their … [Read more...] about Solar System Worksheets: Free printables for preschoolers and older kids too!
These simple outdoor kids activities are an incredible way to promote laughter and in your front yard or the park. They are low or no prep, easy and perfect to invite the neighbourhood kids to join in the fun! Summer vacation is in full swing and we are soaking up as much outdoor play time as possible. Parks, beaches, our backyard, patio and front yard have … [Read more...] about Simple Outdoor Kids Activities for Laughter and Fun