Promote play-based learning with this fun solar system for kids activity! It comes with a free printable packet as well as bonus materials for more ways to play! Perfect for preschoolers, kindergarteners, or any early childhood educators!

Solar System for Kids Activities Including Free Printables

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These Solar system for kids activities are fun, rooted in play-based learning, and easy to set up! Get a free printable and teach kids about outer space too.   “We’re counting down, “the engine’s on. “The time is now “to rocket. “Rocket. “Rocket.”   As I sat typing at my computer, my kids were seemingly […]

Learn with Shopkins! These little manipulatives are PERFECT for teaching counting, number recognition, basic addition and subtraction. Don't have shopkins? No worries any miniatures work well. Click through to get your free printable. Play-based learning, learning through play

Learn with Shopkins: Teach Numeracy Using Manipulatives

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  Learn with Shopkins? Rewind to the end of December last year and I would have laughed at this title. It was around that time that I wrote a post about minimizing and organizing toys. In it, I wrote something along the lines of, “I would imagine my daughters Shopkins have a short shelf life […]

Fun Play-Based Learning Ideas Using YARN!

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There are countless ways to create crafts and play-based learning ideas using yarn. Not only that, these kids activities are beautiful and interesting!   Never would I have anticipated I would be writing and excited about yarn. Really. Yarn brings up connotations of the mundane. It probably goes without saying, but I’ve never knit. Though […]

At the end of the summer, we are left with a lot of broken down chalk. There are sensory play ideas, kids arts and crafts, STEM, STEAM, and so many more perfect for play-based learning.

14 Learning Activities Using Chalk

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Check out there 14¬†learning activities using chalk¬†including sensory play ideas, kids arts and crafts, and STEAM – perfect for play-based learning.   Summer is over.   And, I have packed most of our summer gear away. It’s at this time of year, I always find myself with the remnants of products in-hand, unsure if I […]