quiet books for kids

quiet books for kids As discussed in a previous post, learning boards, learning books, sensory books etc are all becoming a more and more popular form of learning time for little ones; babies and toddlers specifically.  What about the older kids though?  Here is a really great one that I found which is perfect for pre-school and early school year age children. It’s like a sensory board on the go with a fun learning element…

DIY activity boards

4 super easy diy activity boards A huge importance of playtime for the little ones in our lives is the ability to learn through play.  The different things that your baby and toddlers are learning during playtime are countless!  The tough part is keeping it interesting and consistent for them.  Sensory boards, activity boards, learning boards… whatever you want to call them – they are becoming more and more popular these days because of the…

toddler learning book

toddler learning book I LOVE this idea and just had to share it with all my fellow mommies and care providers out there.  I am a mom and have run a home daycare working with little ones for quite some time and this adorable idea is so simple and fun for little ones.  It’s perfect for a structured routine or to just have on hand for a rainy day “go to” educational playtime. I came…

string yarn thread eggs – Easter craft

string yarn thread eggs – Easter craft scroll to the bottom of this page for the video tutorial If you are finding it hard to come up with some fun ideas for crafts to do with your kids who may be a bit older and past the cherished “go to” Easter crafts, these string yarn thread eggs are sure to please!  They are absolutely stunning and so simple.  Not too many materials needed and simple…

colour by numbers

colour by numbers!!! Do you remember these as a kid?  Check out all of these printable colour by numbers pages available.  What a great way to bring back an old childhood memory to share with your little ones.  The themes currently available are:  animals, flowers, trucks/cars, ocean, bugs  Not only is this a fun rainy day activity or even just an easy to clean activity between meal time and regular routines – it’s also a…

DIY nightlight craft

diy nightlight craft (To see a video tutorial for this craft, scroll to the bottom of the page) This is a super cute craft  that will be cherished by the kids who make them for a long time!  These diy nightlights can be done almost completely by kids.  They will need some adult assistance, but for the most part, they will be capable of doing it on their own and will feel so proud with…