Stepping away from paper and pencil can be a great way to spark enthusiastic, creative writing for kids. Here’s how we use puppets and peg dolls to get some stories started.
Do you have a young child who is learning their ABCs and 123s, and do you want to make their learning fun? Our ABCs and 123s resource of mulitsensory, play-based letter and math activities is just what you need.
ABCs and 123s :: 40+ hands-on play activities to build letter, number, and shape skills
How do you help your children learn sight words and spellings? My girls are a whole lot more interested when their learning is through hands-on, sensory play. Here’s how we’re using some of our stash of seashells from the beach to help with learning how to read and spell.
Sight words spellings [Read more…]
Art journal ideas for kids to scrap book their summer
We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.
Creative writing ideas :: word birds [Read more…]
Welcome to our gardening club! We hosted our first session with some planting and journalling. Here are some tips on how to grow sunflowers with children, to get the most fun and learning from gardening.