Freeform 25 Days of Christmas Movies 2016 Schedule (Free Printable DVR Guide)

Every year I look forward to watching my favorite Christmas movies. Year after year I watch the same ones–White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and more. Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family) always has the 25 Days of Christmas Movies. This year I’ve put together the list and a FREE printable DVR guide […]

Printable LEGO® Storage Labels & 100+ Ways to Learn with LEGO®

My boys have spent most of the summer in their favorite corner of their room building LEGO® creations. I’ve heard the sounds of them searching for the perfect LEGO® brick to complete the next step in their current project. To make things easier, we’ve set up their LEGO® building corner in a way to make searching for […]

Rhyming Puzzles Busy Bag

My four year old is rhyming all the time these days. He’s constantly going through all the words that could rhyme by changing the beginning sound. It’s all day long! I love this stage because it tells me they are starting to get ready for learning to read and word families. This Rhyming Puzzles Busy […]

Quilt Sudoku for Kids Busy Bag (Free Printable)

Sudoku is a fun game that many adults like to play, but this version for kids uses colors and makes a beautiful pattern that reminds me of a quilt. This Sudoku for kids busy bag is a little tricky, so this one is for my 8 year old. My preschooler wouldn’t be able to do this […]

Lacing Shapes Busy Bag (Free Printable)

Lacing is a great way to work on fine motor skills. Manipulating the string in and out of the holes takes a lot of effort for little fingers. It strengthens dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and the pincer grasp. Sometimes this activity can be frustrating for them when the string falls out of the hole before they can […]

Alphabet Dominoes Busy Bag

This Alphabet Dominoes Busy Bag is perfect for preschoolers learning to identify beginning sounds using pictures and letters. The game is easy to play and they’ll be working on important literacy skills at the same time. My preschooler really likes to play this game and line them up all the way across the living room. It […]

Clock Puzzles Busy Bag

My preschooler has started to show interest in telling time lately. He often tells me where the hands of the clock are pointing on our analog clock and is trying to read our digital clocks, too. To help introduce telling time to the hour I’ve made some self-correcting Clock Puzzles for him to play with. […]

Block Shadows Busy Bag

This Block Shadows Busy Bag idea is a fun way to work on math for preschoolers. This activity is a simple and first step to area and perimeter that kids will learn about later as they grow. My little guy has been working with this preschool busy bag idea and has had fun trying to […]

Tracing Lines Busy Bag (Free Printable)

My preschooler has been starting to show an interest in writing lately. While he can write letters, he needs help learning to control the writing strokes. To help him practice tracing and controlling his writing, I made a Tracing Lines Busy Bag for him. This free printable for tracing lines is a perfect introduction to […]

St. Patrick’s Day Letter Tile Spelling Mat

One of my popular items on Happy Brown House is the Letter Tile Spelling Mats Bundle for Seasons and Celebrations in my blog shop and I wanted to share the St. Patrick’s Day Letter Tile Spelling Mat with you. Some of the people that have purchased the bundle have already been using this with their kids and have told […]