26 Ways to Learn Names for Preschoolers

One of the busy bags I’ve recently made for my 4 year old works on spelling names of the people in our family. Our little guy is a puzzle fanatic, so he really loved this preschool busy bag. He absolutely loves them. There are lots of ways to learn names, so I gathered up 26 Ways […]

Name Puzzle Busy Bag

While my 4 year old can spell and recognize his name, we’ve recently been working on spelling the names of other family members. I made this Name Puzzle Busy Bag for him to practice spelling and recognizing names with materials I had around the house. He loves puzzles so this was a perfect busy bag […]

Top 10 Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers

We could all use a little more color in our life! Right? These Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers, or even Kindergarteners, are some of my favorite color matching, color sorting, and rainbow activities for early learners. You will find most of these preschool activities have a fine motor skills focus because you know how I love […]

Winter Letter Tile Spelling Mat {Free Printable}

Happy Winter! 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 Winter Letter Tile Printable with you. Some of the people that have purchased the bundle have already been using this with their kids and […]

Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament

My kids love to use tape. Actually, I can’t think of a child I know that doesn’t like to use a tape dispenser. Using tape is such a great way to work on fine motor skills that when I saw some sparkly, festive tape dispensers at the Dollar Tree, I quickly stuck them in my […]

Dramatic Play from A to Z

Dress up and Dramatic Play are some of our favorite ways to play! My kids are always pretending and dressing up in costumes from our dress up corner and I’m so happy about that. You can tailor the play to any theme your child is interested in! We’ve created this dramatic play series to inspire you with pretend […]

Wild West Small World Play

I was so inspired by our Peter and The Wolf Small World Play idea, that I couldn’t wait to share another! With just a few quick changes, we transformed our Peter and the Wolf Small World into a Wild West Small World Play complete with Cowboys and Indians for my little buckaroos to play with. The boys […]

Peter and the Wolf Small World Play

Small World Play is something my boys are drawn to daily, chances are, yours kids are, too. Kids love using toys to act out familiar stories and make up new ones. This type of play is beneficial to children as they practice language, problem-solving, use their imagination, and more. While I love small world play to be open-ended, […]

5 Hands-on Learning Activities

If you’ve been around here long enough, by now you know I’m all about hands on learning. Kids need hands-on learning activities to make the learning stick. Kids can manipulate the materials (tactile) and see (visual) the results. In a nutshell, hands-on learning involves more of the senses making it a multi-sensory experience–a great thing! […]

DIY Preschool Dress-up Corner

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions and ideas are mine alone. #ProjectAmazing #CollectiveBias My kids love to play dress-up. Give them a cape or a hat and they’ll pretend they’re someone else and enter the land of make believe. As we’ve added to the dress-up clothes and […]