Alphabet Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

These Alphabet Beginning Sound Clip Cards are a great way to let preschoolers and kindergarteners work on identifying beginnings sounds. These make a great busy bag idea and would also be a great literacy center in a classroom. These clip cards will help kids practice beginning sounds and strengthen fine motor skills in one activity. They have a […]

Name Puzzle Busy Bag

This Name Puzzle Busy Bag is great for teaching kids to practice spelling and recognizing names. This is one of the easiest busy bag ideas to make and only requires a few materials. The name puzzle busy bag is great for kids because they can see pictures of themselves and loved ones. I made this […]

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 […]

Valentine’s Day Letter Tile Spelling Mat

Happy Valentines’s Day! 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 Valentine’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 […]

Rainforest Books for Kids

I love to share the books we use during our homeschool unit studies. This list of Rainforest Books for Kids was one of our favorite trips to the library yet! We loved all the colorful pictures of the animals and learned about some amazing Amazon Rainforest animals like the sloth, the macaw, and the poisonous dart […]

Winter Letter Tile Spelling Mat

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 […]

Wood Slice String Art Ornament

This is my favorite Christmas ornament we’ve made so far this year! I’m so excited to share it with you. Not only did we make a gorgeous and simple DIY Wood Slice String Art Ornament inspired by a children’s book, but we got in some great fine motor skills practice while making it! If you’ve […]

Canada Books for Kids

Sled dogs, Mounties, and maple syrup, oh my! After studying Mexico, we hopped on the Imagination Express and headed to Canada. One of our homeschool daily rhythms includes Book Basket Time, where I lay out a feast of books and the kids read, look at pictures, and immerse themselves in their learning. It is such […]

Mexico Books for Kids

Confession: The extent of my knowledge of Mexico could be summed up in a handful of things–piñatas, tacos, sombreros, and Dora. That’s probably not what you want to hear from a homeschool mom teaching a unit study on Mexico, is it? While that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, it’s not too far […]

Fairy Tale Activities for Early Learning

Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes are some of the first literacy experiences young children have. These stories and rhymes are often told while sitting on a lap of a loved one and become favorites for years to come. These early literacy experiences are important for many reasons and are a staple of childhood. The fact […]