Search Results for: fine motor skills

Melted Crayon Christmas Ornaments

I love to take the ordinary and turn it into something beautiful. That’s why I love these Melted Crayon Christmas Ornaments so much. By using simple materials, my kids and I were able to make gorgeous ornaments that will hang on our tree for years to come. This ornament is a beautiful addition to any tree. *Affiliate […]

Awesome Book Lists for Kids

At our house we love children’s books. That’s why I love making book lists for kids. I always like to give my readers a glimpse into our library bag. On any given day you will see us curled up on the couch reading books from our latest trip to the library. As a former teacher, […]

40 Fun Writing Tools for Kids

When I was a kid I loved writing with fancy pens and paper. Oh, who am I kidding, I still do. Kids are the same way. Fun writing tools for kids make writing more desirable. Kids will choose the cool writing tools 9 times out of 10. Think about it. Why do you think Crayola […]

Busy Bags Kids Will Love: Make-Ahead Activity Kits for a Happy Preschooler and a Stress-Free Parent

Discover how you can engage your preschooler in meaningful activities with these fun, simple busy bag ideas in my new book, Busy Bags Kids Will Love: Make-Ahead Activity Kits for a Happy Preschooler and a Stress-Free Parent.  Using everyday items from around your home you’d be surprised how easy it is to help your child learn to […]

Alphabet Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

This set of printable Alphabet Beginning Sounds Clip Cards is a perfect way to practice beginning sounds with preschoolers or kindergartners.

Tracing Lines Busy Bag

This tracing lines busy bag is a great introduction to writing for preschoolers. Perfect for children in the pre-writing stage.

Includes 12 tracing cards with varying difficulty. Non-U.S. residents, please download this product in our TPT store.

The Ultimate List of Winter Books for Kids

Brrrr! It’s time for snowflakes and warm soup. With the colder temperatures and lots of time spent indoors, it gives us more time to sit on the couch together and read books. I love to go to the library and load up our book basket with books that go along with our homeschool units or […]

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament

I love to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Our Christmas tree is covered in their kid-made ornaments. The best ones are made with things we already have around the house since I’m super frugal. This Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament for kids is a perfect example of using what you have to make something […]

Lacing Shapes Busy Bag

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 kids when the string falls out of the hole before they can grab […]

Soap Foam Sensory Bin

This Soap Foam Sensory Bin is easy to make and so much fun to play in. My four year old loves the squishy, foamy texture and had a lot of fun with this sensory bin. The inspiration for this sensory bin was from a new book, The Toddler Journey, from my friend Angela at Teaching […]