How to Color rice using Acrylic paint

Rice is a great sensory material for sensory bins and sensory play. With just a few materials and 20 minutes, you can go from plain rice to having colored rice using acrylic paint to playing! Playing with colored rice feels very different than playing with colored chickpeas or even beans, yet they absorb and reflect …

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7 Steps to Crafting a Toddler Homeschool Routine

Are you looking for a toddler homeschool routine to give your days some structure for play and learning while also managing your home? While it may seem daunting initially, establishing a solid routine can make all the difference. Toddlers thrive on structure and predictability; with the right approach, you can create a fun and educational …

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25+ Exciting Summer Activities for Preschoolers to Keep Them Busy

From splashing in water play to embarking on nature scavenger hunts and creating some cool sensory bins, these ideas are perfect for keeping little ones entertained and engaged all summer! We’ve curated 50 simple yet exhilarating Summer Activities for Preschoolers and toddlers guaranteed to make this season unforgettable.  But here is a secret: I have …

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5 Easy ways to dye easter eggs

Finally, the ultimate guide to dyeing Easter eggs. Here are tons of ideas to get you inspired this month to dye Easter eggs with your kids. Learn how to dye Easter eggs, including decorating ideas and different ways to color eggs, while keeping it simple and fun for your family. first, we need the eggs; …

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Easy Mother’s Day toddler art

looking for an easy Mother’s Day toddler art activity toddlers can do? Spring is here and with that lots of flowers are blooming! Let’s create a fun art & crafts flower collage activity today. This is a great Mother’s Day craft! Let’s go for a walk and collect some flowers. Then head home to create …

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learning booklet for St. Patricks Day

Looking for a learning booklet for St. Patrick’s Day to practice those preschool readiness skills? Use this thematic printable binder. All you need is a color printer, some fruit loops, and some gold St. Patrick coins to make this printable a hands-on learning experience. This learning booklet for St. Patrick’s Day has all the skills …

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Nature playdough Recipe using Real Flowers

spring playdough

It’s time to welcome spring with a new nature playdough recipe! Here is the easiest spring playdough recipe you can make at home or at school to welcome this new season. For a printable copy of this spring playdough recipe, scroll to the bottom of the post. Supplies: What Flowers to use? For this nature …

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educational Easter Basket Ideas for toddlers

From bunnies to bubbles, we’ve got you covered with unique easter basket ideas for toddlers that are not just fun but are meant to engage their senses while encouraging their development. Hi, I’m Alexa! A nature and sensory teacher for toddlers and a passionate learning-through-play advocate. And while I love Easter baskets I bring you …

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Make this Rainbow fluffy Slime for Spring

My favorite thing in in the slime world is now THIS! Specially this Rainbow fluffy Slime The pop of color, the possibilities of play and the stretchiness is just enough and safe enough for a toddlers. To makeRainbow fluffy Slime you are going to need the following ingredients per each color. We used this recipe …

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Before Teaching letters do this Valentine’s Day Pre-reading Activity

Learning letters requires a lot of pre-writing and pre-reading skills to be developed first. Use this Valentine’s Day matching game to work on an important pre-reading and pre-writing skill: Visual Discrimination. Visual discrimination is a crucial skill for toddlers to develop before they begin to write letters. Here’s why: Overall, visual discrimination provides toddlers with …

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