21 Caterpillar and Butterfly Activities

21 caterpillar and butterfly activities for kids

This week’s Share It Saturday features are all about caterpillar and butterfly activities for the kiddos! Some of the ideas I’ve already tried, with much success, while others are on my butterfly to-do list. Which activities would your children be the most interested in? activities that explore the life cycle of a butterfly Help kids […]

Butterfly Life Cycle Printable Book

Butterfly Life Cycle Printable Book - Here is a Butterfly!

I have been making some form of this butterfly life cycle printable book for over 10 years now! It’s not something I use every year, of course, but it’s a staple for them I’m teaching about butterflies. Every time I’ve used it, my students enjoy the process of making it and reading it together! Are […]

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft Necklace

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft as part of an insect or butterfly theme in preschool

This week’s #PLAYfulpreschool theme is focused on life cycles. Preschoolers love learning about insects, and butterflies are often a favorite with my students. So I was inspired to share a classic butterfly life cycle craft with a little twist. make a butterfly life cycle craft necklace with kids Materials Hole punch Green construction paper Rotini […]

Vibrant Dr. Seuss Craft | DIY Truffula Trees

DIY Truffula trees - a colorful Dr. Seuss craft kids can make after reading The Lorax

Since Dr. Seuss’ birthday is at the beginning of the month, March is a great time to explore his books. Of course, I like reading his books any time of the year, too. Recently, my preschoolers created a super duper, oh-so-colorful Dr. Seuss craft inspired by The Lorax. Yes, the kiddos made their own Truffula trees! […]

10 Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities

Stir the Wonder’s alphabet-filled sensory bin inspired this week’s Share It Saturday features – Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is a well-loved book about letters climbing up a coconut tree. The illustrations are colorful, the text is fun and repetitive, and kids love it! This post contains affiliate links. must-try Chicka […]

Unique Borax Crystal Science Ideas for Kids

Science ideas for kids - 10 unique crystal experiments!

This week’s Share It Saturday features were inspired by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails’ beautiful crystal rainbows! I’ve made crystal snowflakes in the past with the kiddos, and we all loved how they turned out. Here are even more science ideas for kids to try using borax and pipe cleaners! pipe cleaner crystal […]

Dr. Seuss Art Projects | Painting Truffula Trees

Vibrant Dr. Seuss art projects using homemade truffula tree paintbrushes

March 2 is Dr. Seuss’ birthday, and I always enjoy celebrating his books during the beginning of March. This year was no different, even if some of our festivities were interrupted by snowy days! This year, the kiddos had a blast painting with “Truffula trees”. It’s definitely one of my favorite Dr. Seuss art projects […]

Preschool Weather Activities Sensory Bin

Hands-on preschool weather activities with a What's the Weather Like Today sensory bin!

Preschool weather activities are usually a hit with my students. They just love talking about the weather, observing it, graphing it on our weather chart, and trying to predict what the weather will be like next. In fact, the kiddos never seem to tire of this subject. Already this month, we’ve had a huge variety of […]

Easter Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Kiddos love getting into the holidays, and I love watching their excitement! Below are a variety of Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers. I’m sure elementary-aged children would love them, too. This post is inspired my retired Stress-Free Sunday link up (specifically this post and this post). fun Easter activities for toddlers & preschoolers! Plastic Easter […]

20 Creative Activities for Kids Using Gold Coins

20 creative activities for kids using gold coins

Today’s Share It Saturday features are all about creative activities for kids that involve gold coins. Some of the activities revolve around St. Patrick’s Day or pirates, while others are just general gold coin fun. gold coin creative activities for kids Preschool alphabet activities with gold coins | Fun-A-Day Super easy gold slime | Fun-A-Day […]