Snowball Names Fine Motor Literacy Activity

Fine motor literacy activity for preschoolers learning their names

When I was prepping by preschool lesson plans for January, I knew I wanted to incorporate some winter fine motor activities and more name activities. I use Pinterest to help organize ideas for my classroom, so I hopped over to my Winter board and scoped out a few ideas. This pin from Sugar Aunts inspired […]

The Mitten Activities Using Story Rocks

The Mitten activities using story stons

My preschoolers this year are into retelling activities, more so than many previous classes. So I had fun creating some story stones to go along with one of my favorite Jan Brett books. They’re great to use with a variety of The Mitten activities, and my preschoolers seem to enjoy them. making story rocks for The Mitten […]

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Rhyming Activity with Free Printable

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star rhyming activity cards - free printable

Rhyming is a huge part of early childhood education, and children love it. There’s something innately silly about manipulating words and sounds, which makes it fun for the kiddos. Here’s a very simple rhyming activity to try along with the nursery rhyme Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.  Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Nursery Rhymes Pinterest board? Twinkle, Twinkle, Little […]

Preschool Alphabet Game for LMNO Peas

Preschool Alphabet Game with an LMNO Peas Discovery Bottle

Welcome to the inaugural post of Book Club Play Dates, a new series I’m hosting with Still Playing School, House of Burke, Craftulate, and And Next Comes L. Each month, we’ll share a variety of fun activities centered around a children’s book. This month, I’m sharing a preschool alphabet discovery bottle to go along with […]

Engineering Project for Kids – Dens for Winter Animals


The preschool kiddos have been into arctic animals this month. In addition to sensory and literacy activities, I set up an invitation to build dens for winter animals. This little engineering project for kids led to so much fun and learning over the course of a week! build and design animal dens in this engineering […]

Magnet Activities for Learning and Play

fun and unique magnet activities for kids

Today’s Share It Saturday features are all about magnet activities for the kiddos! My preschoolers have enjoyed the magnets in our science center for months now. I’ve enjoyed watching their experiments, listening to their questions, and being invited into their playful learning. super fun magnet activities for kids Go “fishing” with magnets to determine which items are […]

5 Snowman Snack Ideas for Kids

Snowman snack ideas for kids - a snowman made of apple slices

This week’s #PLAYfulpreschool theme is snowmen! In addition to arctic animals, the preschool kiddos have been into snowmen this month. So I decided to brainstorm and create 5 snowman snack ideas for kids. Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Winter Pinterest board? My son and one of his buds helped put them together, as well as taste […]

Candy Heart Breaking Fine Motor Activity

Fine motor activity as part of the Little Heartbreakers Blog Hop

Welcome to the “Little Heartbreakers” blog hop, led by Devany of Still Playing School and Laura of LalyMom. My preschoolers and I had a lot of fun with a heart-themed fine motor activity. I know Valentine’s Day isn’t until next month, but I wanted to test everything out before trying it on a larger scale. breaking hearts […]

Snowflake Activities for Kids to Try this Winter

15 fun snowflake activities for kids

This week’s Share It Saturday features are all about snowflake activities! There are crafts, sensory ideas, and even a treat to make with the kids. These activities are sure to brighten up even the dreariest winter day. Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Winter Pinterest board? 15 snowflake activities for kids to get into this winter 1. […]

Preschool Gross Motor Activities with Logs & Blocks

Use logs and blocks for fun preschool gross motor activities

Still Playing School has organized an amazing resource of ideas to get the kiddos moving (especially when they’re stuck inside due to bad weather) – Fun Gross Motor Ideas from A to Z! I’m excited to be a part of it with preschool gross motor activities centered around “L is for Logs”. preschool gross motor […]