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Kids Art Ideas: Name Rainbows

Rainbow Name Art Project for school aged kids. Create colourful, process based art with each child's name.

Given how popular our Name Snowflakes were at Christmas time, today we are excited to share our latest cool kids art project - these super colourful Name Rainbows! I love that this project combines art with a little math, some fine motor work and a good dose of experimentation too. And the … [Read more...]

15 Preschool Counting Songs, Fingerplays & Rhymes

15 Counting Songs and Fingerplays for Preschool and Kindergarten. Includes printable song poster.

Fingerplays and nursery rhymes are a staple of the preschool and kindergarten classroom, and have been for generations. This list of counting themed counting rhymes and songs includes many of my personal favourites from my days teaching and being a mum. I have included a printable song list too that … [Read more...]

Printable World Lego Mosaic Patterns

Printable World Lego Mosaic Patterns

Our Lego mosaics are back and this one is a bumper! We set ourselves the challenge of creating a Lego world map and I think we did a pretty great job. Lego mosaics are fun for primary/elementary school aged children. They involve lots of sorting, matching, counting, adding, subtracting, even … [Read more...]

10 Easter Finger Plays & Action Songs for Preschool & Kindergarten

10 Easter Action Songs & Finger Plays for Preschool and Kindergarten

Finger plays are fabulous for literacy, motor skill and social development, and they've been captivating young children for generations! They are a handy tool for settling a group of children or soothing an individual child. And they are part of our heritage, with many being handed down through the … [Read more...]

Maths Games for Kids: Place Value War

Math Card Games for Kids: How to Play Place Value War

I love adapting games that help revise the concepts Immy is learning at school and this version of the card game War is perfect for place value revision for children in the early grades. Best of all, all you need to play is a deck of cards. Place Value Games: How to Play Place Value War Number … [Read more...]

Maths Games For Kids: How to Play Buzz

Maths Games for Kids: How to Play Buzz

This is a fun game to play when you have a few moments to spare as the sense of anticipation builds great excitement. It's great for revising multiplication facts but it can also be played as a simpler counting game with younger children. Maths Games For Kids: How to Play Buzz Number of … [Read more...]

20+ Ways Children Learn Through Block Play

Learning through block play: Introducing Sumblox

This post is sponsored by Finlee & Me. A set of colourful wooden blocks, with pieces small enough to be held in her chubby little hands, was the first real non-infant toy I bought for Immy when she was about six months old. She used to love sitting with us and knocking down the little block … [Read more...]

Kids Art Ideas: Name Snowflakes

Cool Ideas for Kids: Name Snowflakes

When I first had the crazy idea to make Name Snowflakes, I honestly wasn't sure how it would go but Immy and I actually found it very addictive! Once both of our names were done, she insisted we work on making a collection for her school friends too! I just love how individual they are. I love that … [Read more...]