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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 … [Read more...]

2D Lego Mosaics: 3 Printable Circus Designs

Circus Themed Lego Mosaic Printables by Childhood 101

Following the popularity of our printable animal themed Lego mosaics, I started working on a second set - this time CIRCUS themed! These mosaics are fun for primary/elementary school aged children, as they really are more challenging then you might think. There is lot's of sorting, matching, … [Read more...]

15 Cool Maths Games & Resources for Preschoolers

15 cool math games and resources for preschoolers. Resources for learning about number, shape and measurement.

If you haven't tried Etsy yet for gorgeous homemade games for children, it really is worth a visit. This collection of cool maths games and resources for preschoolers was so much fun to put together, and I may have filled my shopping cart with more than ten a few of these for my own lovely … [Read more...]