Swinging Nerf Targets - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Plastic cups make awesome Nerf targets, and when the cups are swinging, they’re even more fun! We have LOTS of random PVC pipe pieces in our house and garage from all of our many PVC projects, so Aidan built a couple of frames to hang the plastic cups from. Here’s the basic design: We taped […]
Ideas for Revving Up Sight Words Practice - Lessons for Little Ones by Tina O'Block
Since sight words are so critical to reading success because they are used so often and can not easily beContinue reading
Goldfish Crackers Alphabet Tracing
FREE printable Alphabet tracing sheets that go along with Goldfish crackers! Practice letter recognition and letter formation, along with making words and names.
Dot Sticker Addition: A Fun Math Activity - Busy Toddler
Is your child learning addition skills? Check out this dot sticker addition activity from Busy Toddler. A kindergarten math activity that's quick & easy!
Fun Sight Word Practice: Ghost Zappers
Making sight word practice fun make it more effective! The more sight words new readers know automatically the better they can comprehend the text they are reading. Since Halloween is coming we decided do a little sight word ghost zapping!
Race to Fill the Cup! Counting Game for Preschoolers - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Here’s a simple activity for preschoolers that will turn counting practice into a game! Lately, Owen (4.5) has felt like he is “too big” for counting activities that we used to do, but he actually still needs practice on counting. I realized that he is much more motivated to count when it involves keeping score, […]
10 Ways to Teach Sight Words for Literacy Station and Guided Reading Group Activities
Kindergarten activities to teach Sight Words. Great for literacy stations, centers, daily 5, or guided reading groups.
Five for Friday: February 24
Hi guys! Happy Friday! Apart from feeling a little crummy at the beginning of the week (fever & cold carrying over from last week..) I had such a great week with the kids this week! Here are some of the highlights! 1. COMPOSING NUMBERS + ADDITION We wrapped up composing numbers and started addition this week. Here is one of our new centres, addition with unifix cubes! For example (for the card at the bottom right corner) the kids would grab 1 blue unifix cube and 3 purple unifix cubes and…
A Color of His Own: Chameleon Watercolor Project
We love connecting projects to books, and we're always inspired by the amazing group of bloggers who participate in the Virtual Book Club for Kids (you can also check the club out on Facebook) as the group comes up with some great extension activities each month. This month's author was Leo Lionni. We chose to read and do a project using a book we've really been enjoying lately, A Color of His Own. This is the sweet tale of a little chameleon who is looking for one color to stay all the…
Backyard Games Idea: DIY Flamingo Ring Toss Game
This fun DIY Flamingo Ring Toss Game is an entertaining hit for kids and adults and even for those without a yard.
Summer Math That's Perfect for a Preschool Ice Cream Theme | Fun-A-Day!
Hands on summer math that is just perfect for a kindergarten or preschool ice cream theme. Great for working on fine motor skills and counting with kids.
Giant Word Search Activity for Kids - Busy Toddler
Make a giant word search personalized for your child! A great way to practice sight words, spelling words, and reading list for big kids.