Winter Story Time Ideas for Preschoolers

In the northern states we are bundling up and watching the weather for the perfect snow day. If you are planning preschool circle times or library story times for Winter then this is the post for you!...

Gingerbread Unit for Preschoolers

Is it the warm, spicy scent? Maybe the playful, colorful decorations? Perhaps it the feisty way they were characterized in Shrek? Something about Gingerbread Men makes them a Christmas favorite and th...

5 Picture Book Inspired Ornaments Kids Can Make

Tis the season for giving. My kids love to make ornaments and other gifts. They love being able to proudly gift a friend or family member something they made or pull out their own ornaments to decora...

Kid Made Painted Wooden Spoon Teacher Gifts

When December hits and I start making my Christmas gift list I am always struck with the “oh no! What do we gift their teachers?” thought. Do you have this moment? I used to teach preschoo...

Kid Made Carpenter Christmas Tree Ornaments

Can children truly make an ornament on their own that someone will proudly hang on their tree? I think so. We love making ornaments to give as gifts and I cherish the ones that I pull out of our Chris...

Freight Train Drawing Prompt for Toddlers

Train obsessed is probably the best way to describe my twins when they were toddlers. Our floors were constantly covered in tracks, train engines accompanied us everywhere, and choo choo was the most ...

8 Perfect Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Books

When my twins open their gifts on Christmas I want them to be excited but I also want them to unwrap something that they will use over and over all year long. Being avid bookworms and emergent readers...