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...

3 Easy Ways to Make Magnets: Kid Made Gifts

My kids have been composing their Christmas lists since last January, but I am determined to help them think more about gifting this holiday season. I love their infectious enthusiasm for Christmas an...

Why Reading Should Not Be Homework

Every week my twins come home with a sheet announcing their homework assignments and every week I cringe at the inevitable words “read aloud for at least 5-10 minutes and write a response.”...

Wheels on the Bus Story Study for Toddlers

Do your kids shout when they see a bus? Do they sing “The Wheels on the Bus” on repeat? If the answer is YES! then this is for you! After we had sung “Wheels on the Bus” about ...

Room on the Broom Preschool Math

“Is there room on the broom for me” squeaks a little voice from the kitchen. I round the corner and there are my twins playing with the characters laid out on the table for their morning i...

30 STEM Children’s Books for Preschoolers

Do you know this education buzzword: STEM? I don’t think you can attend a school open house or PTA meeting these days without hearing it, but it doesn’t seem like everyone actually knows w...