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...

Using Environmental Print to Develop Literacy

“Mama? What does that say?” He asks as we slug along in the rain towards school. “No parking.” I answer glancing at the sign on the wall. “Mama? What does that say?”...

Click Clack Moo Preschool Story Time

“MOOOOOO!” Suddenly bursts from the backseat. “Look Mama! Cows!” Two eager kids are pointing out the window at the black and white spotted animals grazing. They might be New Yo...