cardboard and contact paper. this one is good for the soul. we took the slowest. walk. ever. and we paid attention.
My boys love rice. And surprises. I buried the letters from an alphabet puzzle in a bin of rice and J went on a letter hunt. This is great for sensory input, letter recognition, and puzzle practice. Not so great for mess, but that’s what outside is for (or a blanket). J was most engaged… Continue reading buried alphabet
A sweet summer activity! There are a bunch of different ways to do this (just google/pinterest “chalk ice” or “chalk paint”). This is our version. I LOVE the colors of our chalk so I decided to use that instead of food coloring or liquid watercolors. I grated chalk and put it in muffin tins. You… Continue reading fizzy chalk ice
My family LOVES hotwheels and we’ve been on a major kick this week. Here are a few of the ways we’ve been using them… color sorting The little guy and I made our very own hotwheels bar graph. This simple activity took no prep or money and gave us some awesome teaching moments. Sorting, color… Continue reading hot wheels
I put together a quick invitation to play for the boys this morning, stringing pasta onto yarn. Jackson really got into it… stringing, making patterns, counting, switching between yarn. Lucas worked hard on the process for a bit. He especially loved hanging the yarn over the side of the table and watching the pasta slide… Continue reading stringing
We’re in the middle of a what-were-we-thinking-but-this-will-be-so-worth-it home renovation, so we have lots of painters tape around. Normally I despise it. Today it made something pretty awesome. We’ve been in a bit of a rut lately with our car and truck play, so this morning we mixed it up. I was just going to make… Continue reading tape town