What is this new trend that is taking over Instagram? Learn more about #BookfaceFriday and what it's all about here!

What is Bookface Friday?

Have you heard of #bookfaceFriday?!? If you are as addicted to Instagram as I am, then chances are you’re going to start seeing this hashtag pop up in your feed more often…well- more often on Fridays at least 😉 #BookfaceFriday You’ve heard of #ManCrushMonday, #WomanCrushWednesday, and #ThrowbackThursday…but now there’s a new day-of-the-week hashtag to watch…

Check out some of the cutest books about penguins! Preschoolers and toddlers delight in these penguin picture books!

Books about Penguins

Penguins are odd birds, but nice birds to have around… Ok, maybe Tacky is the only odd bird 😉 Do you know Tacky the Penguin? He’s the first penguin I could think of when I set out to make a list of the best penguin books I could find. While Tacky cracks me up, I…

Name Recognition activity that has kids moving! This is a great gross motor exercise for preschoolers!

Name Recognition Movement Activity

This post contains affiliate links When we bought these stepping domes back in October, I knew they would be great for indoor movement activities. They were a little bit of an investment up front (even if I did buy them on sale), but we’ve gotten great use out of them so far! Then today during home…

There's so much to learn about flies with these 10 fantastic books about them! Preschoolers love these books!

10 Fabulous Books about Flies

Books about flies. I know it’s a bit of an off-beat topic, but it’s something that caught my attention after we did this popular Fly Swatter Painting activity.We’ve since read several of these fly related books and they are actually really great! Too good to keep to myself, as a matter of fact 🙂 This…

Play with a parachute man and get in alphabet practice at the same time! This fun Parachute Man Alphabet Activity is just too fun!

Parachute Man Alphabet Activity

I think every kid should have a chance to play with parachute men. They’re right up there with blocks and kites- they never go out of style. But I’ll be honest and say this is the first time we have ever bought one for my kids! I didn’t mean to deny my kids the pleasure…

Back to School Name Recognition Activity | Preschool art and fine motor project

Back to School Name Recognition Activity

When I was a teacher Ticonderoga pencils were the top-of-the line, most coveted pencil around. They didn’t break while sharpening and they left a smooth line across the paper when writing. I would be so sad when I saw students coming into the classroom with anything less than a Ticonderoga, so I always stocked up…

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Dollar Store Hack!

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom- Dollar Store Hack!

This post contains affiliate links Every teacher loves the Dollar Store. I’ll say it again in bold- every teacher loves the Dollar Store. I don’t think our love for Dollar Stores can be emphasized enough. We will go into retirement forever professing our love for 99 cent classroom necessities and trinkets. We also know the things that…

Mixed-Up Chameleon Hide-and-Seek Activity

The Mixed-Up Chameleon Hide-and-Seek Activity

Hello again, little chameleon! I know we just did a Mixed-Up Chameleon activity the other day (Mixed-Up Chameleon Paint Mixing), but my boys are really enjoying the book so here we have activity number two 🙂 Confession- I still have BOXES of teaching supplies in my garage from when I was a teacher 4 years ago, and…

The Mixed-Up Chameleon Paint Mixing Activity

This post contains affiliate links If you have a child, you probably know who Eric Carle is. I mean, besides Dr. Seuss, he’s one of the most well-known children’s authors! And if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably read The Very Hungry Caterpillar more times than you can count, too. We finally took a break…

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