Mouse Paint color mixing activity!

Mouse Paint Color Mixing

Mouse Paint is a classic preschool colors book. My kids love reading (and rereading) this book, but color mixing is still a mystery to them. That prompted me to do this simple color mixing activity to help them understand it more! (This post contains affiliate links) Supplies Ziplock bags Paint in primary colors A small…

This construction zone sensory bin is great for kids who love all things tractor!

Construction Zone Play

We love tractors. Tractor toys, activities, books, we love it all. Grandpa is a heavy machine operator (a.k.a. tractor driver) and his love for tractors had been passed on to my boys. Our Construction Zone Sensory Bin and Tractor Buffet have been big hits. Today we put a simple spin on those and just used…

Feathers For Lunch | Great for a preschool bird unit!

Feathers for Lunch Activity

I have to admit, I am not great with sticking to preschool or tot school themes. If I see my boys are interested in something, I do activities based on it (which is why we have so many tractor activities!) or if they want to read the same library book over and over, an activity…

Little Blue Truck- a Read and Play Activity!

Little Blue Truck Read & Play Activity

If you’ve been around the blog very long, then you know I have a pension for activities based on books! I recently wrote a guest post for Happily Ever Mom featuring a book sorting activity on Little Blue Truck (Do you know the book? It is a well loved classic!) However, my boys weren’t quite…

A fun preschool activity that would coordinate great with 10 Apples up on Top!

Apple Stacking Activity

I love sitting in the afternoons and planning home preschool activities. This week I have been pinning tons of apple activities, many which were inspired by the book 10 Apples up on Top (this paint stick activity from Mom Inspired Life is one of my favorites!) And since there is a special place in my…

Painting with tools- a fun process art activity for preschoolers and toddlers!

Painting with Tools

My kids LOVE working with their dad’s tools. Today, they helped daddy repair some wood posts on the house when I was trying to get their attention for an indoor activity. I finally gave in to their interests and grabbed a handful of the safest tools I could find and offered this simple painting activity…

Make a fun snake craft out of paper towel tubes!

Paper Towel Tube Snake Craft

We like to buy gently used books from thrift stores, and lately my oldest son has wanted to get every snake book we come across! We sit and read the books over and over. We’ve even gone to a live snake show to indulge his desire to know more about the slithery creatures! While I…

Fine motor, sequencing, and math activity for the book "Caps for Sale"!

Caps For Sale Activity

This post contains affiliate links How much do you love classic children’s books? Better question- how much do your kids love them? I honestly felt like my boys would think they were out of date and lose interest because of the muted color palettes, simple story lines, and out-of date vocabulary. When judging a book…

Go, Dog, Go! Storytelling basket for preschoolers and toddlers to extend the story with pretend play!

Go, Dog, Go! Storytelling Basket

My two year old (Hunter Bear, as we affectionately call him), Loves the book Go, Dog Go! We read it every single morning, and usually at least once again throughout the day. While re-reading is an important part of enjoying literature and learning to sight read, I do like to mix things up a bit.…