Magnetic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activity

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, will there be enough room? This was one of my kids’ first favorite books! We read it over and over, watched it on YouTube, and did activities based on it. They LOVE this book! Consequently, the book went into hiding in order for us to get a break and some different…

Combine fine motor skills and alphabet practice with this Alphabet Geoboard Activity!

Geoboard Alphabet Matching

Do you remember using geoboards in your elementary classroom? I always got so excited when the teacher pulled out fun math manipulatives/ geoboards because it meant less of the mundane pencil-and-paper practice and more of the fun hands-on activities that I loved! As a former teacher and now home preschool mom, I realize kids need…

Alphabet Connect Activity

The other day as I was cleaning up craft supplies, I came up with a simple fun way to play with the alphabet! We had just bought these letters on clearance at the craft store, and I was just itching for a way to use them (stay tuned to the blog, as I’m sure we…

Name recognition activity using bear counters

Bear Counters Name Recognition Activity

We are on a name activities roll right now! Yesterday we shared a fun Name Recognition Alphabet Activity, and today we’re sharing another simple way to help your munchkins learn the letters of his/her name with a new activity! This post contains affiliate links Supplies: Teddy Bear Counters A paper with your child’s name on…

Name Recognition Alphabet Activity

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReadySetSnack #CollectiveBias   Some of the very first letters a preschoolers learns are usually the letters of his/her name, so I like to provide a variety of opportunities to support that goal. We’ve already made a clothespin name recognition craft…

FREE alphabet printables with a big list of ideas on hoe to use them with preschoolers!

FREE alphabet printables and Activity Ideas

ATTENTION- THESE PRINTABLES ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE! Yesterday the Early Childhood Education Team and I put out posts on how to teach the alphabet to preschoolers. One supply that I really like to use for alphabet instruction are these outlined alphabet letters.These are great to include in busy boxes as well! (Check out our guide…

Playful preschool activities that teach the alphabet

Preschool Activities that teach the Alphabet

How do you teach preschoolers the alphabet? Many people send their children to preschool programs that have different techniques ranging from letter-of-the-week studies to playful learning opportunities and everything in between. I must admit that I am not super strict on sticking to one technique with my boys. As we preschool at home, we use…

Alphabet Construction Zone

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}    Well, my boys still have an intense interest in tractors (have you seen our 10 Activities you can do with Toy Tractors post? This mini sensory bin was inspired by one of the activities there). It was super simple to put together and a great…

Sensory Name Recognition Activity

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} A few days ago┬ámy boys unraveled nearly an entire roll of tinfoil. I was about to throw it away when I decided to instead find clever ways to re-use it (see what our first activity was over on Munchkins and Moms Instagram page). I still had…

Clothespin name recognition activity

Clothespin Name Recognition Activity

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} If you’re working with preschoolers, you know name recognition is one of the activities you’re bound to run into. We have lots of fun ways to work on Name Recognition, but this clothespin one is our favorite! Supplies: Paint stir stick Alphabet stickers Clothespins Paint Picture…