Build and Learn with Snap Cubes

Building with snap cubes is a great way to encourage learning through play! In this post, you will find a few examples of some fun hands on learning activities using snap cubes from Learning Resources. These snap cubes are easy to put together as well as easy to take apart. They are a great manipulativeContinue reading “Build and Learn with Snap Cubes”

Build and Learn with Pattern Blocks

If you couldn’t tell, I am all about making learning as fun as possible. I love build and learn activities because I always find that children learn better through hands on learning. This post is all about different learning activities with pattern blocks. Students love to use my pattern blocks from Learning Resources. Read belowContinue reading “Build and Learn with Pattern Blocks”

Educational Scavenger Hunt Fun!

Do you need something to do that is fun yet educational? Do you need a time filler? Do your kids need to get up and move around? Try out some of my free educational scavenger hunts! All you need to do is print the scavenger hunt sheets and have some crayons, colored pencils, or makersContinue reading “Educational Scavenger Hunt Fun!”

DIY Silhouette Portrait

I first saw the idea to create DIY silhouettes of your children on the amazing YouTube channel House of Hunts Vlogs. I knew I wanted to do this for my children when they turned one, but I didn’t have all the materials from the tutorial. I made some modifications and it was actually a fairlyContinue reading “DIY Silhouette Portrait”

FUN Math Card Games

The Math Spiral This is a very fun card game! My students always loved this game, even my fifth graders! I used items I had around my house for this game. I used a deck of cards, dice from my Yahtzee game, and pouch tops from my kids squeeze packs as game pieces but youContinue reading “FUN Math Card Games”

Sight Word Guess Who!

I am all about making learning fun, so fun in fact that your child may not realize they are learning! Do you have the game Guess Who? You can turn it into a learning game with my Editable Sight Word Guess Who digital download. Find out how to make this game below! Game Prep PrintContinue reading “Sight Word Guess Who!”

You’ve Got This

YOU’VE GOT THIS This has been on my letter board since the start of 2020. I put this encouraging message on my board as a daily reminder that I can do whatever I put my mind to. During this time, I think we all really need this message more than ever. You may be overwhelmedContinue reading “You’ve Got This”

Celebrating the 100th Day of School

The 100th day of school is SO MUCH FUN. It is a great way to celebrate learning. I will be sharing some fun ways to celebrate being 100 days smarter. These activities are mainly for the primary grades, but you can find so many ideas on Pinterest for any age! 100 Years Old on theContinue reading “Celebrating the 100th Day of School”

Enjoy Today, It Will Be Over Before You Know It

I’m writing this at 4 AM as my 9 month old son sleeps on my chest. He doesn’t do this much anymore. Most of the time he’s on the move and all over the place, but the dreaded 8-10 month sleep regression has decided to make an appearance. My once great 12 hour per nightContinue reading “Enjoy Today, It Will Be Over Before You Know It”

Why would I Follow this Blog? I’m not a Teacher…

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links to Amazon Is this blog just for teachers? NO! This blog is for anyone who wants to do fun activities with children of all ages. I will be posting a variety of activities for babies, toddlers, and elementary school aged children. Yes…some of it will be directed towards teachers,Continue reading “Why would I Follow this Blog? I’m not a Teacher…”