Morning Chore Chart

Make your mornings THAT MUCH easier with this simple (and free) printable morning chore chart – created for you two ways.



Pinkalicious Activity Ideas

AWESOME! Here are a collection of Pinkalicious Activity Ideas for pre-writing, science, sensory, cooking, alphabet, colors, numbers, and shapes.



Backyard DIY Summer Camp

Want to know how to keep your kiddos busy this summer?! Try creating your own Backyard DIY Summer Camp with these easy instructions!



Ultimate Gift Guide for the Mini Fine Artist

Have a little fine artist? These gift guides are sure to please and inspire all mini fine artists. Gift ideas for the Mini Matisse, Picasso, and da Vinci.



Patterns and Symmetry

A fun and engaging activity highlighting Patterns and Symmetry in Books, with Llama Llama Red Pajama. Perfect for basic foundations in math & reading.



Story Telling Beads

Explore a fun story telling method with Story Telling Beads – practice colors, memorization, and reading. Accompany it with the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear.



Pool Noodle Jellyfish

Turn an inexpensive pool noodle into this Pool Noodle Jellyfish. Swimming around in it’s cuteness, just waiting for you to make one, or a swarm of them!



My Important Book

Inspired by The Important Book, by Margaret Wise Brown, kids can make a keepsake gift to write about who is important to them and why, with this printable.



Triangle Tessellation Puzzle

Inspired by the book Mouse Shapes – here is a free printable extension activity. Create a Triangle Tessellation Puzzle for an early geometry lesson.



coming soon: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

It’s a Kid-Made Christmas! All inspired by books – each participant will create an ornament with their kiddos & provide us a tutorial to make one too!!



screen-free activities: Magic Expanding Paint

Magic Expanding Paint! It’s paint that expands MAGICALLY! Who doesn’t love that?! Come see what all the fun’s about & how you can make it too!



Inspired by Eric Litwin – Button Counting, Graphing, and Sorting

Inspired by Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (for Virtual Book Club for Kids) – Button Counting, Graphing, and Sorting with FREE PRINTABLE!



Science, Art, and Math – learning with candy

What to do with all that Halloween candy?! Science, Art, and Math, that’s what! Here are some quick & easy, science, art & math for learning with candy!



Inspired By Julia Donaldson – Fancy Stick Crown

This Fancy Stick Crown is fun to make and fun to wear! Spark their imaginations with an easy craft you already have the supplies for – right in your yard!



craft, activity, and snack: Sheep Trick or Treat

Join us for a themed craft, activity, and snack to along with Sheep Trick or Treat, by Nancy Shaw – our Halloween book pick for Halloween Read & Play!



learning monkeys: Grow Crystals In A Jar {guest post}

Malia from Playdough to Plato is here today, showing us how to Grow Crystals in a Jar, for this fun kid science experiment!



learning monkeys: Fruit Match Up Games

These three, free printable Fruit Match Up Games are a great way to practice visual recognition and memorization with your little one!



learning monkeys: Numbered Fruit Flash Cards

These free printable Numbered Fruit Flash Cards are a great way to practice counting (and visual recognition) with your little one!



kid activities: 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books

With summer almost here, what a perfect time for some star gazing. Check out these 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books!



backyard summer camp: Starry Night Sky Painting

Starry Night Sky Painting art activity – a kiddo masterpiece from the Backyard Summer Camp eBook.



summer fun: Backyard Summer Camp

Backyard Summer Camp, an amazing resource for you to run your own Summer Camp – right in your own backyard!!  Hours and hours of fun and learning!



sensory: Bug Hunt Sensory Bin

We’re going on a bug hunt!  Create your own Bug Hunt Sensory Bin with black beans utilizing the fun & free learning printables I’ve created.



Let’s Play Dress Up {with KuKee and Hello Kitty}

Pretend play is so very important for my little preschooler – see how Hello Kitty’s “Let’s Play Dress Up” collection & the KuKee app have played a part in our pretend play fun!



Creativity Inducing Gifts For Preschoolers

A comprehensive guide for Creativity Inducing Gifts, primarily for preschoolers, but ideally can be enjoyed at any age.



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – Creepy Crawlies

A fantastic-bombastic list of NINETY plus (that’s 9-0-plus!!) kiddo-centered non scary Halloween crafts and activities – all creepy crawlies!



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – pumpkins

A fantastic-bombastic list of SIXTY non-scary kiddo Halloween crafts and activities – all with a pumpkin theme!



learning monkeys: Candy Chromatography

Try some super simple candy chromatography with some candy and a coffee filter – watch the cool effect as the colors from the candy dissolve into the paper.



little picasso: Starburst Candy Mosaic

Fun with candy and art – create this simple Starburst Candy Mosaic with this free printable and a bag of Starburst’s



learning monkeys: Jellybean Math

Loads of Halloween candy?  Try jellybean math – a super fun, engaging, AND YUMMY way to learn (without them even knowing they’re doing math!).



learning monkeys: Rock Candy Science

A fun science project that involves creating out of SUGAR!!!  Learn how to make your very own rock candy too with: Rock Candy Science.