Pinkalicious Activity Ideas

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



Pinkalicious Instant Froyo Cones

Instant Froyo Cones! You’ll never guess how simple these are to make. The secret to a perfect healthy treat is easier than you think! Just add sprinkles.



Scribble Art Rainbow Fish

Like peanut butter and jelly, math and art are my favorite combination! This Scribble Art Rainbow Fish is process based art combining both math & literacy.



LEGO Norwegian flag

Check out this fun way to learn flags of different countries – today it’s a DIY LEGO Norwegian Flag! This month’s Virtual Book Club for kids is Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems.  It’s a super funny story, a hilarious take on the fairy-tale classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  From the inside […]



Colorful Friendship Bracelets

The friendship in Corduroy is about a button. Tell a friend you love them, just the way they are, with single button handmade colorful friendship bracelets.



DIY Bunny Treat Bags Filled with Blackberries

Super cute DIY Bunny Treat Bags filled with Blackberries to accompany The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.



Color Resist Art – Four Ways

Get in the Cat In The Hat “spirit” after reading the book – then make Color Resist Art using tape and four methods of color on this printable Dr. Seuss Hat.



Build A Train Game

Read The Little Engine That Could, a story of perseverance and motivation. Then reinforce shapes & counting with a fun little game to accompany the book.



Exploring Art and Color

Have you every opened your favorite book and just stared at the illustrations? Today we are doing just that – we’re Exploring Art and Color with Madeline.



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.



Sailboat Tangrams

Take a ride on the open sea with these eight Sailboat Tangram Designs (or make you’re own!) inspired by the children’s book “Where The Wild Things Are”.



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.



Pattern Play and Number Cards

Pattern Play & Number Cards, 2 math activities to reinforce counting skills & visual discrimination, plus a literary component with the book Ten Black Dots.



DIY Stamps – Swimmy

You don’t have to have a creative bone in your body. These “so very simple” DIY Stamps use little materials and the result is magnificently beautiful!



DIY Mixed Up Beads

DIY Mixed Up Beads – a fab project to go along with A Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle! Grab some paint & wooden beads and create these beautiful beads.



DIY Pretend Play Cookies

Make some yummy pretend play cookies with this simple DIY project and accompany it with the VBC for kids book of the month, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.



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.



Cat In The Hat Bracelet

A Cat In The Hat Bracelet – with it’s quirkiness, it is a fun little wearable craft to accompany the book! Let’s read & craft today, with VBC for kids!



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.



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!



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!



Inspired By Mo Willems – Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus

Inspired by Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems, a literary favorite of ours – create a one of a kind pigeon hand print to follow the book!



Virtual Book Club for Kids 2014-2015

This year I have the honor of being a part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids – join us every month for the featured author & an activity to accompany it!



book and craft: Feathered Duck Handprint

We’ve upped the handprint craft ante!  It’s a handprint duck with an added bonus of feathers and a googly eye, making the duck come to life in three dimensional fun!



learning monkeys: {Dr. Seuss Inspired} One Fish Two Fish Counting Game

{free printable} An activity to accompany One Fish Two Fish.  Practice counting, numbers, colors and fine motor skills.



book and craft: Little Pea Sensory Bin

As part of the Virtual Book Club this month, we read Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. This is our second month participating in the Virtual Book Club.  Each month we head to the library and check out every book from that author that we can get our hands on.  This month we read MANY […]



book & craft: Paper Plate Cherry Pie

As part of the Virtual Book Club this month, we read Pie in the Sky by Lois Ehlert. This book is one of V’s favorites.  What does that mean exactly?  Well, it means I read it over, and over, and over, and OVER, and over, and over some more! We also sang the song “Sing […]