Category Archives: Activities

Paper Plate Bird Craft

What better way to welcome Spring than with this adorable Paper Plate Bird Craft.  We found this idea at Happy Hooligans and you can see the detailed instructions here.

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Turn Any Walk into a Nature Walk

In honor of Earth Day we thought we’d share this article by Peggy Ashbrook @ naeyc for families. Every walk is an opportunity for children to learn about the natural world. Walking around the block with my child when he … Continue reading

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Rice Sensory Box

We love this Rice Sensory Box activity we found on the blog hellobee.com.  Kids love to play in the rice by scooping, searching for animals, or whatever you choose to add, and hiding them as well.  Enjoy!

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Pumping Water: Toddler Activity

Kids are so curious, and when we ran across this simple activity for toddlers from this blog we just had to share.  

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Playgroup: Painting with Peppers

This week in playgroup we read the book Winter Rabbit, Spring Rabbit about what animals do in the winter. Then we tried our hand at our own art as we created a painting with peppers: The kids are always so proud … Continue reading

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Finger Print Garden

                  This week in playgroup we are talking about flowers.  We read one of my favorite children’s books, Miss Rumphius.  It was a little beyond our age group, but the kids enjoyed … Continue reading

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Activity: Color Hunt

This is a fun activity to do with your toddler who is learning colors and also a great St. Patrick’s Day activity to “Hunt” for green objects throughout their room or the house. This activity is easy and doesn’t cost … Continue reading

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