Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up


There were lots of great ideas shared last week! Here are just a few: Mom Inspired Life shared this fun way to practice letter recognition. Krafts and Kiddos shared her tips for Simple Ways to Make Back to School Easy. If your child is ready to practice basic math facts, 3 Dinosaurs has a fun Spinning Subtraction printable!   Have an idea or activity to share??? Just link up … [ Keep reading… ]

Personalized Character Alphabet Book


  Little Brother is slightly character-obsessed.  He loves characters from various cartoons/movies, so I wanted to put that "passion" to good use by helping to reinforce letter names and sounds by creating a character alphabet book for him.  We don't watch a ton of TV in our house (typically less than an hour a day, although it has been more in more trying seasons of our lives), but these c … [ Keep reading… ]

Ping Pong Alphabet Bounce


This is a super-simple activity that Little Brother loved!  I used leftover ping pong balls from our hands-on blood demonstration and the plastic inserts that hold frozen quiche bites from a baby shower I helped with several months ago.  To keep from ping pong balls flying everywhere, I also used a shallow plastic tub to tame the bouncing.         1.  I used 1" circle labels to write th … [ Keep reading… ]

Books about Grandparents

Books about Grandparents

  Our children are truly blessed with the world's greatest grandparents.  Both my parents and my husband's parents are simply crazy about their grandkids.  It brings us so much joy to see our parents love our children so intensely.  Since we live within a few miles of both sets of grandparents, they have a unique relationship that I hope our kiddos will treasure their entire liv … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up


Happy Saturday! There were a lot of great ideas shared last week! Here are a few:   Giggles Galore shared this FREE Back to School Interview printable. Buggy and Buddy rounded up over 20 Counting Games and Activities. Take your chalk play to the next level with these Amazing Sidewalk Chalk Ideas from Messes to Memories.   Have an idea or activity to share??? Just link up … [ Keep reading… ]

Ivy Kids: September Monthly Literature-Based Kit


*This is a sponsored post.  I was compensated for sharing my honest opinions on this product.  All opinions are 100% mine.   Have you ever wished you had an entire month's worth of learning activities planned and prepped for your child but without the hassle of having to think of activities and get them ready???  Does it sound too good to be true?  Think again...I have just the s … [ Keep reading… ]