Icy “I Spy”

Icy “I Spy”

We’ve done several variations of “I Spy” activities…“I Spy” bottles, “I Spy” mats, and an “I Spy” Magnifying Glass. This fun variation, however, adds a sensory element using ice cubes. Here’s what you’ll need:  ice cube trays, water, food coloring,…

Pop ‘n Learn

Pop ‘n Learn

Here’s an activity for those leftover poppers from July 4th. Or perhaps you like to hit the firework tents the day after like I do for the great bargains! After all, who says you can’t throw some learning in with…

Mixing Colors!

Mixing Colors!

This idea came from Weather Wiz Kids (though it doesn’t really have anything to do with weather). It didn’t work exactly like it was supposed to, but it was still really cool nonetheless. Here’s what you’ll need:  a bowl, milk,…

Rainbow Mosaic

Rainbow Mosaic

I love using paint samples for learning activities! They are a great resource for teaching colors (and shades of various colors) and best of all, they’re free. Just don’t go overboard…Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Benjamin Moore might not like that…

Leaf Bracelet

Leaf Bracelet

Awww…fall is finally here! I absolutely love fall–the cooler temperatures, beautiful colors, and all of the fun family activities. A few weeks ago we did this little activity with the 2 and 3 year old class we teach at our…