b, d, p, q spinner

Have you ever noticed that the letters p, d, b, and q are exactly the same shape??? The only thing different about them is which way they are facing…making them especially confusing to toddlers/preschoolers attempting to learn their lower-case letters….

Penguin Song

Here’s a fun penguin song to sing with your little one. I tried to add a fingerplay to go along with the song, but Big Brother wasn’t cooperating. And Little Brother was off..waddling around the house just like a penguin….

Feather Letters

Feather Letters

This activity was a HUGE hit at our house. Big Brother would have continued this all afternoon if Mean-Old Mommy didn’t make him take a nap. :)  It’s also very open-ended and could be adapted for numbers and shapes as…

X is for X-Ray

About 7 months ago, I walked into the kitchen at our old house to find batteries strewn all over the floor. I had been changing Little Brother’s diaper and didn’t know that Big Brother could open the refrigerator (which is…

L is for Leaf

Here is a fun and super-easy alphabet craft…perfect for the changing season! 1. Go outside and pick out leaves of varying sizes and shapes. 2. Cut out a large “L” out of cartstock or construction paper and let your little…

Apple Song

As always, please excuse my terrible singing voice… Make an on-line slide show at www.OneTrueMedia.com I’m a Little Apple(sung to the tune of I’m a Little Teapot) I’m a little apple,I grow on a tree. I start as a seed…

Apple-Seed "A"

It’s been a crazy day. We only had about 5 minutes to do an activity today, so I was thankful this was a simple one! Here’s what you’ll need: a piece of red and white construction paper, glue, and several…

Dinosaur D

Dinosaur D

Alphabet crafts are so much fun…especially when they are based upon your child’s current interests. This “Dinosaur D” craft adds an extra element of texture–true to a dinosaur’s skin! My nephews and niece (who are triplets) came over this morning…

Learning Walk

Sometimes the simplest things can be the most meaningful… The weather has been much nicer lately, which means it is cool enough in the mornings to actually go for walks! I just started pointing out numbers and shapes on our…