Using Legos to Learn Sight Words and How to Read and Sound Out Words

1st-pic-learning-sight-words-and-reading-with-legosLearn how to use Duplo and Lego Blocks to get your child to learn his or her sight words. Also learn how to use them to help your child learn to form and sound out words. This is a lot of fun!

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My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving

My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for ThanksgivingThanksgiving will be here in no time at all. And, one of the lessons we try to teach our children about the Thanksgiving Holiday is the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. What I found during lessons is that teaching them visually is the easiest way to get them to understand…. hence doing a craft. So, today I thought I would show you my Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving. I found these Mayflower crafts while searching the internet. They are all really incredible and a ton of fun. Surely, you will be able to find some Mayflower craft ideas from this list….. use them to help teach your children about the Pilgrims and their travel on the Mayflower.

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How to Make a Changing Story Board

How to Make a Changing Story BoardToday I’m going to show you how to make a changing story board. You can bring your stories to life by using your creativity and a little bit of imagination. As the story evolves you can change your story board to depict the story you are trying to tell to your family and friends. You will actually have moveable figures and changeable backgrounds for your story…. what better way to actually tell your story than to have visuals. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Collage for Pi Day 3-14

How to Make a Collage for Pi Day 3-14Today is 3/14….. do you know what that means? It’s Pi Day. π (or Pi) is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of any circle’s circumference to its diameter. π is approximately equal to 3.14. I know it sounds confusing, but in mathematics it is one of the most important mathematical constants. So, since today is March 14th or 3-14 it is considered Pi Day. With that being said we are going to work on a collage surrounding all the numbers in Pi. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Nature Treasure Bowl

Mother nature is absolutely beautiful….. just breathtaking. Did you ever wish you could hold some of nature in a jar so you can look at it whenever you want? Well, today I’m going to show you how to do just that. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Nature Treasure Bowl. Simply take a walk in a park or in the woods and collect some of the things you find along the way like acorns, stones, pine cones…. whatever you want to place in a jar. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a St. Patrick’s Day Matching Game

St. Patrick’s Day will be here before you know it…. so in the spirit of that this craft is all about St. Patrick’s Day. In this post I will be showing you how to make a St. Patrick’s Day Matching Game. This craft is perfect for the Preschool crafter as this game is all about matching the size of each shape of the shamrocks. Get a couple Preschoolers together and listen to them giggle as they try to match the shape of the shamrocks. So, with that being said…. let’s get started.

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How to Make Paper Chains for the 100th Day of School

How to Make Paper Chains for the 100th Day of SchoolIt is hard to believe, but our children have been in school almost 100 days now. And, if your school is anything like mine they have a big party celebrating the 100th day of school. For the younger kids it is sometimes difficult for them to grasp just how long 100 days are. A great way to teach them how large 100 of something is….. is to actually show them 100 of something. That is what today’s craft is all about. I’m going to show you how to make Paper Chains for the 100th Day of School. Ideally, this craft should be started on the first day of school and add a chain piece to each other each day of school until you reach 100. But, if you haven’t started that already you can do this craft on the 100th day of school as well. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Fruit Loop Necklace for the 100th Day of School

How to Make a Fruit Loop Necklace for the 100th Day of SchoolDepending on when your school district started school the 100th Day of School will be coming up quickly. Now, is the time to start planning what kind of crafts you are going to do to celebrate the 100th Day of School. I’m going to show you an easy, and tasty, craft for you to do… Today I’m going to show you how to make a Fruit Loop Necklace perfect for the 100th Day of School. Each child will get 100 of these colorful circles of cereal and they will string them to make a necklace. The kids will love making it almost as much as they will love eating it. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a “Unity for All” Bracelet for Martin Luther King Day

Today is Martin Luther King Day. Martin Luther King is best know for his “I Had a Dream” speech where he basically said in his dream all men were created equal. He lived his entire life fighting for that fact. Today I’m going to show you how to make a “Unity for All” Bracelet for Martin Luther King Day. This bracelet represents Unity for all…. bringing us all together no matter the color of our skin. Isn’t that what Martin Luther King would have wanted? So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make an Origami Dove

Today I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Dove. I thought since today is Martin Luther King Day that today would be a perfect time to make a dove craft. After all a Dove represents Peace and Tranquility and bottom line….. isn’t that what Martin Luther King wanted for everybody? Martin Luther King was a great man and today it is all about remembering how wonderful he was and what he represented….. equality for all. So, gather up the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to make an “I Have a Dream” Pendant for Martin Luther King Day

Today is Martin Luther King Day. And, what better way to celebrate Martin Luther King’s Life than to make a craft in is honor. Remember that Martin Luther King had a dream….. in his dream everyone was created equal. Martin Luther King was a great man and today we are going to honor the “I Have a Dream” speech he made by making an “I Have a Dream” pendant. You can wear this pendant to honor Martin Luther king today and everyday you want to remember what Martin Luther King was all about.

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How to Make a Multicultural Kids Around Earth Craft for Martin Luther King Day

Multicultural Kids Around Earth Craft for Martin Luther King Day Martin Luther King Day is this Monday. The Martin Luther King Day Holiday represents what he taught us…. equality in all people…. no matter what color their skin is. That is an amazing thing. So, today we will be honoring Martin Luther King and all he taught us… by making a craft for this Holiday. So, in this post I will be showing you how to make a Multicultural Kids Around Earth craft for Martin Luther King Day. The craft is a lot of fun and has tons of meaning. So, let’s get started, shall we…

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All Colors are Beautiful Martin Luther King Craft

All Colors are Beautiful Martin Luther King CraftI have a really special craft for you today. I am going to show you how to make an All Colors are Beautiful Martin Luther King Craft. This craft is meant to remind all of us how no matter the color of the skin that people are the same and should be treated equally. That is what Martin Luther King represented. In this craft you will draw a picture of yourself, copy it and color each picture with different colors. The craft turns out beautifully…. and should be hung up this Martin Luther King Day. So, let’s get started.

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11 Cool Outer Space Crafts for Kids

11 Cool Outer Space Crafts for Kids Today I have some awesome craft ideas for you. Not just any craft ideas…… today I have cool outer space crafts for you. I was making my way through the internet looking for some really creative outer space crafts and I think I found them. I found some that are made from food and others that are made from recycled materials. I found crafts that are perfect for the youngest of crafters and others that are meant for older children. But, bottom line…. there is an outer space craft here for you. So, enough with the chit-chat….. let’s get started.

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How to Make a Paper Kids Holding Hands Craft for Martin Luther King Day

How to Make a Paper Kids Holding Hands for Martin Luther King Day I have a great craft to share with you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Kids Holding Hands craft for Martin Luther King Day. Martin Luther King Day is about remembering Martin Luther King and what he was all about. This craft is a great way to honor Martin Luther King and to remind the children what the holiday is all about. Today’s craft reminds us that no matter what we look like…. no matter the color of our skin we should all be created equal. So, in honor of that and Martin Luther King let’s make today’s craft together. So, gather up the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Colored Hands Wreath for Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is just around the corner. Martin Luther King Day is always the 3rd Monday in January and it marks Martin Luther King’s Birthday. Well, today’s craft is in honor of Martin Luther King’s Birthday. I’m going to show you how to make a colored hands wreath for Martin Luther King Day. This craft is just perfect for the occasion, in celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday. The colored hands represents children of different races joining hands in peace and unity. A few colored papers, a pair of scissors and a glue is what you need. So, let’s get started.

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