20 Activities to Keep Toddlers Busy During Fall (+ MEGA Cash Giveaway!!)

20 Activties for Toddlers During Fall

Hooray for Fall! I love this time of year! With the weather getting cooler, it can be sometimes hard to get outdoors with little ones. We all know that toddlers are busy, so today I'm sharing 20 activities to keep toddlers busy during fall! Fall Crafts for Toddlers Fall Tree Painting from Mama.Papa.Bubba Chocolate Chip Acorns from Toddler Approved Stamping with Apples from Teaching Mama Leaf Bracelet from I Can Teach My Child Sparkly Fall Leaves from Toddler … [Read more...]

Kids’ DIY Photo Counting Book

Waiting for Photos

Hello! We are so lucky to have another guest blogger today! Susan from One Time Through is here sharing a fun math activity. Susan has great preschool activities on her blog. I love her latest post on 5 Senses Fall Playdough Ideas. Perfect activity for fall! Thanks, Susan for sharing your ideas here today! When Angela from Teaching Mama asked me to guest post for her, I was thrilled. I really respect her blog and was reading it long before I started blogging myself on One Time … [Read more...]

Fall Preschool Activities & Pinning Party #53

Fall Preschool Activities as featured on the Toddler & Preschooler Pinning Party

Welcome to the Toddler and Preschool Pinning Party! Lots of FUN fall fun has been happening in your homes! We loved reading through your posts last week. This week we are featuring fall preschool activities! Please check out the blogs below to see more. Check out each idea by clicking the links below to take you directly to their blog. Autumn Coloured Playdough from Our Little House in the Country Corn Painting Fall Activity for Kids from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom Fall Leaf … [Read more...]

8 Totally Awesome Playdough Recipes

8 playodugh recipes

Did you know that September 16th (today!!) is national playdough day?! Who knew there was such a thing. Today, I am sharing 8 totally awesome playdough recipes! Bubble Gum Play Dough This recipe smells just like bubble gum! It's also a great sensory activity. You can find the recipe here. Root Beer Playdough Are you a root beer fan? Then you'll love the smell of this playdough! Catch the recipe here. Jello Playdough Jello playdough smells and feels amazing! This is my all-time … [Read more...]

Pin to Win Giveaway!

Pin to Win

Two years ago, I decided to venture out into the world of blogging. I was scared that I would completely fail. I literally thought only family and close friends would read my blog. I hardly new anything about blogging and I quickly learned there's a lot to know! To my amazement, people started reading and following along. I have had the best time blogging and making so many neat connections! This week marks the two year anniversary of Teaching Mama. Thank you, THANK YOU for reading along and … [Read more...]

Free Fall Printables & Pinning Party #52

Free Fall Printables as featured on the Toddler & Preschooler Pinning Party

Welcome to the Toddler and Preschool Pinning Party! We had some really cool fall printables linked up last week on the pinning party, so today we are featuring them! And the best part is that they are a great free resource for you! They are a great resource for those who homeschool or those who want more practice with their kids after school. Please check out the blogs below to get your free printables. Check out each idea by clicking the links below to take you directly to their … [Read more...]

Ten Apples Up On Top Counting Activity

Counting Activity for Preschoolers

Last week, Wes and I started doing preschool at home. The letter we started learning about is 'A' and we are doing lots of activities with apples. One of my favorite apple books is Ten Apples Up on Top by Dr. Seuss. I was inspired to do this activity after reading this idea from Buggy and Buddy. We put our own twist on the activity and it was a lot of fun! In this book, there is a lot of counting. The characters in the story are adding apples to the top of their head throughout the story. … [Read more...]

There’s Not Enough Time in a Day…


I don't know about you, but lately I feel like there's not enough time in a day to accomplish it all! Life with a newborn is exhausting. We have a good baby, which is awesome! But nursing every two hours, changing lots of diapers, rocking, soothing, and caring for a newborn is a lot! Add in two busy big boys and it's a recipe for exhaustion. Whew! Lincoln is 5 weeks old. We aren't on a very consistent schedule yet, but thankfully he got his days and nights turned back around. We are so in … [Read more...]

ABC Knock Down {Guest Post}


Happy Friday!! I'm so excited to have Jodie from Growing Book by Book here today! She has an awesome blog all about literacy activities for kids! She is so creative and shares lots of reading activities to do with kids. Thanks Jodie for being here today! My name is Jodie from Growing Book by Book and I'm excited to be guest posting today on Teaching Mama. My 2 and 3 year-old love all things to do with cars and trucks. I'm always on the look out for ways to incorporate literacy … [Read more...]

Apple Activities & Pinning Party #51

Apple Activities featured on the Toddler & Preschool Moms Pinning Party

Well, it's September and that means there are apple activities popping up all over Pinterest! Last week we had a lot of great apple activities linked up, so this week we are featuring them! Hope these activities can give you some ideas for your classroom or home! Check out each idea by clicking the links below to take you directly to their blog. Apple Sensory Bin from Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds Learning Activities with Apples from Gift of Curiosity All About Apples Preschool … [Read more...]