Lalabu Soothe Shirt for Babies

Soothe Shirt

Are you a mom to a baby or a soon-to-be-mom? If so, you'll want to read today's post about the Lalabu Soothe Shirt! While I was pregnant, a company called Lalabu sent me a Soothe Shirt to review. I was so excited to receive the shirt and couldn't wait to try it out! But of course I had to wait several months until baby Lincoln was born to try it out. As a busy mom to two older boys, I knew this shirt would be really helpful. So what is a Soothe Shirt? A soothe shirt is a simple … [Read more...]

8 Free Printables for Counting Practice {Guest Post}


We're in for a treat to have Anna from The Measured Mom here today! I got to know Anna over a year ago and have always been so impressed with her blog. She has hundreds of free printables on her blog! She is an awesome resource for parents and teachers. Thank you Anna for being here today!! I'm so thankful that God has recently blessed Angela's family with precious baby Lincoln! I'm honored to be guest posting here at Teaching Mama while Angela adjusts to life as a mama of three. A few … [Read more...]

Color Sorting Activities & Pinning Party #50

Color Sorting Activities as featured on the Toddler & Preschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the weekly pinning party! Today we are featuring Color Sorting Activities. Look at how beautiful and inviting these activities are! Check out each idea by clicking the links below to take you directly to their blog. DIY Montessori Color Tablets with Jenga from Practical Mom Sort a Rainbow - Fun with Water Beads from A Little Pinch of Perfect Color Matching Printables for Toddlers from Totschooling Last week’s most clicked posts were: Sensory Bins with Wheat, … [Read more...]

Paper Towel Experiments for Kids

Paper Towel Experiment 2

My kids have been asking me to do some experiments lately. Since having a baby, I haven't been able to too many activities with them. When I picked up Viva Vantage at Walmart the other day, I thought of some experiments we could do using them. For the first experiment, I took two sections of Viva Vantage, folded it in half and we drew colored circles in a row using washable markers. Then we dipped the end into a container of water. We watched as the water traveled up the paper towel … [Read more...]

String Painting Activity {Guest Post}


Happy Friday! My friend, Sharla, is an awesome blogging friend and is over here guest posting today. I was blessed to get to know Sharla a year and a half ago at a blogging conference. She is an amazing homeschooling mom to 7 children (5 of them are adopted!). She writes about their homeschool adventures, busy bags, sensory activities, adoption, and more! Thank you, Sharla, for sharing here today!   Angela is a dear friend and I am so excited that her family has just welcomed … [Read more...]

Lunch Box and Snack Ideas for Kids & Pinning Party #49

Lunch Box & Snack Ideas for Kids

Happy Thursday! Hope your week is going well. It's been a bit slow on the blog (due to having a newborn at home!), but the pinning party is still going! Today we are featuring Lunch Box and Snack Ideas for Kids. If you have a child that's back to school or are looking for lunch or snack ideas for home, then you need to check these posts out! Check out each idea by clicking the links below to take you directly to their blog. Vegetarian Lunch Box Ideas from Kids Activities Blog 30 … [Read more...]

Jello Ocean Sensory Tray {Guest Post}


Happy Friday! Today we are blessed have another special guest sharing here. Heather is a dear blogging friend from Golden Reflections Blog. She has neat ideas for toddlers and preschoolers and also shares great ideas from the viewpoint as an occupational therapist. One of my favorite posts from Heather is series on whether a child has behavior problems or sensory processing issues.  Thanks, Heather, for sharing your sensory play idea with us today! Thank you to Angela for inviting me to … [Read more...]

Special Needs Parenting Resources & Pinning Party #48

Special Needs Parenting Resources from the Toddler & Preschooler Pinning Party

Today is the Toddler and Preschool Moms Pinning Party! We are so glad you are here and hope you find new ideas to do with your little ones. Please stay a while and join in the fun by sharing your favorite pins and checking out all the fabulous ideas that are shared! Today we are featuring Special Needs Parenting Resources. Wow, these posts are fantastic and a great resources. I hope you'll take a minute to browse through their blogs and pin them. Check out each idea by clicking the … [Read more...]

Our Preschool Plans for 2014

Our Preschool Plans

Happy Wednesday! Hope you are having a good week. We're still adjusting to life with a newborn and two active boys. It's going well and I'm trying to soak up all these sweet moments with baby (and at the same time being sleep deprived!) I can't believe it's already August 13th...and schools around here start this week! Since school is on the minds of parents, today I am sharing our plans for preschool this year. (This post contains affiliate links.) Our oldest, Troy, is 4. He turns 5 this … [Read more...]

Learning Shapes with the Princess & the Pirate {Guest Post}


Happy Friday! Today we have a special guest. Ashlee from The Well Nourished Nest is here sharing a darling activity for kids! I am a new follower to her blog and have been loving all her toddler & preschool activities and posts on motherhood.  I hope you'll check out her blog and browse her creative ideas! (P.S. Check out this awesome idea for teaching kids how to put shoes on!) Hi everyone! I'm Ashlee from The Well Nourished Nest! I am so excited to be guest blogging here today for … [Read more...]