Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so today I'm sharing candy heart math printables to use with preschoolers. Here's a peek at what's inside this math packet: First, there's practice with counting and number sense. Just have the child place the candy hearts in the ten-frames. The purpose of this activity is for kids to visualize quantities and develop number sense. By grouping them by tens,it helps the child understand what ten of something looks like. Math Skill: Number … [Read more...]
Disclaimer: I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review on my blog. All thoughts and opinions are 100% mine. I'm so excited to share this citrus volcano activity with you! This activity comes from my friend's brand new book called STEAM Play and Learn. I received an early copy of the book and I am blown away with how COOL this book is! It's colorful, easy to read, has amazing STEAM ideas, and is affordable! If you're looking for some genius STEAM ideas, this book is for … [Read more...]
Fizzy Experiment – In a Gutter!
We did a fizzy experiment inside of a rain gutter (yes, you read that right!) and my kids loved it! It was a fun way to spend a warm afternoon summer. I bought a rain gutter at Lowe's and it's been great for play activities! We love to use it to race things down it like it, like balls, cars, or soap boats! This activity was teaching my kids about chemical reactions. We've done lots of fizzy science experiments with baking soda and vinegar, but these experiments never get old! We loooove to … [Read more...]
Winter Science Activities Packet for Little Learners
Winter is here and I'm excited to share that my newest science packet is done and ready to share with you! This packet has 10 really neat science activities for little learners. These activities would be best for ages 4 - 8. The science concepts covered in this packet are the following: states of matter (liquid, solid, gas) density temperature chemistry – acid & base reaction investigating living things insulation Here are the 10 winter science activities … [Read more...]
Germination Activity – Grow Seeds in a Jar!
I am so excited to share with you a super simple activity that is awesome for teaching kids about seeds! I did this germination activity with my preschoolers and they loved it. Here's what you need: jars wet paper towels seeds Set several wet paper towels in a jar. Make sure to wring out the paper towels so there's no excess water in the jar. Then place seeds in the jar, near the bottom half of the jar. If you do multiple seeds, label the jars. Then place them by the … [Read more...]