Easy Toddler Easter Egg Dye!

Easy Toddler Easter Egg Dye!

I saw this simple egg dying project during one of my preschool visits. It's really great for all ages! Materials: Eggs Vinegar Gel food coloring Cool whip Pan Directions: Boil eggs. Let eggs cool in a bowl with vinegar for about 10 minutes (helps color stick). In the pan, mix the cool whip with the [...]

Snowflake painting

Snowflake painting

Materials: Foam snowflake (you can cut one out from paper too!) Non- toxic blue paint small cup (for paint) Paintbrush (or fingers) Smock Craft paper/newspaper to protect your table from the paint. tape (to tape craft paper to table) Have everything prepared before you invite your child to paint. Preparation is key.  Tape the craft paper [...]

Ice tray “snowballs”

Ice tray “snowballs”

I put this activity together with items we already had in our home (I keep a stock of those trays from the dollar tree). I thought it was a perfect activity while we wait for the snow to arrive in NC. It's a great fine motor activity and also helps children develop order, concentration, coordination, independence, [...]

Helping your child learn to express their emotions

Helping your child learn to express their emotions

As adults, we often forget that children don't naturally know how to express their emotions. Why is this important? When your child can identify emotions, they are more likely to be empathetic towards others, have self awareness, and manage their emotions in an appropriate expressive way. These are skills that are so important to instill [...]