Unlock the fun of counting to 5 with our engaging and budget friendly number recognition and counting activity!
Discover the magic of color mixing for kids using Oobleck. This is a great hands on way to discover primary and secondary colors!
Explore these engaging color matching activities for preschoolers that use pom poms and household materials like bottle caps and paper tubes!
Discover a unique counting activity for preschoolers! This magnetic worm fishing game makes learning numbers exciting and hands-on.
Do you need some ideas for toy rotations? Every month, I plan on sharing our playroom and how I rotate the toys. Welcome to our second month!
Do you need some ideas for toy rotations? Every month, I plan on sharing our playroom and how I rotate the toys. Welcome to our first month!
Make cutting practice for preschoolers fun with this activity! Kids will cut away the top layer of paper to reveal a picture underneath!
These sensory bags for babies are so easy to make and are such a great distraction during tummy time. Here are 4 ways you can make them!
This DIY baby toy is so easy to make! Babies will enjoy exploring the high contrast colors and jingly sounds of these homemade wrist rattles!
This rainbow pasta recipe is so fun to do with kids! It takes making homemade pasta to the next level with all the vibrant colors!
Tying balloons to the hands and feet is a great baby activity at 3 months. Perfect for strengthening gross motor skills, eye sight, and more.
Do you need some ideas of what to put in a diaper caddy? Here’s a list of 11 helpful items to include inside!
This DIY zipper board is an easy-to-make life skill activity for toddlers. It’s such a fun way for kids to learn how to zip up and down!
This is one adorable DIY toddler activity! Help your little one learn colors and strengthen fine motor skills with this pouch top caterpillar!
Getting baby hand and footprints can be tricky! These simple tips and tricks can make the process a whole lot easier!
This easy heart craft is a fun project for kids! The hot glue border guides little artists to stay in the lines to make geometric shapes!
This Valentine handprint craft is so adorable! It’s a fun and simple craft for the kids to make for Valentine’s Day!
There isn’t just one way to do tummy time! Keep reading to find out about different tummy time positions for newborns and babies!
Kids can learn simple subtraction with these free worksheets. They are silly, fun, and hands-on way to learn this important math skill!
This rose scented play dough recipe smells divine! It is a fun activity to do around Valentine’s Day and also make great gifts!
There are a ton of benefits to providing black and white patterns for babies. Get your free printable set of 12 dozen cards here.
This vibrantly colored activity is all about making shaving cream art! It is easy to set up and such a rich sensory experience for kids!
Make your own color matching activity out of paper tubes and pom poms. This is a fun way to play with color recognition and fine motor skills!
This Aladdin party idea will be a hit with the kids! It is such a fun activity to play with and also makes a great homemade gift!
This DIY puzzle is an easy-to-make matching letter game! It’s a fun way to use recycled materials for playful learning!
This activity for toddlers is a colorful way to use stale cereal for sensory play that is also taste safe! Plus, it’s super easy set up!
Looking for a Peppa Pig activity? This DIY play dough kit is adorable, so easy to make, and can be played with time and time again!
This shaving cream rain experiment is a fun way to learn about clouds and rainfall! Make it vibrant by using all the colors of the rainbow!
This stacking game made out of recycled paper tubes is toddler fun at its best! Super easy to set up and great for hand-eye coordination!
Salt dough handprint ornaments are such great keepsakes! Find out how to make the dough and find ideas on how to decorate!
This Christmas Cutting activity is such a fun way to strengthen scissor skills! Get the free printable worksheet to trim Santa’s beard!
Candy Cane Oobleck is such a fun Christmas sensory activity. Plus, add tongs to pick out candy canes to strengthen hand muscles!
Make your own snowman puzzle using rocks! It is a budget-friendly and fun winter activity for learning numbers and counting!
This free printable is all about giving animals their dots back! It’s a great way to strengthen counting numbers 1 to 10 & fine motor skills!
This lacing activity is great for strengthening fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. A super easy to make DIY toy!
This easy-to-set-up button color sorting activity is fun for toddlers! A great way to learn colors while strengthening fine motor skills!
Kids can enjoy not one, but so many princesses in this fun kit! These boxes are easy to assemble and make such great play dough gifts!
Everything you need to know to throw a super fun animal themed party! From animal-themed activities, to cake & table design, we got you covered!
This counting activity is a great way for kids to learn numbers! A DIY counting board is so easy to make and can be used time and time again!
The kids are going to love this beads activity! Thread the beads onto spaghetti stuck inside play dough to help strengthen fine motor skills!
Buckling, zipping, tying: these are all practical life skills that take time and practice! This DIY board is a fun way to help kids learn!
Looking for a unique gender reveal idea? Discover how easy and fun it is to make a chocolate piñata to smash open to discover baby’s gender!
This Rainbow Activity is super simple to set up! Use dot stickers on cardboard or grab our free dot-the-rainbow printable worksheet!
This Frozen Play Doh Kit is easy to create and assemble. It makes the perfect homemade gift for a Frozen fan too!
This Thanksgiving activity for toddlers is all about giving the turkey’s its feathers back! It’s an easy set-up to work on fine motor skills!
This autumn activity for preschool using pine cones & pom poms is a great way to use an ordinary object for strengthening fine motor skills!
This jelly sensory play is all about making an ooey gooey zombie brain that is full of creepy critters! Find out how to make it too!
This spider handprint craft is such a fun and spooky keepsake! The materials are simple and the multi-step instructions keep kids engaged!
This oobleck activity is a fun sensory play for Fall! Kids will enjoy tapping into their inner chef to make pumpkin spice oobleck soup!
This Q-Tip skeleton craft is where sensory play and anatomy collide! Cotton swab bones and DIY black play dough combine to look like x-rays!
This cardboard fire truck is the best addition to a DIY firefighter costume! It is a fun way to move the kids during Halloween or a parade!
Messy play for toddlers is the ultimate sensory experience. This pumpkin patch pudding activity is great way to explore all of the 5 senses!
This skeleton printable activity, is a unique way to play and learn using cotton swabs as puzzle pieces! Find out how easy it is to set up!
These pumpkin activities are a fun way for kids to crack open a pumpkin and create some fun festive decor while learning about plants!
This pumpkin shape sorter is a fun Halloween activity for toddlers! It is where crafting, playing, and learning collide with a pumpkin twist!
This DIY ghost is so simple to make! It takes all of a few minutes to assemble and is made up of budget-friendly materials!
These DIY Maracas are not only so much fun, but they are super easy to make and allow kids to explore their artistic and musical sides!
Making shirts and other custom clothing is so easy with the Cricut Joy! Iron on Cricut material makes things so simple and beginner friendly!
This 5 senses activity is a fun way for kids to learn about the sense of smell, taste, sight, hearing, and touch with a DIY puzzle.
This DIY Artist Costume is the perfect dress up or Halloween costume for kids. It’s not only easy to make, but such a creative process!
This Monster Shapes Craft is such a fun way to craft and learn with shapes! The supplies are simple and the results are adorable!
Everything you need to know to throw a fun kids Halloween party! From spooky-themed activities, to decor and party favors, we got you covered!
This magnetic slime recipe is the coolest! It is the best excuse to play with slime while learning about what scientific magnetic forces are!
This emotions activity for preschool and beyond is a fun way to break down emotions & start important conversations about feelings with kids!
This DIY Astronaut Costume is such a fun homemade costume for kids. It’s perfect for dressing up and is also great for Halloween!
This color recognition game is where color matching & fine motor skills collide! It is super easy to set up and only uses 3 simple supplies!
Hydrophobic sand, also known as Magic Sand, is sand that doesn’t get wet! Find out how to make this fun science-based activity for kids!
This DIY letter recognition activity is where learning the ABCs & cutting skills collide! Pick the alphabet fruit and match it to the basket!
This printable set of worksheets is all about positional words for kindergarten and preschoolers to learn, review, and reinforce!
This shaving cream slime recipe makes vibrantly colored fluffy slime! It is super simple to make and has the coolest texture!
This wreath craft is a fun way for kids to create festive door decor using simple supplies – just cardboard, glue, and old magazines!
Magnetic tile toys are so versatile! Take a break from building castles, and build-a-robot using screws, nuts, and bolts for loose parts!
This Fall activity for toddlers is a fun way to enjoy all things Autumn! This set up is great for sensory play and fine motor skills!
Everything you need to know to throw a roar-some dinosaur party! From dinosaur-themed activities, to cake & table design, we got you covered!
This DIY shape matching game is a fun way for kids to learn shapes! Bonus points for making this so you don’t lose the puzzle pieces!
This birthday play dough kit is so much fun! Assemble it once, and then use the loose parts to make cupcakes time and time again!
This taste-safe recipe is a fun sensory play activity for young kids. Learn how to make mud for play using 3 simple ingredients!
These Printable Number Cards are a fun way hands on way for the kids to learn numbers 1-20. Use clothespins for fine motor development too!
This DIY easy coloring sheet is so simple to set up! It is such a creative and relaxing activity, perfect for after school or quiet time!
This food activity for kids is a great way to expose children to fruits and veggies while constructing a real life Mr. Potato Head!
Making play dough with our simple recipe is so easy and fast! Take it one step further by transforming it into beautiful rainbow swirls!
This acorn project is a fun way to reuse items and create a fun and interactive STEAM experience at the same time – marble run style!
This Fall leaf craft is such a fun way to discover the beautiful colors of Autumn! Transform a green leaf into a Fall leaf scratch off style!
This fall sensory bin includes a taste safe foam that even babies and toddlers can enjoy! Read on for the easy how-to recipe!
This sensory sand recipe is made with just a few taste-safe ingredients including stale cereal! It’s moldable and crumbly, but not sticky!
This Feed the Baby activity is a fun and silly way for the kids to strengthen their hand and eye coordination and fine motor skills!
Nature can make the most beautiful masterpieces! Here’s one way to make Rock Art using sticks, stones, and other nature from the backyard!
Painting with a spray bottle is such a fun and vibrant way to create process art while strengthening important fine motor skills!
This DIY car toy is a genius way to use recycled materials for a craft you can play with! It also makes for a fun storage solution!
Where sensory and imaginative play collide! This insect preschool activity is a fun way to get hands on while learning all about bugs!
Make this school bus craft out of an egg carton and other recycled materials. It’s a fun and simple activity for the transportation fan!
Did you know that one pack of seaweed equals a vegetable serving? These easy lunch box ideas for kids are not only yummy but nutritious!
Stencil art for kids is a fun way to make shapes and designs. Get the free printable and ideas for your own masterpiece!
Teaching colors to toddlers has never been more fun with this color matching worksheet that makes ordinary cotton pads turn vibrant!
Strengthen cutting skills while giving your kids their dream “job” with this fun pet salon activity! Best part? It’s made up of recyclables!
Explore the deep blue sea and all of its creatures with this fun ocean activity play dough kit. Includes all the details on kit items!
A tiny bit of sand and a few simple ingredients create this easy no-bake sand play dough recipe for a fun textured-filled sensory experience!
This galaxy in a jar is a fun DIY craft to get kids excited about space exploration. Best part for grown ups? The set-up is so simple!
This simple slime recipe looks just like an egg! Not only is it taste-safe, but it also makes for a fun egg-making pretend play set up!
Painting on ice is a fun way to not only be creative with art, but also learn the science behind melting and freezing points!
Colorful popsicles are so easy to make! Follow my simple hack for creating perfectly layered popsicles and you’ll be making them in no time!
This ocean sensory bin is not only a fun way to spark imaginative play with sand and sea creatures, but it’s also so simple to set up!
All you need to know about how to make a maze using natural materials. A fun way to not only get kids outside, but also have them crafting!
This fireworks inspired activity is great for teaching toddlers colors. Perfect for Independence Day and New Year’s Eve celebrations!
This food coloring experiment is a fun way to learn density, dissolving, & diffusion. So simple to set up & it looks like fireworks in a jar!
This “Be Kind” Cricut shirt design is adorable! The Cricut Joy is so user friendly, follow these simples steps to make shirts in minutes!
This sink or float experiment is a great way to demonstrate density. The set up is super adaptable, base it on what you have around the home!
With just a handful of simple ingredients, this easy to make play dough recipe is a fast, no-cook way to make the ultimate sensory base!
Make your own Feed the Cookie Monster game. It is super budget friendly and teaches number recognition while strengthening fine motor skills.
This dinosaur kids craft is super easy to create and makes a great handprint keepsake! Read on for tips for making the perfect handprints!
Make a car wash water activity for toddlers using a milk jug, plastic cups, and garden hose for a lasting, engaging fun time!
Splatter paint art is a fun way to express yourself artistically! Here are some tips on making the most of this messy yet awesome activity!
This vibrant color matching game using cotton swabs is a fun way to learn the colors of the rainbow while strengthening fine motor skills!
This toothpick star science experiment is just like magic! And all you need are a few simple supplies: toothpicks and water!
Oobleck experiments are so easy to set up and are such a great sensory experience! Here’s everything you need to know about it!
This blooming paper flower experiment is magical! Grab our free printable with flowers you can cut out in different shapes and colors!
Does your kiddo love squishy and stretchy toys?! This DIY stress toy is super easy to make and is a budget-friendly way to get out that urge to squish!
Make alphabet learning fun with this Alphabet Coin game! It’s the perfect way to combine ABC learning with fine motor skills, too!
This nature walk scavenger hunt is a fun way to explore the beautiful colors outside that will turn into a creative colorful art project!
Elephant Toothpaste for kids is a fun experiment with a foamy reaction! Here is everything you need to know to do it yourself!
This shapes activity for kids is a great way to strengthen shape recognition! Make this puzzle yourself, or download our free printable!
This alphabet matching game is a fun way to learn uppercase and lowercase letters! It is perfect for the ice cream lover!
This is everything you ever needed to know about water beads. Learn how to make them, how to store them, and how to dispose of them.
DIY peg dolls are surprisingly easy to make! Discover just how simple it is to make this fantastic open ended toy that sparks imaginations!
Counting and adding have never been so fun! This Pre K math activity is a great hands on way to learn how to count and do simple addition.
Are you on the hunt for an easy activity for toddlers? This activity is all about color recognition and strengthening fine motor skills!
This rainbow science experiment is a colorful way to explore chemical reactions! Plus, all you need are some common household items!
Bubble slime is slime you can pop! With only just a few ingredients, whipping up a batch is so simple and oh so entertaining to play with!
This Earth Day craft for kids is a super fun way to celebrate our planet! Even the youngest of kids can enjoy making this fun collage.
Here is a fun tracing activity for preschoolers and toddlers! They are easy to print and a great way to prepare young kids for writing!
Here is a fun way to practice counting numbers for kids! This spring-themed activity is all about flower petals! Plus, get our free printable!
What are fine motor skills? In this article you will find out why they are essential and ways we can help strengthen them in young kids!
This dinosaur activity using pegs is a fun way to strengthen fine motor skills while learning colors and counting.
This pre-writing activity is a budget friendly way to practice drawing lines. Bonus points for being able to use it over and over again!
This hand-eye coordination game is so much fun for toddlers! They will love cracking some leftover eggshells to help the chick hatch!
This science experiment with food will teach kids about the plant life cycle, basic gardening skills, and even the scientific method.
This fine motor activity for toddlers is a fun way to strengthen pincer grasp, hand eye coordination, and more! Plus, get the free printable!
Filling up a recycled bottle with pasta is great for fine motor skills development! Bonus points for adding a color recognition game!
This mix the leaf activity is a fun way to answer the question: blue and yellow make what color? Plus, it’s mess free!
Trim the leprechaun’s beard and 20 other free St. Patrick’s Day printable activities! Also includes pages for alphabet, writing, math & more!
Where color sorting meets fine motor skills! Turn a part of your wall into a place for your toddler to stick and sort colorful paper clips.
This teeth brushing activity is a fun way to learn the importance of dental hygiene. Plus, grab our free printable for an easy set up!
This toddler activity is a great way to strengthen fine motor skills and learn about cause & effect. Plus, it’s a crash course in digestion!
Teach your child fine motor skills while strengthening shoulder and arm muscles with this vertical cutting practice activity! Plus, get the free printable!
This mix the heart activity is a fun way to answer the question: red and white make what color? Plus, it is a mess free!
A fun and tactile way to learn the early math concept of number comparison and the symbols greater than, less than, and equal to!
This fishing game for toddlers and preschoolers is the perfect combination of sensory play, fine motor skills, and so much more!
This is a budget friendly way to strengthen fine motor skills. This fine motor skills toy can be made out of household materials in minutes!
Preschoolers can strengthen scissor skills with this silly spoon salon activity! Plus, this comes with a free printable to save you time!
This months of the year activity is all about learning the calendar! Don’t miss our free printable version for busy parents!
A unique, hands on way to learn about the systems of the body. This easy to print, and FREE activity covers 8 body systems!
This alphabet game for preschoolers is a winner! Your child will love making the letters appear like magic. Plus it’s so easy to set-up!
This art supply list is a comprehensive guide to arts and craft supplies! It includes child-safe supplies as well as items grown ups need!
Discover fizzy chemical reactions while channeling their inner Jackson Pollock with this easy experiment to do at home and beyond.
This is all about providing a hands on way for kids to learn coin recognition. You can adapt this based on whatever currency you are teaching!
Introduce your kiddos to chemistry with this fun winter science experiment. All you need is some fake snow with baking soda and vinegar!
Make your own alphabet matching puzzle with just some cardboard, markers, and velcro. A great letter recognition activity for preschoolers.
These DIY snow recipes are perfect for educational sensory play. Learn how to make it with supplies you likely already have at home.
These DIY Christmas tree decorations are out-of-this-world gorgeous! They are homemade ornaments that look just like the Milky Way!
This fun Hanukkah activity for kids helps them learn their numbers and about the Jewish holiday at the same time!
This stained glass art for kids is easy to set-up, is a fun process to create, and results in a beautiful keepsake!
Learn uppercase and lowercase letters with this fun interactive game that you can make out of recycled cardboard!
This egg carton number matching game is super easy to make. It will help your child recognize numbers and learn how to count faster.
This is a super-easy way to teach addition. Everything you need to know about making this early math game using mostly recycled materials!
Use this recipe to make taste-safe foam for young kids. It is a perfect sensory base for little ones who put everything in their mouth!
Make this DIY catapult out of objects you have around the house. This teaches them beginning science!
This is how to make a really easy toddler craft. It helps them improve their fine motor skills, and it’s mess-free!
This color mixing activity is where gross motor, sensory, and science collide to discover how primary colors mix to form secondary colors!
This number recognition game, using leftover cardboard and a pizza box, is a yummy way to play with counting!
Combine color recognition and fine motor skills with this cotton ball rainbow craft! Perfect for preschool, toddlers, and beyond!
Make your own easy shape puzzle out of jumbo craft sticks. A playful way for kids to learn about shapes and colors.
Here’s a fun science experiment that makes DIY crystals overnight! DIY crystals are easy to create and teach kids about chemistry!
This budget-friendly color matching game is a great way for toddlers to learn colors and spark imaginative play!
This baby footprint art keepsake makes a beautiful framed wall art and captures their entire first year.
This pasta activity uses rainbow spaghetti to strengthen toddler fine motor skills. Bonus points for being taste-safe!
This fun shaving cream activity engages your child’s senses. This pretend play set up is perfect for the ice cream lover!
Make this DIY race track out of your leftover toilet paper rolls! It’s so easy and they love playing with it for hours.
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Teach color and letter recognition with this alphabet painting activity. It encourages fine motor skills development too.
Look at how easy it is to make your very own DIY counting puzzle. All you need is some leftover cardboard and wood beads.
Your child will love this color mixing orange activity with yellow and red paint. Even better – there’s no mess!
Looking for a fun way to develop fine motor skills and color recognition? This DIY bottle cap rainbow is perfect.
This pom pom drop with a twist is perfect for twisting and dropping to help your toddler develop fine motor skills and color recognition.