Color Games for Toddlers Part 6: Pegboards and Pegs Color Recognition

I recently purchased some pegboards from Oriental Trading and I love them! Luckily, my children love them even more. Since the colors are so vibrant, it was only natural that I would use them for some toddler color games. If you do buy this particular set of pegboards and pegs from Oriental Trading, I suggest… Continue reading Color Games for Toddlers Part 6: Pegboards and Pegs Color Recognition

Puffy Paint Letter Cards: Montessori Sandpaper Letters Alternative

It seems like there is a huge Montessori movement right now and honestly, it’s for a good reason. Plenty of Montessori materials and ideas are extremely helpful for young children. A very popular material is a set of sandpaper Montessori letters. Sandpaper letters are great because they give a tactile experience to learning the letters.… Continue reading Puffy Paint Letter Cards: Montessori Sandpaper Letters Alternative

Baby Preschool Pack – The Perfect Gift for Families Expecting a Baby

Where can I find a baby themed preschool pack? My sister just had a brand new baby which is always a very exciting thing! She also has a boy and girl (twins) the same age as Little Bear and they already love their new baby sister. I remember when I was in the hospital after… Continue reading Baby Preschool Pack – The Perfect Gift for Families Expecting a Baby

Winter Tot School Activities

Well, Smiley Man has officially stopped taking a morning nap. I do preschool in the morning and I have discovered pretty quickly that Smiley Man doesn’t sit quietly to the side and play happily while I am teaching preschool. I didn’t think he would, but I didn’t have a plan for him either. After a… Continue reading Winter Tot School Activities

Snowflake Pattern Blocks Templates

I recently made these snowflake pattern blocks templates as part of a new “school” system I am going to do with Smiley Man. Since Smiley Man is still pretty young (20 months), I don’t think he will be able to use these pattern blocks templates the “regular” way. However, he loves to play with pattern… Continue reading Snowflake Pattern Blocks Templates

Color Games for Toddlers Part 3 — Paint Chip Matching

If you haven’t seen them already, this is part three of our Color Games for Toddlers Series. Normally they will be posted on Thursdays but with the holiday this week today’s post is a day off. Paint chips seem to be inspiration for everything these days. I have seen them used for cutting practice, paint… Continue reading Color Games for Toddlers Part 3 — Paint Chip Matching