We started learning to skip count last summer and found some cute songs that helped Sammy remember 2s, 5s, 10s and 100s. He’s pretty obsessed with numbers still so every time we get the sidewalk chalk out, he asks for different number sets. His favorite is skip counting by 100s so the final spot isContinue reading “Skip Counting Hopscotch”
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Sidewalk Chalk Water Painting
Apparently when you mix sprinkler time with sidewalk chalk time, you end up with a beautiful mess! Just saturate your chalk in water and draw on the wet ground and watch your little ones “paint” a masterpiece!
Pom Poms Color Sorting
Can you tell we LOVE Pom Poms over here? In fact, my kids first learned to love Poms Poms when grandma would watch them and let them “Pop the Pom Poms,” and essentially throw a bag of hundreds of Poms all over the house, some of which I am still finding in random nooks andContinue reading “Pom Poms Color Sorting”
ABC’s Matching Game!
My two year old loves this super simple matching game. And she’s really good at it! I originally made it for my son to match lower case letters to uppercase and decided to modify it so my daughter could start with matching upper case to upper case. I used 1/3 poster board, drew 26 circlesContinue reading “ABC’s Matching Game!”
Shapes Twister – Sidewalk Chalk Game
Twister was always a fun game to play as a child. Mostly to see how tangled up we could get before falling down. We’ve been having to get creative with our sidewalk chalk lately, and decided to draw games on the ground instead of the usual flowers and letters. This Shapes Twister game has beenContinue reading “Shapes Twister – Sidewalk Chalk Game”
No-Sew “Bean” Bags
I have lots of fond memories of bean bag toss games from when I was a child so I wanted to have some at home for the kids to play with. Not to mention they are super versatile and can be used for a variety of indoor and outdoor games. They are not cheap toContinue reading “No-Sew “Bean” Bags”
Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game
Ugh! It’s too hot to play outside already! So we’re expanding our shapes knowledge INDOORS with this fun and versatile game! I used painters tape to make several shapes on the floor and made some DIY toss bags with rice. The kids first instinct was to hop on different shapes, so we worked in twoContinue reading “Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game”
Double Bubble HOP & POP
Do your kids need to get out some energy? The Double Bubble Hop and Pop activity will keep them running, jumping, popping and hopping! Not to mention, it will help develop gross motor and coordination skills! Here is what you need! Sidewalk chalk Bubbles Bubble popping music Use the sidewalk chalk to draw circle “bubbles”Continue reading “Double Bubble HOP & POP”