Category Archives: Movement

practice balancing with the EASTER EGG walk

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What you need: plastic Easter eggs, Easter basket, assorted kitchen utensils S and T loved this Easter activity. I filled a bucket with plastic Easter eggs and laid out a variety of kitchen utensils: wooden spoon, table spoon, potatoe masher, … Continue reading

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practice letter recognition with a Number Hunt

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Hi!  My name is Penny. I am a stay-at-home Mom to 3 beautiful little girls.  First there is S, who is 5 years old.  She is my book lover.  I can always tell where she has been because she leaves … Continue reading

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count and move with BALLOON DICE

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We work on counting in everyday activities.  We count cars, books, crackers, even people.  So for this activity I wanted to try something new, we had some left over balloons and I found a cup full of dice.  So here … Continue reading

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princess party game KISS THE FROG

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Ready for one more game?  This one is a big one. . .so it gets its very own post. Kiss the frog The idea that inspired this was a simple princess version of pin the tail on the donkey.  I … Continue reading

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princess party MISSING SLIPPER game and ROYAL CROWN activity

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Now that Little M is getting older, I was determined to add games to this princess party.  I did a little digging and found 3 games/activities that were so much fun I had a hard time not jumping in myself. … Continue reading

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Building FRIENDSHIP with teamwork games

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Sibling wars are at a high in our house right now, so I thought an activity that forces them to work together would be perfect. Three Legged Race what you need: scarf ~ cones (or small objects) I set up … Continue reading

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explore sense of touch with a SENSORY WALK

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This activity came to me on the fly.  We were about to take a walk, and I thought it would be fun to add a little something extra.  So I made the kids wait a few minutes longer while I … Continue reading

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Shape Scotch

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We had A LOT of rain in December, so as soon as the sun came out we ran outside.  What better way to get bouncing than a game of hopscotch?  Since we’re working on shapes, I mixed it up a … Continue reading

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