Do your kids know what the poppy is – or what it represents? How about the peace sign? Or even Remembrance Day or Veteran’s Day? When I recently realized that Onetime was finally old enough to start to understand some of these things, I decided to come up with a fun way to introduce some…
Shake Up a Christmas Tree Discovery Bottle
Do you remember those little water-filled games that used to be around when we were kids? You know – the handheld ones where you try to get miniature floating hoops onto little stakes, or tiny floating fish into a bucket? My son saw one in a store last week and was fascinated by it – and…
How to Make Exciting Phonics Discovery Dishes
I can’t wait to share this fun learning idea that I stumbled upon this week. While cleaning out my always over-crammed craft and storage room, I found some unused petri dishes from high school (I never throw something out if I think it can be used for arts or crafts!), and I got a brainstorm!…
Indoor Alphabet Phonics Hunt
Today, I am thrilled to be over on the Meaningful Mama blog today sharing a really fun Indoor Alphabet Phonics Hunt activity that Onetime did recently with a playmate at our house.
Teach Your Child Letter Sounds with a Fun DIY Phonics Game
Check out today’s DIY phonics game for a really simple but engaging way to get kids connecting letters to their sounds. These little alphabetic cubes are guaranteed to catch your child’s attention and will quickly become a favourite learning toy!