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20 FUN Word Family Activities

Learning to read by learning to read word families is a great way for young children to start off with their literacy journey. Here are 20+ fun ways to learn to read with these word family activities!

FREE Alphabet Soup Magnet Match Activity

Looking for fun ways to have kids matching their alphabet letters? How about using this fun, hands-on and interactive way to help engage and motivate the kids to learn their letters! This center has...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

This chocolate chip pumpkin bread takes this classic fall recipe to a whole new level. YOu’ll love the rich flavor chocolate adds to this pumpkin recipe.

Space Theme

Study astronomy with this fascinating week-long space theme! All you have to do is pick your favorite books, select a couple  educational activities, and enjoy a fun week exploring the universe and...

Free Autumn Tree Number Matching

Are you seeing signs of Autumn yet? Falling leaves, cooler temperatures? Here is a fun Autumn tree number matching activity, perfect for Fall!

FREE Scarecrow CVC Words Mats

Are you looking for a fun way to work on letter recognition and CVC words this fall? Add these scarecrow-themed CVC word mats are just what you need!

FREE Candy Corn Sight Words Activity

There’s the people who like and enjoy candy corn. Then there are the people who dislike or even can’t stand candy corn. I am in between. I might eat a few here and there but they are definetly not my...

25 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Taco Day

There are so many fun holidays to make the everyday more fun and memorable. In October, mark your calendar to celebrate National Taco Day!!    But lets face it, tacos are more than welcome to be...

Free Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Printables

It’s fall and that means changing leaves, apple, orchards, and pumpkin patches, are in season. Taking advantage of what lessons the season have to offer is one of my favorite things to do in my...

NEW! 31 Fabulous October Crafts for Kids

You are going to LOVE these fun, creative, and unique October Crafts for Kids! Take your pick – will you make pumpkins, spiders, monsters, ghosts, or candy corn?

FREE Apple Life Cycle Printable Pack

Apple season is here! The smell of freshly picked apples is amazing and so is this fun Apple Life Cycle Printable Pack. It would be great incorporated into an Apple or Johnny Appleseed Unit.

NEW! Alphabet Handprint Art

Kids will have fun with these adorable and fun-to-make alphabet hand print art projects from A to Z. Each includes step-by-step instructions as well as free printable alphabet worksheets for practice...

30+ Yarn Crafts for all Seasons

Yarn crafts! Do you also enjoy creating with yarn? It is such a versatile craft material, and not too expensive to craft with! Here are 30 yarn ideas to get you crafting throughout all the seasons of...

12 Tips for Maximizing Your Disney Dining Plan

It’s always good to get the best bang for your buck. Therefore, If you’ve made the decision to invest in the Disney Dining Plan, you’ll probably want to do a bit of planning before you...

25 Creative Pizza Recipes

Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite dish… Pizza. There’s no real way to do pizza “wrong”, but oh SO many ways to do it right! 😉 With all of the different...

23 Picture Books about Traditional Families

Recently I was searching for good books to read to my kids for a family unit. I was surprised to find the only book lists I could find anywhere were for non-traditional families. I know non...

FREE Civil War for Kids Mini Book

Kids will have fun learning about The Civil War with these free printable mini books. These 19 page books can be printed in black and white or color and used with kids of all ages.

FUN Pizza Counting Activity

School is in full swing now and what better way to keep the learning going then to do a super fun counting activity! We all know kids like pizza. So why not combined a yummy food kids love to eat and...

FREE Goldfish Estimating Numbers

Estimating is something that we use all throughout our life. Whether this is estimating how much our shopping trip is going to cost, how much flour to add to a recipe or how much time it will take us...

FREE Roll a Farm Number Sense

I’m always looking for fun ways to work on number sense skills. As a former elementary math teacher it is super important to me that kids know not just numbers and counting, but number values. This...

Camping Theme

Study camping using this delightful week-long camping theme.  Pick your favorite books, select a few educational activities, and enjoy a fascinating week learning with your kids!

Five Senses Printable Pack

This Five Senses Printable Pack will be a hit with your kids. It will help them think about each of their senses and how to use each of them as they grow in this world.

Easy Instapot Chicken Noodle Soup

This Chicken Noodle Soup is not only easy to make in your Instapot, but hearty, incredibly flavorful, and good for you too!

FREE Homeschool Schedule Planner

This free printable homeschool schedule planner is perfect for encouraging your student to become independent is by providing a daily agenda just for her! More than 30 days of inspirational quotes!

FREE Apple Math for Kids

A new school year has started and fall is quickly on its way. Which means it’s time to pull out all of those fun apple learning activities! Download this free versatile apple math printable to...

26 Fall Picture Books for Kids to Cuddle Up With

Fall is the perfect time for curling up in comfy clothes with some great books. This list is full of board books and children’s books that celebrate the sights, sounds and traditions of the...

FREE Apple Number Bonds Printable

This fun, free printable adding within 10 math activity with a fall, apple theme is a fun way to practice math with preschool and kindergarten age kids.

Apple Threading Number Order Activity

Apples and acorns, pumpkins and pies… Fall is almost here! Have fun apple threading, working on fine motor skills and number recognition plus number order with this cute activity!

Ending Punctuation Pencil Clip Cards

This super cute, free printable ending punctuation activity is pencil themed making it perfect for back to school. Kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade will have fun practicing adding punctuation...

Fall Color Sticker Worksheets

Kids love stickers and these free printable fall color sticker worksheets are perfect for practicing matching colors and strengthening fine motor skills with a fall activity for toddler and preschool...

NEW! Free Alphabet Circle Sticker Worksheets

Practicing matching uppercase and lowercase alphabet letters will never be more fun than with these free printable alphabet circle sticker worksheets themed just for fall. Did I mention they are FREE...

30 Super September Crafts for Kids

Get ready for an amazing September with these 30 September crafts for kids. You are going to love all the fun, clever, and unique ideas!

FREE Library Scavenger Hunt

Help kids learn to navigate the library, find the major areas of a library, learn about the different book genres, authors, and the Dewey decimal system with these free printable library scavenger...

34 Summer Learning Activities

Summer is all about fun, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop learning. You can combine fun and education when you use these summer learning activities! Whether it’s outside fun in the...

September Stories for Kids & Activity Calendar

Summer may be winding down and back to school is on the horizon, but that is no reason to stop having fun and creating memories reading stories for kids together! So grab this months free printable...

Paper Plate and Coffee Filter Apple Craft

Today we are sharing a cute Paper Plate and Coffee Filter Apple Craft. This craft uses simple supplies and a few easy steps to make an apple just in time for early Fall and the new school year. Kids...

FUN Sandwich Book Report Printable

Make it FUN for kids to recall what they’ve read with this Sandwhich Book Report printable report for kids in elementary school.

Tips for Avoiding Crowds at Disney World

Disney World is a crowded place. There’s no getting around that fact, and really, it makes sense that it’s crowded. After all, who wouldn’t want to see the most magical place on...

American Revolution Books for Kids

Books are a great way to make history come alive for kids. There are so many stories behind the American Revolution, and there are lots of wonderful children’s books that explore the people and...

EPIC Construction Slime Recipe

Kids will have a blast digging, mixing, and dumpling this amazing, 2 ingredient Construction Slime for a truly outrageously fun kids activity.

Letter Recognition Activity for Kids

The summer is over and you know what that means, it’s back to school time! Time to start learning new skills and reviewing others. This fun and easy Letter Recognition Activity for Kids will...

Abraham Bible Lessons

Get ready for some really fun, clever, and easy-to-use Sunday School crafts for lessons on Abraham. These are perfect for preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids.

23 Incredibly Delicious Rice Pudding Recipes

Is there really anything more delicious, more appetizing and more easy-to-make than a great rice pudding recipe? Yum! We believe you should always have rice pudding of some sort in the house, life is...

Kindness Projects for Kids

“Throw Kindness around like Confetti!” I love that saying! As parents and teachers it is our duty to teach children to be kind and to be an example too! Here are 20 great Random Acts of...

Flower Rhyming Words Worksheets

Kids will have fun practicing rhyming with these free printable Rhyme Time Flowers worksheets! This is perfect for kindergarten and first grade kids.

Shapes Flashlight Constellations

Kids are naturally curious about stars and constellations. This activity takes that fascination and pairs it with learning to identify shapes in this free printable shapes flashlight...

Watermelon Letter Matching Game for Kids

The school year is fast approaching, but there’s still a lot of summer fun to be had! Some of the most fun times in summer center around cold snacks like popsicles, ice cream, and fresh cut...

Movie Night Printable Pack

Who doesn’t love to have a movie night at home? These Movie Night Printable Pack bring all the fun elements of a movie night into printable worksheets where kids can work on their math and...

Color Matching Pencils & Erasers Activity

Do you have a preschooler starting school soon? Does he/she know his/her colors? Make these popsicle pencils and erasers (pompoms or colored mini erasers)for a fun color matching activity!

Farm Themed ABC Order Cut and Paste Activities

Looking for a fun way to get kids to practice ABC order, order months and days of the week? These fun cut and paste farm themed activity sheets are the perfect way to get them to review or practice...

Dinosaur Theme

Learn all about dinosaurs using this delightful week-long dinosaur theme. All you need to do is pick your favorite books, a few educational activities, and have a marvelous week learning with your...

FREE Bubble Kindergarten Math Worksheets

Addition can be fun. Summer is a great time to explore hands on learning. My kids think it is also a great time for bubbles! Mixing the two inspired this set of free printables to reinforce addition...

Overnight French Toast Casserole

This french toast casserole is my go to for any company, holiday, or special occasion. It is not only super easy to throw together ahead of time, but tastes AMAZING with the toffee topping! YUMMY!

All About Me Graphic Organizer

These fun all about me graphic organizer will be a hit with your kindergarten and first grade students. The graphic organizer includes cut outs about birthdays, favorite books, classroom teacher...

World Elephant Day Activities

Elephants are both enormous and exciting! World Elephant Day is August 12th. There are so many ways to celebrate these beautiful animals and share in the teaching and fun with your kids! Celebrate...

FREE Strawberry Picking Rhyming Cards

This hands-on rhyming activity is perfect for older preschoolers and kindergartners who are working on rhymes and are learning to make predictions when they read.

Instapot Corn Chowder Recipe

Everyone is going to love this quick and easy, Instapot Corn Chowder Recipe! It is hearty, super yummy, and so creamy!  

FREE Tractor Alphabet Plowing

Kids will love practicing how to form their alphabet letters with this fun, free printable Tractor Alphabet Plowing Activity.

Four Friends Helped

If you are teaching a Sunday school lessons on the four friends who helped their friend see Jesus so he could be healed from Matthew 9:1-8 here are some great games, activities, and crafts to go...

Watercolor and Crayon Ocean Craft

Today we are sharing a great craft to do with the kids this Summer! This Watercolor and Crayon Ocean Scene is a and easy craft that uses simple supplies with little prep. Kids can draw an ocean scene...

50 Ocean Crafts for Kids

Kids will have fun making this clever and unique ocean crafts this summer. There are tons of ideas from dioramas, fish crafts, crab projects, octopus art, oyster crafts, and so much more!

How Airplanes Fly Lesson for Kids

Kids will be amazed as they learn about how airplanes fly including the history of aeronautics, four forces of flight, and so much more.

August Stories for Kids & Activity Calendar

Summer may be winding down and back to school is on the horizon, but that is no reason to stop having fun and creating memories reading stories for kids together! So grab this months free printable...

Dinosaur Addition with Ten Frame

If your kids are like mine, anything with dinosaurs is a major hit. These dinosaur addition cards are a fabulous way to work on adding basic math facts up to the number 20. This activity is great for...

HUGE Farm Unit for Kids

Kids will be delighted to learn about farms with this huge farm unit with over 140 fun engaging worksheets, 14 math and literacy centers, 6 science experiments, life cycles, social studies emergent...

Air Pressure Science Project

Help your kids learn about and understand air pressure by helping them understand that air is real, expresses energy, and exerts pressure with these fun, hands on science projects for kids of all...

50 Preschool Science Experiments

Preschoolers are definitely not too young to learn about Science! At this age they are naturally eager to learn and what better way than with hands-on science activities! Here are 50+ science...

One Fish Two Fish Counting Game

Make practicing fun with this one fish two fish counting activity that uses goldfish and a little Dr. Seuss inspiration to make learning fun.

39 Better than Summer School Ideas

Summer is no time to throw learning out the window. Instead, it’s a great time to go outside and have fun while learning! These better than summer school ideas are perfect for anyone teaching...

Egg Bake Breakfast Casserole

This egg breakfast casserole is so very simple, but tastes AMAZING! It has become our go to breakfast for overnight guests, brunch, and special occasions like Christmas morning and Easter.

31 Number Games for Summer

Summer is all about fun, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop learning. When you use summer-themed number games to teach your kids all about math, you’re guaranteed to have a good time.

30 Funny Picture Books

There isn’t a much better sound than a child laughing, and there are so many wonderful books that you can share with your kids that are sure to elicit lots of laughs. Check out this list of 30...

Camping Tracing Strips for Fine Motor Skills

Kids will have fun strengthening their fine motor skills so they are reading to start writing letters after practicing with these super cute camping themed tracing strips perfect for toddler...

25 Mouthwatering Milkshake Recipes

There’s so many ways you can make a milkshake… for the kids, for adults only, a decadent shake or a healthy shake. These 25 incredible milkshake recipes are must tries! There’s...

Farm Theme

Learn all about farms with this delightful week-long farm theme. Pick your favorite books and educational activities and have a marvelous week learning with your kids!

FREE Math Games and Activities

Kids will get excited about practicing math with these fun, clever, and free math games. These activities are perfect for practicing counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division...

Printable Summer Games

Summer is finally here. During the winter we dreamed of sunny days, ice cream, and pineapples dancing in our heads. Now that is here we face a few challenges like bored little ones on long car trips...

TIC-TAC-TOE On-the-Go

Are you traveling soon? Perhaps you have a roadtrip planned this Summer? Here is a fun game to make beforehand and keep the kids entertained in the car, on the train/airplane- Tic Tac Toe On-the-Go!

25 Reasons Why I LOVE Homeschooling

Have you ever wondered why so many families choose to homeschool? Here are some of the many reasons 2 million families in America love homeschooling!

Pool Preschool Worksheets

With summer in full force, there will be lots of fun and laughter happening around a pool. This fun Pool Party Printable Pack is a great way to encourage learning before cooling off in the pool.

Homonyms Hamburgers

Make learning about homonyms fun with this super fun, hands on  Homonym Hamburger Activity for first grade kids.

FREE Sight Word Peacock

We are big fans of animals and trips to the zoo over here so we have taken some inspiration from our peacock friends at the zoo and created a sight word activity. And to make this activity even...

July Stories for Kids and Activity Calendar

Make reading a priority without all the work! In our July stories for kids you print out your free printable reading and activity calendar. Each day are a couple great book recommendations along with...

Ribbon Fireworks Craft for Kids

This is such a fun, unique fireworks craft for kids of all ages that uses curling ribbon! It is perfect for fourth of July or summer bucket list.

Sandcastle Engineering using cardboard rolls

Summer is almost here and that means it is time for fun Summer learning! Make sandcastles form cardboard rolls and have a sandcastle engineering challenge- who can build the highest(and strongest)...

Punctuation Marks Printable Pack

These days kids are exposed to bad grammar and incorrect use of punctuation which makes learning how to use punctuation correctly very important. It is a life skill that will improve your...

Fourth of July Theme

Learn all about the Fourth of July with this delightful week-long Fourth of July theme. Pick your favorite books and educational activities and have a marvelous week learning with your kids!