I couldn’t resist doing a Saint Patrick’s Day themed activity during our Ireland unit because it also coincided with March 17th – how convenient I did that 😉 My oldest daughter is getting pretty good at counting, and can count … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day “Pot of Gold” Counting Activity: FREE DOWNLOAD!
I have always been fascinated by world currencies and love studying different kinds of money as part of our world country studies. My oldest is only three, so is not able to fully understand the concept of money, but she … Continue reading Japan Unit: Learning About Japanese Yen
I love activities that allow me to upcycle or reuse things that would normally be thrown away. Instead of throwing away plastic straws, rinse them out and save to make colorful plastic “sheets” to upcycle into fun crafts. This month … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Activity: Straw Shamrock Sun-Catcher
Here in Colorado we get quite a bit of snow at times. Sometimes it’s just too cold for the littles to go outside and play, so I decided to bring the snow to them! About a year ago, I bought … Continue reading Snow Painting – Indoor Sensory Activity
The Shinkansen or “Bullet Train” is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan. Initially, it was built to connect distant Japanese regions with Tokyo, the capital, in order to aid economic growth and development. Today the network has expanded … Continue reading STEM Activity: Balloon Powered Japanese Bullet Train
March we started studying Ireland (because St. Patrick’s Day, lol) and are really enjoying it! The first week of the month we were on vacation in the Caribbean as a family (yeah I know, rough), so we had a somewhat … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – IRELAND Unit!
I love activities that require little to no prep and use upcycled materials I have lying around the house. Over the past few years between my two girls, I have collected a lot of baby food pouch tops, and thought … Continue reading Japan Unit: Pouch Top “Sushi” Transfer Activity
For each of my country units, I like to have a sensory bin or small world play – I believe that imagination is one of the greatest assets of childhood and hope to instill this in my kiddos. For our … Continue reading Japan Unit: Zen Garden Sensory Bin
We started studying Japan for the month of February and absolutely LOVING this beautiful country! I have always wanted to visit Japan, but for now I’ll settle for traveling there through our themed activities! 🙂 Japan is an island country … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – JAPAN Unit!
The echidna is a funny looking little animal that lives in Australia. I wanted to incorporate some number work into our activities and thought this little creature made the perfect foundation! After my girls went to bed one night, I … Continue reading Australia Unit: Counting Echidna Cards w/Pinning Work