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
The Dead Sea borders Israel, the West Bank and Jordan. It is more than 400 meters below seal level and is the lowest point on dry land. It is over 1/3 salt, and this hypersaline water makes floating easy. I … Continue reading Dead Sea Salt Experiment – Learn About Density
Most of us are familiar with the Christian Christmas story of the three wise men who presented the baby Jesus with Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. Most pictorial depictions show these gifts in containers. Aside from gold which many of us … Continue reading Three Wise Men’s Gifts: Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh *Sensory Activity*
Christmas is one of my favorite time of year – I think some of my best memories as a child are related to activities I did together with my mom. I wanted to continue this tradition with my daughters, and … Continue reading Reusable Advent Calendar – Dollar Tree Hack!
We saved the seeds we removed from our pumpkin a few days ago, and allowed them to dry for a few days. I decided to dye them and use them for another activity. It’s ridiculously easy to dye pumpkin seeds … Continue reading Dyed Pumpkin Seed Letter Tracing
As a nurse educator, I love to find creative ways to teach my little one about her body. At three, she isn’t able to grasp many abstract concepts, so I try to find hands on learning activities to make it … Continue reading My Body Unit – The Concept of Joints
Since my day job is to teach nursing students, I love finding fun ways to teach about the human body. I find it even more challenging to teach these concepts to a three-year-old, but this activity was a hit! Our … Continue reading Plastic Bag Lungs – Hands on Activity!
Water beads are my go-to for many sensory and learning activities. I wanted an activity to visualize the different parts of the human blood, and water beads fit the purpose perfectly. I used red/pink beads for the red blood cells, … Continue reading My Blood & Kidneys – Sensory Learning Activity
I was homeschooled growing up and my mother found creative ideas to teach us different concepts – this is even more impressive in pre-pinterest and blogging age, before the internet! I remember her doing this activity with me using beans … Continue reading Jello Cell – Biology Activity for Kids
My husband and I love to travel, but unfortunately we’ve been on a wee bit of a hiatus due to having two young children. In our 11 years of marriage, we’ve had the privilege to fly around the world and … Continue reading Famous Paintings Art Lacing Boards