School Supplies: How to Cut with Scissors

Handing little learners a pair of scissors for the first time in a classroom can make teachers a little uneasy.  Spend time focusing on how to cut with scissors, as well as, seeing what tool learners are ready to use is important. What Scissors to Use? There are many levels of development a child needs […]

School Supplies: How We Use Our Glue Bottles

Spending the first week of school teaching classroom expectations and procedures is essential for a successful year.  Glue is a tricky school supply for many little learners and there definitely needs to be instruction dedicated to teaching learners how to use this tool. Glue Bottles When learners are not taught how to use their glue […]

Welcome Name Tag Necklaces for the First Day of School

The first day of school is an exciting day for teachers and students.  There is a ton of prep work on both ends. Setting up a fun classroom, purchasing new supplies and clothes for the year makes for an exciting time. But when a young learner walks into the classroom on the first day and […]

Fine Motor Addition Math Game

Addition practice, fine motor skills, and mini erasers…is there anything better?  Well, there probably is, but this simple math game is perfect for a quick activity or busy box for your little learners. Chances are if you have children or are a teacher, you have a rather large stash of mini-erasers in your possession (thanks Target)! […]

Writing Letters with Sensory Snow

Letter formation is a skill that needs a lot of practice. Sometimes, holding a pencil to paper is not always the best way to go.  There are many fun ways to teach writing letters!  Just have fun with it! We recently made snow using our Insta-snow kit.  I didn’t want to throw it out.  It […]

Snowflake Toddler Sensory Play

It’s no surprise that little hands love to touch and explore the world around them! Toddler sensory play is so important to help little ones experiment with different textures in their world.  Our snowflake sensory tub and sensory bottles have been a hit year after year. Why Is Sensory Play Important? Sensory play is play […]