DIY Clay Heart Bracelet

With Valentine’s Day just moments away we have been using the opportunity to create a DIY Clay Heart Bracelet. It is hard to believe that this beautiful gift is made just from household items. DIY clay is incredibly easy to make. Simply pour 1 cup of corn starch into a bowl and slowly add the entire […]

Candy Cane Salt Writing Tray

Candy Canes are among the most popular sweets enjoyed at Christmas. The peppermint flavored sugar sweet is traditionally white with red strips. Candy Canes are also the perfect shape and size to use as a writing tool. We were inspired by the smell, colors and shape of the Candy Cane to create our own Candy […]

Easy Christmas Craft- Woven Ornament

  We all probably remember weaving place mats when we are around preschool age.  Our parents or teachers knew it was a great fine motor skill activity. They may also have done it because they remembered doing it when they were little. This easy Christmas craft uses the same skills to create a woven ornament. […]

Gluten Free Sensory Bins

Sensory bins are great for building fine motor, math, science, and language skills. However, some items used in sensory bins may contain gluten.  My daughter has Celiac Disease, so she cannot eat wheat, oats, or barley.  When she was in school, we had to modify what she could play with in this center because it would […]

5 Little Pumpkins Play Dough Mats

Free 5 Little Pumpkins Play Dough Counting Mats you can use this free set of 5 Little Pumpkins counting mats in your play dough center. Directions for using the 5 Little Pumpkins play dough counting mats Just print one mat for each child and laminate. Provide the children with orange play dough to use as […]