Learning the alphabet is the essential first step to reading. We know that ABCs and 123s are the building blocks to becoming literate. However, it can be challenging when you're trying to teach your child the alphabet using books and digital screens. Your child needs hands-on activities that get them moving, thinking, and talking. A … Continue reading 10 Fun Hands-On Alphabet Activities to Help Your Child Learn Their ABCs
This is a Guest Post Written by By Christine Nicholls | Originally posted on December 17, 2004 Summertime! The kids are out of school and they have the long lazy days of July and August ahead. They could spend their days in front of the TV or they could be using their imaginations to create projects that are … Continue reading Summer Fun – 8 Weeks of Creative Fun For Kids
We all know traveling with kids can be hard, but as parents we want these trips to be fun and memorable for our kids. The best way to make traveling trips with children memorable is to have a keepsake. The best keepsakes are those that give a true reflection of the trip. This can be … Continue reading Traveling with Kids – The Best way to make holidays memorable!
Reading books, arts & crafts, writing stories, and making themed treats are great classroom activities for Groundhog's Day. For Groundhog's Day make some "Dirt Pie". Dirt Pie is a chocolate pudding with oreo cookies. Add some gummy worms to add to the groundhog digging theme and make the sweet treat even sweeter. letter-g-recognition-worksheetDownload Groundhog Day … Continue reading Groundhog’s Day Classroom Activities!
1. Wear red to class. Red is the color for good luck in China. 2. Have mandarin oranges for a snack. Two of the most common food symbols of the Chinese New Year are tangerines and oranges. Whereas tangerines represent wealth, oranges are a popular symbol of good luck. 3. Discuss culture and holidays. Compare the Lunar … Continue reading 7 Ways Celebrate Lunar New Year in the Classroom
What are some fine motor skills activities for preschoolers, kids, and toddlers? What are fine motor skills? Fine motor skills are the ability to make movements (motor) using the small (fine) muscles in our hands and wrist. Gross motor skills have to do with the larger muscle groups in the arms and legs. Think of a … Continue reading 10 Fine Motor Activities for preschoolers and toddlers
Purchase our newly released feelings book for you kid or school. Go through the different emotions a person can feel. Since the creation of Unabashed Kids Media the goal has always been to assist parents and educators in developing social-emotional awareness in young children. This can decrease instances of bullying, self harm behavior, low self-esteem, … Continue reading Take a Peek Inside – Unabashed Kids Talk About Emotions: A Book About Feelings for Young Children
Learn and Play with Clay Playing with play dough, theraputty, or clay is more than just a fun, creative, and relaxing sensory activity. Squishing, pinching, rolling, squeezing, smashing, making shapes, pretend food, and animals with these materials are all great for building muscles in the hands. Theraputty is exceptionally great because it comes in various … Continue reading 10 Super Simple Playdoh Activities
Parts of a Plant: Lesson Plan and Worksheets for Kids This article will provide a FREE lesson plan for teachers along with worksheets for kids who are learning the parts of plants. What are the different parts of a plant? Teaching Instructions: For this activity, you can bring plant to class or even ask your … Continue reading Learning the Parts of a Plant
Have children plant a seed and watch it grow, with this fun plant life lesson plan.