Spring has Sprung!

Giant Painted Flowers

These large flowers have really brightened up our days the past few weeks.  They all turned out so wonderful and have supported us as we’ve learned about plants and their life cycles. At first, I was apprehensive about 5 year olds being able to do this project, but they amazed me as usual! Using pre-cut white butcher … [Read more…]

LOVE is in the Air

Marbled Heart Art

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I am IN LOVE with this heartfelt bulletin board. The white background paper and white border really allowed the students’ heart art to POP!  With some left over silver ribbon from Christmas wrapping, I wrote “love.”  First I located the center of the board and created the … [Read more…]

A Wild Valentine

Wild Valentines

What toddler doesn’t enjoy playing with animals?!!  Rhett uses these small animals with legos, trains, blocks, kinetic sand, playdough–you name it!  And then came the idea for these wild valentines…   After buying the animals, it took me about 20 whole minutes to make these.  Here is what you will need: Wild Valentines template printed on cardstock. … [Read more…]

25 Days of Cheer

Advent Chain

I have been making advent calendars since B.P. (Before Pinterest) and now there are thousands out there!!!  I needed to get back to my advent calendar roots–where it all started– the good ol’ classic paper chain.  (Remember making them in Elementary School?!?).  But this chain would not be your ordinary countdown to gifts–the “Me! Me! Me!” chain. … [Read more…]

Celebrate Fall

Celebrate Fall

I just love when September rolls around and we get to talk about apples!  There are so many apple activities out there, but I find something so refreshing about these apple barrel projects. To make these apple barrel projects: 1.  Cut white construction paper to 11 X 17 so you can mount it on black … [Read more…]