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It’s A Unicorn World!

WHAT’S POPULAR? Well UNICORNS of course! Have unicorns really ever gone off trend?  I mean really?!?! Unicorn love has been a staple as far back as I can remember and still seems to be thriving today. Who can blame children when they see their cute faces, furry manes and magical horns? When you add those

Popcorn Stories!

Let’s talk about an easy storytelling activity for building oral language. Encouraging your child to tell and share more stories will connect them to their creativity. Try this fun activity with your child…Popcorn Stories! Popcorn Stories are basically little stories that “pop” into your head when you hear certain prompts. My favorite and easiest is

Wipe-Clean Books!

Back To School Series! Featured Series: Wipe-Clean Books! One of my favorite books for preschool and kindergarteners are the Usborne Wipe-Clean Books! These books are among my favorite practice books to prepare children for starting school. I love the quality and bright colors, not to mention the variety. The dry erase workbooks have thick sturdy

Teacher Gift Ideas!

The end of the school year is fast approaching. Don’t worry, it snuck up on me too! This is the time to give thoughtful gifts to those educators that teach our children everyday even when we don’t want to claim those little scoundrels! 😀 So let’s show those teachers some APPRECIATION shall we? I’ve always

Spring Book Series! Week 4

Spring Book Series, Week 4 Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and gardens are growing! Who wouldn’t be in a great mood? Spring does go by quickly but what a welcome after such a brutal winter. When my daughter was small, we used to love to take walks and pay attention to every little sound

Spring Book Series! Week 3

Spring Book Series, Week 3 Spring is one of my favorite times of the year mostly due to chicks. I’m not embarrassed. 😀 I love those cute little guys popping up everywhere when springtime is upon us! With that confession out of the way, there’s an adorable book on my radar this year featuring those

Spring Book Series! Week 2

  For week 2 of my Spring Book Series, we’re going to bust out our flashlights and dig in the dirt! Let’s have some fun while we check out this awesome book…Shine-A-Light: Secrets Of The Vegetable Garden! The Shine-A-Light series is a huge favorite in our house! The book is a great non-fiction book that

Library Scavenger Hunt

I’ve always been lucky that my daughter loves to go to the library. For some parents though, getting your child through those double doors may take a little creativity. I put together this fun library scavenger hunt as a game to get children excited about their library visit. Kids can compete against each other and

Valentine Bookmarks

Valentine bookmarks? Yes, please! When it comes to picking out valentines for my daughter’s class, the decision process at the store has been agonizing in the past. This year, we decided to go for EASY and make valentine bookmarks to hand out to her classmates. These are great for boys and girls and BONUS they