Dice Games for Preschoolers

dice games for preschoolers

Today I’m sharing a big collection of dice games for preschoolers! (This post contains affiliate links.) We love dice around here.  We love them so much that they’re always disappearing!  This week I bought a set of 100 dice and stored them in glass canning jar so we’d always have access to them. (Note: the dice we bought came in the wrong color and size.  We had to straighten it out on… 

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8 Letter D Crafts

preschool art projects for letter D

We’re moving through the alphabet and sharing a set of art and craft ideas for each letter.  Today we’re sharing 8 letter D crafts and art projects! D is for Dinosaur I cut out a wobbly D and the rest of the shapes so my Two could make his own dinosaur.  He loves using a glue stick and pushing down the pieces.  This was his first attempt at drawing a smile…. 

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Children’s Books about Disabilities

books about disabilities for kids

If you’re looking for children’s books about disabilities, you’ll appreciate the variety of titles in this post! (This post contains affiliate links.) Disability.  Noun. A physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. What qualifies as a disability?  Most of us would agree that Down’s Syndrome, blindness, and cerebral palsy fall under this umbrella.  What about autism or ADD?  For the purposes of this post I have… 

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20 free & fun math games for preschool & kindergarten – Seasonal Roll & Cover!

20 free roll and cover printables

Looking for some fun math games for preschool and kindergarten?  Try one of these seasonal Roll & Cover printables! Have your kids ever played a version of the fun math game, Roll & Cover? You just need a picture with numbers on it, a die, and something to cover the numbers with.  You can use Bingo Daubers, Do a Dot Markers, coins, or any small marker that won’t roll away. This game works… 

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Chapter Books for kids in first grade and up (plus a new linky!)

chapter books for kids in 1st to 4th grade

We had some amazing book lists shared at last week’s After School Linky.  Today I’m highlighting some chapter books for kids in first through fourth grade. You’ll love these collections of books for independent reading and read alouds!     If you have an early reader, it can be tough to find chapter books that challenge your child but are also age-appropriate.  This list of 25 chapter book series from… 

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19 books for preschoolers (a letter D book list)

read alouds for preschool for letter D

We love collecting our favorite books to share for each letter of the alphabet!  Whether or not you’re doing Letter of the Week at home or in the classroom, you can use these lists as a resource for some of the best-loved books for preschoolers. (Because we only share our favorites!) With dogs, dragons, dinosaurs, and more — we had no trouble putting together a big list of great letter D books… 

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Free printable letters, digraphs, blends, and word endings!

free printable letter tiles

Today I’m sharing a big set of free printable letters.   I can think of so many uses for these! Here’s what you’ll get in the download: 4 of each letter 5 consonant digraphs (ch, sh, th, wh, ph) and 22 beginning blends 70 word family endings Prepare the letters 1. Print the letters (get them at end of this post). 2. Laminate for durability.  I love my home laminator, which does… 

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Weather emergent readers

weather emergent readers - the measured mom

Today I’m sharing a set of free weather emergent readers! (This post contains affiliate links.) Have you seen my sight word reader collection?  I”ve shared eighty free books at last count, and today I’m sharing another set! I’ve created these printable books to use alongside the wonderful Reading the Alphabet preschool reading curriculum from This Reading Mama.  My little books are designed to use with children from preschool through first… 

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Free Letter D Printable

free letter D dot sticker page

Today I’m sharing a free letter D printable to add to my collection of alphabet dot sticker pages. (This post contains affiliate links.) Today I’m sharing a simple letter D printable to reinforce the shape and sound of letter D.  This is an addition to our free dot sticker page collection. You might want to use this with our collection of ideas for learning the letter D.  We’re just getting… 

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Back to School Activities – for every family (plus a new linky!)

7 things busy families need to remember

Have your kids started school yet?  Whether your kids are attending school – or that school is right at your kitchen table – here are some back to school activities for every family. I always thought summer was supposed to be the slow season.  But with a busy garden, five kids at home all day, vacations, and summer activities… it was anything but slow!  Now that the back to school… 

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