Category: Preschooler

  • Dyed Rice for Sensory Play, Art, and More

    Dyed Rice for Sensory Play, Art, and More

    Whether you’re looking for a fun playgroup or party activity for a group of youngsters or want to try something like this with your own special tyke, dyed rice is easy to make, fun to play with, and versatile for a number of activities and stages.  I’ve used it for sensory bins, I-Spy jars, art […]

  • Constellation Craft

    Constellation Craft

    Whether you’re trying to entertain dozens of toddlers at a celestial-themed birthday party, stimulate a lazy afternoon, or entertain kiddos for a late night like New Year’s Eve, this craft is educational, artistic, and yummy!!!  It can also be modified for just about any age and stage.  For instance, when catering to a large group, […]

  • Preschool Halloween Games and Food

    Preschool Halloween Games and Food

    If you’re anything like me, the restrictions on bringing food to school can be frustrating.  This frustration is especially poignant when the request is also to bring thematically appropriate food.  If you’re feeling stymied by these seeming competing requests, I hope these ideas will help!  I also included a fun game for preschool aged kids […]

  • Cardboard Rocket Ships & Outerspace Tunnel

    Cardboard Rocket Ships & Outerspace Tunnel

    When my daughter asked for an “Astronaut Princess” party for her fourth birthday, we were a little stumped.  What does an astronaut princess do?  What sort of party would she have?  When the internet wasn’t helping me come up with a lot of princess-like astronauts (let alone “girly” ones), I went to the mastermind herself. […]

  • Easy and Lasting Play-Doh

    Easy and Lasting Play-Doh

    What I Used: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup water 1 Tbsp vegetable oil Coloring (8-10 drops of liquid food coloring or gel coloring) Optional: glitter (1)  Combine all of the ingredients (except the optional glitter) in a medium saucepan. (2)  Stir over medium heat.  When the ingredients […]