Still Playing School: March 2015

Easy Egg Salad Recipe

After celebrating Easter you might have a lot of hard boiled eggs to use up! Our preschooler is back in the kitchen with me for our Cooking with Kids series again to help me make an easy egg salad recipe.

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Chevron Pre-Writing Easter Egg Craft for Kids

We may remember our zig zag pre-writing painting idea! We are revisiting this project to create festive Easter eggs with our kids and we've added a free chevron printable!

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Earth Day Crafts, Projects, and Ideas for Kids

If you are celebrating Earth Day or learning about our planet these Earth projects for kids teach so much about our home. We have the best Earth crafts and ideas for you to try with your children!

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Frog Life Cycle Recycled Craft

This recycled craft is perfect for reviewing a frog's life cycle with kids. It is easy for the children to transform the tadpole into a frog as they retell the process in their own words!

Recycled craft for kids to teach a frog's lifecycle
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Bottle Cap Hundred Chart

A Hundred Chart is a fantastic  tool for children to naturally discover patterns in math. We recycled bottle caps to create a loose parts math invitation for the light table!

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How to Freeze Your Own Cookie Dough

There is nothing better than freshly baked cookies but you don't always have the time or energy to make them from scratch. Instead of store bought frozen cookie dough we'll show you how to freeze your own cookie dough for homemade delicious treats anytime!

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Straws for Crafts, Projects, and Activities for Kids

Straws are an inexpensive and versatile material for learning and play! We've rounded up some of the very best crafts, projects, and boredom buster ideas for kids using straws!

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Glitter Oobleck

We added sparkle to one of our favorite sensory recipes by including glitter! We love the way oobleck changes between the properties of a liquid and a solid as a non-Newtonian fluid.

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Soothing Scented Goodnight Moon Inspired Sensory Play

It's time for another Virtual Book Club for Kids activity! The author this month is Margaret Wise Brown. We chose to play with a soothing lavender scented sensory bin to get kids ready for nap or bedtime as we read Goodnight Moon!
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Tissue Paper Projects, Crafts, and Activities for Kids

Do you save tissue paper when you receive a gift? Even if you don't reuse it for gift giving there are tons of crafts, projects, and activities for kids to create with tissue paper!

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Five Green and Speckled Frogs Game

Five Green and Speckled Frogs is a cute preschool song that lends itself to lots of math learning. We added a few props to inspire pretend play with fine motor skills!

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Rainbow Sticky Wall Letter Formation

We love to brighten up our days with colorful rainbow learning activities! We created a sticky wall full of letters to practice letter formation for homeschool preschool.

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Carrot Dip Snack for Kids

Our preschooler is becoming quite the pro in the kitchen with our Cooking with Kids series! This week we made healthy Carrot Dip Snacks that look like real carrots just in time for Easter.


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Hundred Chart Patterns on the Light Table

During any creative play with math manipulatives patterns will emerge. We put a hundred chart on our light table to explore numeric patterns in a colorful way!

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