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Origami for Kids: Simple Cat

Sweet Pea is 5 years old.

Prerequisite: Your child must be able to fold a sheet of paper and make a crease in it, which can be tricky for a for a small child. If your tot struggles with this, then start with something like Kumon Let’s Fold book.


A medium sized […]

Sugar Chalk Spider Webs

Sweet Pea is 43 months old.

From: When we made sugar chalk drawings, I had the idea that the same technique would work perfectly for spider webs and have been eagerly waiting for Halloween to give it a try.


1/3 cup Sugar. 1 cup Water. Bowl. Whisk. 1 or 2 pieces of […]

Make Your Own Lacing Cards

Sweet Pea is 40 months old.

From: I was inspired by these homemade lacing cards on Sorta Crunchy.


Craft Foam. (We bought ours at Micheal’s.) Scissors. Plastic tipped beading laces. (We found these at Micheal’s, but you might be able to use an old shoelace.) Double stick tape or loops of regular […]

Fingerprint Animal Note Cards

Sweet Pea is 39 months old.

From: I found this idea for cute fingerprint animals in Family Fun magazine and also on Teach Mama and paint cut paste.


Washable ink pad. About 10 Note cards or pieces of sturdy paper. Damp towel for wiping ink off fingers, hands, arms and everywhere else. Fine […]

Animal Counting Cards for Milk Cap Numbers

Sweet Pea is 33 months old.

From: These are cards I developed to be used with milk cap numbers. (I promise this is the last one of these number cap activities for a while!) If you want something with larger numbers (up to 10), try my animal counting worksheets (which can be cut […]

Milk Cap Numbers & Animal Counting Worksheets

Sweet Pea is 32 months old.

From: Someone commented on my Milk Cap Letter page and asked for me to make a Milk Cap Number template. I made up the Milk Cap Numbers, but then struggled with how I would use them until I came up with the idea for the worksheets listed below.