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Lower Case Milk Cap Letters (& Intro to Alphabetical Order)

Sweet Pea is 5 years old.

From: Ever since I posted a worksheet with my original upper case milk cap letters, people have been emailing me asking for a set of lower case letters too. I finally created a set of them and thought up this quick activity for introducing alphabetical order […]

Writing in Jello Powder

Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: This very fun sticky finger writing activity from Teach Mama has been on my to-do list since I first saw her post about it.


2 packets of gelatin dessert mix (Better known as “Jello”). Jelly roll tray. Foil. (Optional, but helps with clean-up.) Milk cap letters. […]

Counting and Banding Spindles

Sweet Pea is 45 months old.

From: I saw a box of cocktail stirrers at Target and thought they would work for the Montessori spindle box activity.


45 sturdy cocktail stirrers (We found ours at Target near the paper cups. I had to buy 2 boxes to get 45 stirrers.), Popsicle sticks […]

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 […]

Snowflake Counting with Milk Cap Numbers

Sweet Pea is 33 months old.

From: After creating the milk cap numbers, this was the first activity I devised to go with them. We did not have a whole lot of luck with these worksheets, but I wanted to post them because I thought that they might be useful for other […]

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.


Milk Cap Letters & Sesame Street Nameplates

Sweet Pea is 27 months old.

From: I found these Bottle Cap Letters on Carissa’s Tools for Tot’s page. I got the idea to use Mod Podge on them from this post at Heather’s Eager Little Mind blog.


Several washed and dried caps from gallons of milk. Mod Podge. Small paintbrush. 2-3 Milk […]