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Halloween Charades

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Sweet Pea is 8 years old.

 

From: I was looking for some activities for Sweet Pea’s classroom Halloween party and got the idea for a game of Halloween themed charades from EasyPartyIdeasAndGames.com. Since we were going to be playing with beginning readers (1st, 2nd and 3rd graders), I wanted to make Halloween word […]

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CLOSED: Bob Books (and a Giveaway!)

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Sweet Pea is 5 years old.

From: Several people told me that “Bob Books” are fantastic for beginning readers, so when Sweet Pea started showing an interest in reading, I bought the first set for us to try.

Material:

A set of Bob Books.

 

Prerequisite:

Before your child tries to […]

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Rhyming Cups

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Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: Allison from No Time for Flash Cards shared this great way to teach your tot about rhyming words.

Material:

A list of 5 simple words plus 4 or 5 words that rhyme with each of them. Here are some options: bug: hug, jug, mug, plug, rug, drug, […]

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Memory Matching Game with Hershey’s Kisses

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Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: This easy activity was from The Activity Mom. (Her site has a whole bunch of fantastic ideas and you should definitely check it out if you haven’t yet.)

Note: We used simple Christmas words for this activity, but you could also draw shapes for younger tots, use […]

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Introducing 3-Part Cards (and a Giveaway!) CLOSED

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Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: 3-part cards are another classic Montessori activity. I was excited when I found a free set of frog 3-part cards from the Montessori Print Shop and decided to try them right away.

Material:

A set of 3-part cards. Our first set was the Frog Nomenclature […]

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Storynory

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Sweet Pea is 48 months old.

I am always running out of audio books for Sweet Pea. We have listened to the entire Little House series, Anne of Green Gables, all of Ramona, Henry and Ribsy, Winnie the Pooh, a few Magic Treehouses and as much of Junie B. Jones as I […]

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Zoobies

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Sweet Pea is 30 months old.

From: When I was younger, I was crazy about Zoobooks, which is a high quality children’s magazine about animals. I thought I might subscribe, and happily discovered that the Zoobooks company now makes a magazine for younger kids called Zootles and one for toddlers called Zoobies. Our […]

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