STEM Geoboard Challenges

STEM Geoboard Challenges

Activity for ages 4 to 8. These geoboard STEM challenges are an amazingly simple tool for stretching kids' design, engineering, and measurement skills.  Snag your 10 free STEM challenges below and then hop over to grab our best selling Toothpick STEM Structures...

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Handwriting Activity Pages

Handwriting Activity Pages

Activity for ages 4 to 6. Looking for an easy way to make handwriting fun for kids?! Print these five free handwriting activity pages below to enjoy tons of motivating practice. Love them? Grab the entire pack of handwriting activity sheets (including a D'nealian and...

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Fine Motor Super Pack

Fine Motor Super Pack

Activities for ages 3 to 5. When my three year old looked at me with his big blue eyes and asked for help, "writing like his daddy", I immediately launched into super mommy mode - pulling together 18 motivating games that would develop his hand-eye coordination, arm...

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100 Free Playdough Mats

100 Free Playdough Mats

Activities for ages 3 to 6. Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids' imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes our favorite finds from across the web. They're the...

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Valentine Counting Cards

Valentine Counting Cards

These Valentine's Day counting cards are a perfect math game to add to your Valentine's Day collection and they are great for building fine motor skills too! In the mood for more Valentine's Day fun?! Grab our V Day activity pack for kindergarten and preschool....

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Gumdrop Counting Cards

Gumdrop Counting Cards

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These gumdrop counting cards are a fun way to help preschoolers and kindergarteners work on the numbers 1 to 10 this holiday season. Christmas is such a fun time for kids. All the new sights, smells and tastes that they don't experience...

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Easy Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers

Easy Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers

This crazy easy fine motor activity for toddlers is a great way to help their little hands get ready for writing later. With a new month approaching in preschool, I began jotting down some notes for the lesson plans for my toddler class. This activity was inspired by...

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Peanuts Movie Activities

Peanuts Movie Activities

My kids love the Peanuts movie so you can imagine their joy when they snagged these adorable, FREE Peanuts trick-or-treat bags at Safeway. Two of their favorite things bundled into one reusable bag?! Smile-worthy! I am proud to be a Safeway compensated blogger....

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The Stages of Block Play

The Stages of Block Play

Activity for ages 1 to 7. Block play is a huge deal at my house. My kids adore building with blocks and I love their enthusiasm because blocks are so open-ended and grow with children, not to mention they are an excellent toy that encourages fine motor development. My...

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Pumpkin Count and Clip Cards

Pumpkin Count and Clip Cards

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These free pumpkin count and clip cards are a fun way for preschoolers and beginning kindergarteners to practice number recognition, one-to-one correspondence, counting and fine motor skills. And they're a perfect addition to any Halloween or...

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