20+ Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Pumpkin Activities for Kids!!!

Pumpkin activities are so much fun in the fall–for kids and grown-ups! Here are some great pumpkin activities for kids that you can use for Halloween, for Thanksgiving, or just because they are tons of fun! Pumpkin Activities for Kids: Pumpkin Pie Play Dough Glow in the Dark Painted Pumpkins from Inspiration Laboratories Fingerprint Pumpkins from [...]

Ghost Bird Feeder Halloween Craft

Ghost Bird Feeder Craft for Kids! Perfect for Halloween!

Feeding the birds is one of our favorite acts of kindness! We got creative and made a ghost bird feeder to hang outside with our other Halloween decorations. This Halloween craft is made from things you probably have in your kitchen right now! How to Make a Bird Feeder clean milk carton white paint black [...]

Vowel Sounds Practice Game

Practice tricky vowel sounds with this fun cup guessing game!

Vowel sounds are hard to practice, especially the A, E, and I. To make the phonics practice fun we created a fun vowel sounds practice game with cups! Phonics Practice Game 3 plastic cups permanent marker pom pom or gem or something similar The vowel sounds can be harder to remember and reproduce correctly than the [...]

Sight Word Pumpkin Patch

Sight Word Pumpkin Patch Practice

We are all about pumpkins this time of year!  Recently, we made these pumpkin print craft with a secret item and thumbprints.  (Seriously very fun!)  We just had to use the cute pumpkins in an activity.     My Big Sister (age 7) is a first grader this year, and the sight word practice continues.  We’ve been [...]

Witch Hat Cupcakes for Kids

Simple Witch Hat Cupcakes for Halloween! Simple for kids to make and perfect for Halloween parties!

Halloween snacks and treats are half the fun of October! We made some super simple and yummy witch hat cupcakes to eat after reading the book Room on the Broom. It’s a fun story by Julia Donaldson about a witch and her cat who encounter a bunch a helpful friends. Each time the generous witch [...]

Apple Counting Busy Bag for Preschool

Apple Themed Preschool Busy Bag to Practice Counting!

I love everything about busy bags–they are educational, engaging, and fit into a little package that can be taken on the go! This apple seed counting busy bag is perfect for preschool kids who are working on numbers, counting, and one-to-one correspondence. Once you put it together you can use it during quiet time, in [...]

Fun Sight Word Practice: Ghost Zappers

Sight Word Practice Be a Ghost Zapper!

Making sight word practice fun makes it more effective!  The more sight words new readers know automatically the better they can comprehend the text they are reading.  Since Halloween is coming we decided to practice with a little sight word ghost zapping! The premise of the game is similar to our Fire Hose Fact Practice [...]