Category: Kids

  • Farm Books for Kids

    Every week, my son and I head to the library and/or thrift store to stock up on books related to the theme we are learning about. Last week, we found some really adorable, colorful, creative, enriching and engaging books (you know, all of those things us moms look for in a book for our child)…

  • Sensory Play With Farm Animals

    Today we set out on a new learning adventure. The activity…sensory play. The theme… On the Farm I am SO excited about this theme and even more excited to share all of the toddler activities ( 2 week’s worth!) that go along with it! For now though, let’s focus on this sensory play with farm…

  • Body and Movement Activities for Toddlers

    This past week was so rainy and cold here in Germany. That, combined with an active toddler, meant that I needed some fun activities that would get us moving, but would be appropriate for indoors. Well, I didn’t have to think too hard to come up with the theme, “Body and Movement”. At 19 months…

  • Fruit Faces and Pancake People

    The easiest way to incorporate learning is to do it with what [almost] every kid loves…food! For this week’s theme, “Body and Movement”, Nathan and I first enjoyed an afternoon snack of fruit faces. Although my 19 month old was more interested in eating the pieces than identifying them, I think this is still a…

  • Create-a-Kid

    To implement this week’s theme “Body and Movement”, I didn’t have to look very far to find teaching materials. My son and I both have body parts, and they move, so that is what we used. I did, however, think it would be beneficial (and fun) to make a mini version of my son so…