Dinosaur Books

This week we have a second list of dinosaur books for all the dinosaur lovers out there. Our first list focused on nonfiction Dinosaur Books and is a great list for learning about dinosaurs. This list includes silly, funny and sweet stories about dinosaurs. Dinosaur lovers will enjoy this list! Dinosaur Picture Books This post contains affiliate links. The Voyage of Turtle Rex by Kurt Cyrus – The Voyage of Turtle Rex focuses on prehistoric turtles and the dangers they encountered. {Read More}

Nonfiction Dinosaur Books

In November, Disney is releasing ‘The Littlest Dinosaur”. For dinosaur fans of all ages, we have created a list of nonfiction books that are a perfect pairing with this new movie. Before and after watching the movie the books below can help your little dinosaur fan learn more about these amazing creatures. Watch for a second dinosaur list that will include fictional books about dinosaurs. Nonfiction Dinosaur Books This post contains affiliate links. Dinosaur Books for Kids of All Ages {Read More}

Duck Activities

Rubber ducks can be a lot of fun to play with, but they don’t have to be saved for bath time. We like using them for learning activities and sensory play, too.  With a dozen rubber ducks (affiliate) you can create many different opportunities for play and learning. Duck Activities Add some water and enjoy your own mini duck pond sensory play. Get those duck swimming in this duck race fine motor activity. Set up an invitation to create a play dough duck {Read More}

Duck Pond Sensory Play

We are lucky to have a ton of ducks near the ponds in our neighborhood. Recently we spotted some new baby ducklings, and it has sparked a renewed interest in ducks. This simple duck pond sensory play is a fun way for kids to engage in pretend play and water fun with a duck theme. Find more pond theme ideas in our printable lesson plans for home preschool and preschool classrooms. Last year we had fun with duck pond fine {Read More}

Letter D Alphabet Conversation Cards

Up next in the Alphabet Conversation Cards Series we’re sharing ideas for the Letter D. You’ll find conversation starters about doughnuts, dinosaurs, dogs and more.   Download your free Letter D conversation cards! Find out more ways to use these conversation cards in the introductory post for this series. Next week we’ll be sharing the Letter E conversation cards.

Books About Dogs

If you are a dog person you know that they hold a special place in your heart and family. We are dog people and Little Bit will be quick to tell you how much she loves dogs which is why we read lots of dog books. For that reason I have a long list of books that you can read to your dog lover. If you aren’t a dog lover maybe these books will change your mind. There are so {Read More}

Dinosaur Play Dough

Last year we made an awesome dinosaur sensory bin that the kids had so much fun with. As we were reading books for this month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids, we came across a great dinosaur book. I decided to use some of the elements from our sensory bin to set up a new dinosaur play dough invitation for the girls. They loved it! Materials for Dinosaur Play Dough Invitation This post contains affiliate links. We started by reading Dinosaur {Read More}

Duck Race Fine Motor Sensory Play

The girls had so much fun playing with the miniature ducks we used for our duck math activity recently.  I wanted to use them in another hands on way. This time we focused on fine motor skills and sensory play. Although kids of various ages will enjoy the activity, it will most likely be a toddler favorite, especially if your kids love to play with spray bottles like mine do.  This post contains affiliate links. To get ready we read 10 {Read More}

Rubber Duck Math Game to go with Ten Little Rubber Ducks

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is sharing activities to go along with books by Eric Carle. There are so many books to choose so there are sure to be some terrific activities shared. We were inspired to create this fun math game for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This post contains affiliate links. Before doing this activity we read 1o Little Rubber Ducks.  In the story ten ducks go overboard and find adventure out in the ocean. This concept set the stage perfectly {Read More}

Fossil Fun for Kids

Today we’re featuring posts from the Discover & Explore dinosaur theme.  These fossil activities look like a lot of fun! Featured Posts Incorporate literacy into your dinosaur play by making these cool alphabet fossils from Playdough to Plato. There were some great ideas for making your own fossils. See how Enchanted Homeschooling Mom used air dry clay to make fossils for their dinosaur unit study. See how Fun at Home with Kids found some great dinosaur bones and used them to {Read More}