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Penguin Hats with Fun Facts

Penguin Hats with Fun Facts

These free printable penguin hats include 5 interesting facts about penguins. Children can color and wear their penguin crowns, and learn a little bit about these birds too. Penguins are a fun classroom theme for winter. You can read some favorite penguin books (see below), do some cute penguin crafts, and incorporate science too. You…

25 Best Books About Santa Claus

25 Best Books About Santa Claus

These books about Santa Claus are sure to delight your kids this Christmas season. You’ll find picture books for children of all ages and tastes. I’ve had way too much fun researching and putting together this list for you! (Disclosure: Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate…

Valentine’s Day Bee Craft

Valentine’s Day Bee Craft

Inside: This Valentine’s Day bee craft made with popsicle sticks wants you to “bee mine”! It’s starting to look like we’re going to have a whole collection of craft stick animals! Today I’m sharing this fun, friendly bee craft with you. He’s ready to show you some love… Valentine’s Day Bee Craft There are lots…

Winter Letter Tracing Activity

Winter Letter Tracing Activity

Inside: a free printable winter letter tracing activity for preschoolers, with three ways to play. If you’ve been teaching your kids about polar bears, they’ll quickly recognize how silly these scarf-wrapped ice skating polar bears are. In fact, these friendly polar bears inspired me to make this winter letter tracing activity to share with you…

Arctic Animal Alphabet Worksheets

Arctic Animal Alphabet Worksheets

Inside: These arctic animal alphabet worksheets for dot markers include fun facts about each animal for grownups to read aloud to little learners. Whether you’re teaching about lots of different arctic animals, or just one in particular, these free arctic animal alphabet worksheets will keep children engaged. What Animals Are Included? This free set of…

Preschool Snowman Craft

Preschool Snowman Craft

Inside: This preschool snowman craft is made with a surprising ingredient that gives it a fun texture and helps it look extra snowy! We almost never get snow here, but when we do, practically the first thing my kids want to do is build a snowman. It might be my fault. A few years ago,…

Penguin Mitten Craft

Penguin Mitten Craft

Inside: This penguin mitten craft is simple enough for preschoolers and includes a template to make prep super easy for you too. We painted a mitten and turned it into a penguin for this cute paper craft. The thumb makes it look like he’s waving his flipper! This mitten craft would be a sweet choice…

The Mitten Activities and Crafts

The Mitten Activities and Crafts

Inside: The Mitten activities to go with the picture book by Jan Brett. Includes crafts, printable resources, games and more for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary students. Raise your hand if you love Jan Brett! Her now-classic version of The Mitten is a favorite classroom read aloud every winter. This cozy picture book is perfect for…