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25 Books About the Sun: Bright Choices for Kids Ages 4-10

25 Books About the Sun: Bright Choices for Kids Ages 4-10

Inside: A huge, annotated list of children’s books about the sun, including both fiction and nonfiction titles for preschool through elementary.   Whether you’re looking for picture books to go with a preschool summer sun theme, folktales to enthrall elementary students studying the Earth and space, or just-right nonfiction books that will hold your children’s…

Preschool Apple Activity: Apple Seed Letter Tracing Cards {Free Printable}

Preschool Apple Activity: Apple Seed Letter Tracing Cards {Free Printable}

Inside: A preschool apple activity for practicing alphabet letter matching and lowercase letter tracing. (Disclosure: Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.)   When I think of fall, I…

Story-Inspired Glue Dot Activity

Story-Inspired Glue Dot Activity

Inside: a glue dot worksheet to give kids practice controlling their glue bottles. Glue practice is also great for strengthening little hands and improving fine motor skills in general. Here we’re sharing a special, story-inspired glue practice activity. (Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means…

5 Fun Active Learning Egg Hunt Games for Siblings {Free Printable}

5 Fun Active Learning Egg Hunt Games for Siblings {Free Printable}

Here’s a fun, Easter time activity for learning letters, sight words, spelling words, or math facts. It’s perfect for kids who crave movement. Pretty much all you need are plastic Easter eggs and the free printable in this post. You can have multiple kids play it together, even if they’re working on learning completely different things. If you’re a…

Fine Motor Fun with Dried Beans

Fine Motor Fun with Dried Beans

Today I’m sharing a fun and simple set of fine motor skill activities. You can do it with toddlers, preschoolers, or elementary aged kids. All you really need are dried beans from your pantry. Montessori-Inspired Toddler Activity My kids all attended a Montessori preschool. One of the earliest activities they learned there was spooning beans….