Let’s Play: Timing Activities!

Preschool Math Activities For preschoolers, time is a tricky subject. And like most things it is best learned through regular old life experiences and play. Today I’m sharing a simple activity that you can do anywhere and any time.  Use it at home when you need...

Let’s Sing: Portable Songs and Games

Drawing a Blank As a preschool teacher and nanny, there were probably 5,798 times that I needed to sing a quick song or play a quick game to keep ‘my’ kids entertained.  And 10,874 more times I couldn’t for the life of me think of one. single. song....

Parking Spaces!

Simple Preschool Math Activities I’ve written before about how easy it is to build early preschool math skills as you play with the kids.  And here’s another fun and playful way to incorporate math into your little ones’ lives.  (This is probably an...

Homemade Books!

Ahhhh…Books! As is probably evident from my last blog post featuring JBrary, not to mention the way I go on and on about early literacy, I love a good book! And so do most kids I know… Kids also love to create things and feel important. Mix all of that up...

Librarian Love

About 2 years ago, I was in a little bit of a Circle Time funk.  If I had to sing the Itsy Bitsy Spider one more time, or twinkle my little stars for the trillionth time…  I mean, I actually love both of those songs—but come on.  I needed to freshen things up.  As a...