Holiday Printables: Journals for Kids

Just yesterday I came across two very cute holiday printables for kids from a fellow blogger at Upside Down Homeschooling. The first is a Thanksgiving journal entitled My Book of Thanks: a 25 Day Gratitude Journal for Kids. You can choose either a Pre-K – 2nd grade version for younger kids or a 3rd-6th

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Blueberry Banana Muffins: Baking and Book Making

blueberry banana muffins

This past week the kids and I did 3 themed learning activities involving blueberry banana muffins! Yum! We baked together, did a hands-on, messy play activity in the sand box that the kids have begged to repeat all week long, and even wrote and illustrated books about the process that the kids enjoy “reading”

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Kid-Created Nativity Christmas Cards

Though it is already too late for you to use this idea for your own Christmas cards this year, I still wanted to go ahead and share our very simple kid-created nativity Christmas cards with you! I normally do a photo card for Christmas, but wanted something a little bit more hands-on that the

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Merry Christmas Letter Play for Kids

This bath time is part of the Wash & Learn series with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose and Bath Activities for Kids, who originally inspired us to try themed bath play. This time Crystal and I are both focusing on letters once again because while learning the alphabet is obviously very important for

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125+ Ways to Practice Making Letters

ways to practice making letters

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool, follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or by email today! Here are lots of different ways you and your child can practice making letters! A lot of the ideas use everyday objects you have around the house, so could basically be considered

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