Category Archives for "Writing"

125+ Ways to Practice Making Letters

making letters

  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 FREE, or at least very thrifty!  These “making letters” ideas will mostly appeal to the 2-5 year old age group, especially the […]

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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” themselves. […]

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ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game

abc find write erase

Did you see the Bath Tub Drawing Boards we created?  If not, hop over to our sister site, Parent Teach Play, to see those first and then come back here to see the fun ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game we made up to use with our drawing boards!  This game is great for beginning […]

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Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids in the Bath

Welcome to Valentine’s Bath Week!!   We hope you are enjoying all the fun bath times shared so far!  Today we want to share with you some more Valentine’s Day fun for kids in the bath: A Candy Hearts Writing Activity! The idea behind this Valentine’s activity for kids is for them to give them […]

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Merry Christmas Letter Play for Kids

  Our shower time today was pretty simple to set up, yet packed a big punch in the categories of fun and learning!!  The basic plan was the kids would make and match letters, and when they completed the whole activity, I’d tell them the “secret” Christmas message they had created!  Secret message activities are […]

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Sidewalk Chalk Writing Practice

Changing the scenery, the utensils, or the writing surface can often help to motivate a less-than-willing writer.  My 4-1/2 year old is a beginning writer who is sometimes rather reluctant.  Yesterday we were playing with sidewalk chalk on the driveway when he called me over to see what he had written all on his own […]

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