20 Social and Language Skills Your Baby Should Know Before One

20 Social and Language Skills Your Baby Should Know Before One

Your baby has come a long way from being that tiny little newborn who could barely open his eyes or hold your hand to an active, loving, almost-toddler. The changes you've witnessed in the past few months have probably amazed you. As they get closer to 1, they have...

Sidewalk Chalk Shape Learning Game

Sidewalk Chalk Shape Learning Game

It feels great to be outside once again now that the weather is warm and summer is almost here! Being home with two toddlers has been exhausting, but getting them outside gives us all a break. Since toddlers and preschoolers love to move and learn, here is a great...

Free Printable Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers or Preschoolers

Free Printable Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers or Preschoolers

The warm spring and summer months call for plenty of time outdoors with your children. Toddlers and preschoolers will develop a love for the outdoors as soon as they're exposed to all the beautiful things that nature has to offer. If you're trying to come up with ways...

Fishing For Letters Toddler Outdoor Activity

Fishing For Letters Toddler Outdoor Activity

Finding activities to keep your toddler busy and entertained during the hot, summer days can be daunting. Getting them outside is important, but you want to have ways to keep them cool, as well. Fishing for Letters is a simple activity that your toddler will love!...

12 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

12 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

Have you ever met a friend whose kids love reading? And have you ever felt that your kids should love books more, but you don't know how? Don't worry, we all feel that! Most of the parents are so busy in their lives and hectic routines that they don't get enough time...

10 Books to Teach Your Toddler About Diversity and Equality

10 Books to Teach Your Toddler About Diversity and Equality

Children can start noticing differences in the appearance of others at a very young age as they typically gravitate to others who look like mom, dad, or people that they see regularly. Teaching children about cultural and racial differences should also start from a...

How to Make a Busy Binder for Toddlers and Preschoolers

How to Make a Busy Binder for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Keeping a toddler busy (and quiet) for longer than 3 minutes is certainly not an easy task. Getting them to stay focused on something while also learning is even tougher! I created this Toddler Quiet Book to help my child learn new words and concepts while also...

Sorting and Matching Colors for Toddlers

Sorting and Matching Colors for Toddlers

One of the cognitive skills your toddler will learn in his 2nd year is recognizing and identifying colors. Children are capable of learning colors starting around 18 months old. Color matching and sorting (putting the red toy with all the other red toys) are the...

Teaching Letters on a Dry Erase Board

Teaching Letters on a Dry Erase Board

Activity Sneak Peak: Under 1 minute set-up timeNo cleanupWorks on fine motor and cognitive skills for letter learningFor 24+ months Your toddler can begin to recite the alphabet before age 2, but recognizing and identifying the actual letters can...

21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

The majority of things that your two year old learns will be through play and normal social interaction. At this age, children are like little sponges, picking up every bit of information about the world around them. Both structured and unstructured play are important...