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Amanda Greer
ardor and gusto, by beach or by bayou
ardor and gusto, by beach or by bayou
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Octopus Crafts and Learning
We had fun learning about the octopus this week. This is a great subject for kids of all ages... Count to eight with the little ones Get detailed with your crafting for the big kids Camouflage is fun for everyone Octopus fun facts are even fun for adults He...
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Solar Eclipse Learning for Early Childhood
We had an amazing time traveling to the path of totality for The Great American Eclipse. Here are some of the learning activities we used to help explain a solar eclipse to our preschoolers! Solar Eclipse Learning Cork Painting Moon and Eclipse Game Chalk a...
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Sammy's Cilantro Lime Rice
We harvested the cilantro the kiddos planted and made some delicious rice. Our preschooler mixed it up and did most of it on his own! This was a great way to get our kids involved in the kitchen. First we grew our herbs and when they were large enough, we h...
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Garden Activities for Rainy Days
Spring is fabulous, but it often leaves us with rainy days right in the middle of a week long lesson plan about the GARDEN! So, here are a few ideas to get you through those rainy days, while still teaching your preschooler to appreciate the garden. Number ...
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Happy Easter Preschool Crafts
Here are a few ideas for preschoolers on Easter! Tissue Paper and Glue Eggs We used colorful tissue and glue on paper to make simple eggs... they turned our great! Scrub Brush Paint and Paper Eggs This is another super easy craft for little ones to make pap...
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The Easiest Chicken and Veggie Bake
This recipe was a big hit! It is very easy to make with any salad dressing you please. For this version, I used red potatoes and broccoli. (You can substitute with any type of potato and green vegetable.) Here are the ingredients: 6-8 chicken tenderloins On...
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New Animal Learning: Pangolin and Jerboa
Our little ones are always interested in learning about new animals. We stumbled upon jerboas and pangolins in one of our animal books. Our oldest was interested in learning more... so we made this learning plan. They loved it! Jerboa Online Images Anatomy ...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Addition Games
Our little guy has been so excited about learning addition. We created a game to apply kinesthetic learning to his new addition skills. He loves Eric Carle, so we used his Very Hungry Caterpillar flashcards. You can purchase them at your local bookstore or ...
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Mardi Gras: Silly Crowns
These were a fun way to get in the spirit of Mardi Gras!  They are really easy, and you can improvise with whatever you have in your craft bin. First take yellow paper, cardstock or cardboard and cut it at a zig zag down the middle. This will be the crown. ...
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