Creating A Positive Back To School Experience

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group Izzy will be starting school this fall. This will be our first time being away from each other on a schedule. Izzy has stayed with her grandparents for sleepovers and I’ve been away from her while settling the house after our move and while taking a…

C is for Car Activity

As promised I’m putting our alphabet activities on the blog. This activity is a fun way to explore creating letter C. While participating in this activity your child is also building their fine motor skills and practicing following directions. We have been loving the 4 Weeks to Read program and this activity is a perfect…

Patriotic Painting Activity for Kids

This post may contain some affiliate links. Purchases from these links may bring me a small profit, which helps keep this blog running. Painting is one of my daughter’s favorite things to do. We always explore new ways to create art with paint. For the 4th Izzy created a flag with corks and paint. If…

Letter B Light Table Activities

This post contains some affiliate links. A purchase from them, gives me a small commission and helps this blog keep running. Some of you may not know, I am an educator. My degree is in birth through five education. I always had a love for babies and young children, even as a little girl myself….

Travel Maine – Fun Activities For Families In Maine

Not sure what to do wtith your kids when you visit Maine? Local? Looking for fun activities to do with your children during the week or on the weekend? If you are new to our blog, welcome! I’m Eryka and I live in Southern Maine with my daughter Izzy, my husband and our pup Teddy….

Sensory Bin Activity, inspired by Mo Willems, The Pigeon Needs A Bath!

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group The Pigeon Needs A Bath is another engaging and funny story from Mo Willems. To celebrate Mo Willems’ Pigeon brand celebrating its 16th BIRD-day, Izzy and I picked one of our favorite books from the series and created a fun sensory experience for you to enjoy…

Because by Mo Willems & Our “Because” Inspired Moment

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group We LOVE books in this house. Being an educator and birth through five education major, I’ve built quite the collection. As you can imagine, teachers build a mini library of their own books. Especially teachers, like myself, that taught preschool age through elementary. I have bins…

Educational Activities with Jelly Beans

I don’t know about you, but this time of the year when Jelly Beans hit the stores, they find their way into our house. Then will all the Easter hunts and celebrations even more Jelly Beans enter our home. I wanted to give you some fun and educational ways to use Jelly Beans with your…

Educational Activities With Pasta

This post may contain some affiliate links. With a purchase from the links a small commission can be made. This helps me to keep this blog running and ¬†bring more fun educational activities like this to the blog for you. Izzy and I were in TJ Maxx walking around, being Maxxinsitas! And I have to…

Starting School ~ How to Create An Easy Transition For You and Your Child

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students. However, all thoughts are my own. Transitioning to a new childcare facility after a move or even for the first time is difficult for both the parents and child. I’ve seen and experienced this first hand as…

What are STEM Activities?

This post contains affiliate links, purchases from these links may result in a small commission. This helps me to keep this blog running and bring these educational posts to you. I loved partnering with Children’s Factory & Really Good Stuff on this post. You have probably heard or seen the word STEM. Not all parents…