Crafts and activities to help toddlers and preschoolers learn important Kindergarten readiness skills. Learning these important concepts will help a child…
This cookie counting and sharing toddler game was so easy to make and it is always a hot with friends that come visit! At Lalymom we have gotten a LOT of play out of these inexpensive props…and that is not even counting what we've done with the cereal that comes inside! I hope you enjoy these games and make up some of your own! Let's play with some cookies!
Welcome to Lalymom's Virtual Book Club for Kids! I'm so excited to be joining my bloggy friends during this Margaret Wise Brown month with our Goodnight Moon book words activities! I've got a free printable to make sure you've got all the materials you need for this activity. Be sure to visit Lalymom for lots of other Margaret Wise Brown ideas! See you soon!
This week at Lalymom we did an A is for Apple Craft using a simple CUT-punch-PASTE method. This is a super simple craft that incorporates cutting practice, paper punches, gluing and drawing to encourage fine motor skills practice. It is perfect for preschool and kindergarten. Find more alphabet crafts at Lalymom today!
Today at Lalymom, we are sharing 13 activities for Kindergarten Prep! My contribution is a set of printables for self care and morning routines! On the home front, we can tell that our lax morning routine could use some work. I made a printable to help my children get used to the things we have to do every morning before school. I hope that it helps you!
Learning to use scissors is an important skill for preschoolers to work on but that doesn't mean it can't be fun! Cutting Activities for Preschoolers can range from simply snipping a blank piece of paper, to finding unique materials to cut or creating really cool crafts! At Lalymom you will find great ideas for practicing scissor skills with your kids!
This kid's Thanksgiving craft is sure to be a hit around turkey day! These placemats from LalyMom will give the kids' fine motor skills a workout. This Turkey placemat can be used with SOOO many materials. It would be a great activity for a class Thanksgiving party or at home to keep the kids busy while everyone is waiting for the big meal!
Here are 13 kindergarten prep busy bags from LalyMom! These free printable dry-erase self-care mats are perfect for kindergarten prep. They are great to practice morning routines. There are three different skin tones. Get your free printables and get your kids' kindergarten ready!
With school right around the corner, get these lunch box notes from LalyMom ready in order to put in your kids' lunches. These will help your little girl feel special. Print them today!! Parent Hack: Print a whole school year's worth of lunchbox notes at once and you'll be ready for the whole year! Get them right here.
Back to School Sensory Maze from Fine Motor Fridays. This sensory maze is fun for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners alike! A super fun and engaging activity that will keep the kids smiling. This sensory activity is crazy easy to set up and costs so little! A perfect back-to-school sensory activity!
Check out these super fun tips and projects to work on those scissor skills! LalyMom has a collection of activities for you to try. Cutting is a huge toddler and preschool milestone. Encourage this important fine motor skill with these fun ideas! Help your child be ready for school by practicing how to use scissors.
Get the skills you need to get ready for school from LalyMom. These activities include free printables! These busy bags help develop all of the skills your child will need in kindergarten. Give your preschoolers a head start with these fun activities!
Here is a fun, free DIY project that allows for a wide range of ABC Letter activities for kids. LalyMom has these free printable alphabet cards which are so versatile and can be used with babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged kids. Three different print options mean you can make flashcards, memory match cards, and magic reveal cards! Your kids will enjoy these colorful flashcards.
Here is an easy beginner scissor practice idea - Sammy Scissors - from LalyMom (but you could give him your own fun name). The kids love to give this guy a haircut! It is a fun time for them while learning to work with scissors the correct way. You only need a cardboard paper roll, a marker, a pair of scissors, and googly eyes to make this quick and easy fine motor activity come to life for your kids developing little hands.