We have been on a beach and ocean theme here this week, mostly because mama is really missing the beach right now. I decided to bring the beach to my daughter since she has yet to experience it. We set up a beach-themed water table outside and for inside we did this really fun seashell […]
Children learn by doing. Encouraging independence, really does take one activity at a time. Here are some hands-on activities to get you started!
I love hearing from readers! One of my GHOK readers reached out to me with a request for an All About Me Editable Worksheet that she could give to her daughter’s teacher at the beginning of school. She had found some great options on Pinterest, but none of them were editable on the computer. So […]
My 3-year-old LOVES play dough. There are so many great activities you can use play dough with. One of my favorites is play dough invitation to play kits. Today I’ve gathered 25 of my favorite play dough invitation to play activities to share with you. What is a Play Dough Invitation to Play Activity? If […]
Do you have a toddler or preschool age child and are they learning their pre-writing lines? Not even sure what pre-writing lines are? Today I wanted to share some fun and hands-on ways to practice pre-writing lines for your preschoolers. What are Pre-Writing Lines? Pre-writing lines are lines and shapes that toddlers and preschoolers learn […]
“How do I get my child to hold a pencil correctly?” I often receive this question from readers, especially parents. A large component of handwriting is how a child is holding the pencil while they write. But did you know the building blocks for pencil grasp start when a baby is just a few months […]
Now that my daughter is five, we’ve been practicing handwriting skills more frequently than we have in the past. Since we are homeschooling, this allows us to take our time and introduce these skills at an age appropriate time. As we work on letter formations, I’m always forgetting how to give verbal directions on how […]