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February 10, 2016

Yarn Wrapped Sheep Craft for Kids

Yarn wrapped crafts have become a favorite at my house these last few months. I love the awesome fine motor work it gives my preschooler with her using her small fingers and muscles to maneuver the yarn around objects and I love how fluffy the yarn makes a finished craft look. If you are looking for a cute spring or Easter craft to make with your kids you are going to love this adorable yarn wrapped sheep craft we are sharing today. 

February 9, 2016

Baa Baa Black Sheep Printable Sight Words Game

My preschooler and I are having so much fun with Baa Baa Black Sheep this week! We've learned the traditional nursery rhyme, read a darling book (affiliate link) with another fun rendition of the nursery rhyme, made a super cute sheep craft, and we've been finding fun ways to incorporate all things sheep into learning. This Sheep Printable Sight Words Game I'm sharing with you today is perfect for preschoolers or kindergartners who are working on learning their sight words and it makes a great spring learning activity.

February 7, 2016

Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft

Do you have a favorite season? It's hard for me to choose a favorite, but I can't deny how much I love spring time, not only for it's perfect sweater weather, but also for it's endless amounts of crafting possibilities... butterflies, ladybugs, cute bunnies, chicks and sheep. I adore them all! Today we are sharing our latest craft, this oh so cute Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft that is perfect for spring time or when learning about nursery rhymes.    

February 5, 2016

When I Grow Up Preschool Emergent Reader Printable

My preschooler has worked hard this past year on learning her alphabet. We have excitedly chartered into new territory recently beginning to blend words and learn sight words. One fun way to encourage this beginning stage of reading is with emergent readers. I know firsthand the excitement my daughter feels when she learns how to read a small book all on her own, so it's a great tool to use. The creative preschool theme this week is "what I want to be when I grow up" so I put together this fun preschool emergent reader printable. It not only opens up great discussion on community helpers and occupations, but can help your preschooler learn the sight words, I, can, be and a.  

February 2, 2016

Adorable Wooden Spoon Lion Craft

We took a break from Valentine's Day crafts this week for some good ol' animal fun! This adorable wooden spoon lion craft is so simple to make. It's perfect for those days when your kids are feeling crafty but you don't want to create something too messy. Since it doesn't require any painting at all, it's an awesome mess-free craft. It also makes a great craft for after a trip to the zoo. 

January 28, 2016

Simple Paper Plate and Doily Butterfly Craft

One of my new favorite things is paper doilies. There are so many fun crafts you can make with them like our cute doily lion. We are continuing our doily obsession today by sharing how to make this simple paper plate and doily butterfly craft over at Artsy Momma today. The white paper doily hearts make it a sure fire hit for a fun Valentine's Day craft for kids.

January 26, 2016

Three Ninja Pigs Craft for Kids

A big thank you to Author Corey Rosen Schwartz for sponsoring today's kid craft post! Two of my children love all things ninja, so much that dressing up like a ninja happens several times a week around my house. It's one reason why we fell in love with The Three Ninja Pigs (affiliate) the instant we read it. Today we are sharing this awesome Three Ninja Pigs Craft that will delight the little ninjas-in-training at your house! Not only is it an awesome craft, but since it has movable arms and legs you can have fun pretend play after making her, helping her to conquer any bad guys that get in your way.