Learn & Play · Life

T is for Trains and Trees

We made the letter T out of toilet paper rolls (or tubes).  Real creative, I know.  We’re also getting ready for a big Trip around here, so my activities aren’t all going to be spectacular for a while. We did go with cousins to the train museum though.  Bam! The kids were completely unimpressed with the Golden… Continue reading T is for Trains and Trees

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The Letter S – Snakes, Squirrels and Seasons

S is for snakes!  We just made S-shaped paper snakes, and then played the game Hiss!  It’s a cute, simple game, but until the kids are old enough to accept defeat, you’d better alter the rules and make it cooperative. Please notice the mess in the background of these pictures.  This is real life, people! Since… Continue reading The Letter S – Snakes, Squirrels and Seasons

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N is for Ninjas, Nunchucks & Nice Neighbors

I was drawing a blank on an activity for the letter N last week, so I quickly looked it up on No Time For Flashcards & found this super-easy nunchucks craft.  Basically you tie two empty toilet paper rolls together.  Miles & Eliza didn’t even want to decorate them. In keeping with the ninja/nunchuck theme, we… Continue reading N is for Ninjas, Nunchucks & Nice Neighbors