Skin Puppets

A couple of weeks ago I shared the first activity of our Human Body Unit, the Blood Sensory Bin.  This week we are looking into skin. This activity is a great way to teach both science and diversity. Materials Googly Eyes Glue Popsicle Sticks Paint Sample Cards (all skin colors) Circle Cutter Construction Paper (for Hair colors)…

Blood Sensory Bin

It’s been a while since we went through a teaching unit on here!  I’ve had these activities in the works for a few months now, and they have been so much fun for the kids and myself.  So today I’m going to share a fun sensory idea that you can implement into your weekly activities for…

Pom Poms

I get asked all the time, what are some ways to keep my toddler busy? My answer? POM POMS! They are the cheapest and most underrated toy of all time.  Both of my kids love them, and will spend hours just manipulating them with their fingers.  Below I’m sharing just 4 ways to use pom…

Teaching Opposites

Opposites Activity [This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using the links below] Hey guys!  I hope you are all having a great start to your week.  This last month of summer can be painful for parents as the kids start getting bored right before school starts. …

Life Cycles: Butterfly

  Welcome to a new series about Life Cycles on Mustard Seed Family.  From July-September I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler concerning animal and plant life cycles.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a butterfly life cycle made out of felt. Butterfly The…

Transportation: Trains Week 3

  Welcome to a new series about Transportation on Mustard Seed Family.  From April-June I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a fun art activity and a gross motor activity. Thumbprint Train [Materials] White construction paper…

Spring Play-Dough Kits: Part 1

It’s a Spring themed month here on Mustard Seed Family.  From March 20-April 20, we are focusing on the season of spring.  There will be art activities, outside exploration, felt board fun, and much more!  Please stay tuned for fun, cheap, and educational things to do with your toddler/preschooler. Today I will be sharing two play-dough…

Sorting Animals from Cold/Hot Climates

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….

Clocks and Duplos

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….

Savanna Habitat

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….

Uppercase and Lowercase Matching Eggs

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….

Artic Habitat

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….