Our kids are bombarded constantly with advertisements of the newest and coolest stuff. We feel the immense pressure of keeping them on par with their friends so we succumb to their pleas of "I absolutely need to have that!" I am guilty as charged here, but I am working on giving my kids a lot more experiences and time than giving them things.Studies have shown that you get more than your … [Read more...] about Are your kids READING this summer? Slimy Bookworm has just what you need!
Our newest theme, APPLES, is now available at The Preschool Toolbox Blog! We are pleased to offer many new and exciting ideas centered around an Apple Themed activities just for kids! If you are looking for a way to get your children into the school year with ease, check it out! The theme includes 40 pages of literacy, science, math, play, cooking, art, power points, all .pdf files for … [Read more...] about Apple Themed Activities for Learning & Play in Preschool!
What is Freckles Crafts? Freckles Craft Kits are not your run of the mill, commercial type craft kits.Freckles Crafts are uniquely designed, hand packaged and created with you and you child in mind. With Freckles Craft Kits there is no more feeling overwhelmed with having to come up with craft ideas, go to the store (often with kids in tow) locate the craft materials, and get home just to … [Read more...] about Want great Craft Ideas for Kids? Meet Freckles Crafts!
Shara Lawrence-WeissShara is the owner of numerous websites including Mommy Perks, Kids Perks, Early Childhood News and Resources,Personal Child Stories, Reliable Bloggers and Pine Media (co-owned with her husband). She has a background in education, early childhood, journalism, freelance, nanny work and special needs.Shara and her family reside in a small town in Northern Arizona. They … [Read more...] about Looking for RESOURCES for KIDS? Check out Mommy Perks!
We know that children are like "sponges" and absorb information at an amazing rate! Our thematic units provide "language-rich" opportunities to play and explore with your children through: literacy, science, math, arts, imaginative drama, and large muscle games. To preview all THEMES or to learn more, please visit: The Preschool Toolbox Blog!SUMMERTIME AND THE LETTER SSugar Scripting … [Read more...] about SNACK SHACKS and the Letter S!
Summer is a wonderful time to Play and Learn with your children. The summer activities below are sample ideas taken from the SUMMERTIME theme that will be available via this blog in 2014! The unit includes 4 complete themes: Bubbles, Patriotic, General Summer, and Beach. Kids getting bored already?Summertime SortingSet out two baskets in the middle of the room. Label one SUMMER and … [Read more...] about Summer Activities for Learning and Playing with Preschoolers!