Play and Learning

On this page you’ll find play and learning ideas. This includes independent play time, focused learning ideas, sensory activities, screen time, and even classes and school.

British Swim School- Mastering the Starfish

We’ve now had our daughter, Caroline, enrolled with British Swim School for just over a year. She started last summer at the Tadpole level, when she was 2.5 years old.…

British Swim School – Toddler Fears

In exchange for an honest review on this blog, British Swim School of Central MD has provided my family with free swim lessons. All opinions and thoughts are my own.…

7 Practical Benefits of Preschool for the Stay at Home Mom

I am a stay at home mom. My husband and I choose to send our daughter to preschool. We do so for several reasons, as we believe there are many…

Printable Parenting Tools by MOC

Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months

Inexpensive Summer Toys That Will Keep Your Toddler Busy

So the reality, is that you don’t need any of these things for summer. That being said, as parents, we know all too well that a little change up in…

20 Activities to do at Home with your 2 Year Old

This post originally appeared at Christine Keys Motherhood and Parenting blog. Year 2 is such an amazing year when it comes to engaging with your child. They are most likely…

Volunteering with a Toddler: Teaming up with British Swim School and Comfort Cases

At the beginning of November, I received a monthly newsletter from British Swim School. I opened it, and expected the usual updates regarding the program. To my surprise, however, I…

MOVIES THAT WON’T SCARE YOUR TODDLER

My daughter is now 20 months old. I have been so excited that she’s finally watching TV! I know most moms probably strive for no TV, but this Mama was…

FUN FRIDAY 7/29

If you are anything like me, you have moments where you come up with all sorts of fun activities…and then lulls where you do the same old stuff over and…