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.

WORD BUILDING & LETTER LEARNING ON THE GO

Oh my gosh I am so excited! Since Caroline has absolutely loved learning her alphabet, I was thrilled to run into this word building idea on Pinterest! We all need…

GYMNASTICS WEEK 2

  If you read about Caroline’s first day at gymnastics, you know that she was quite the handful! Gymnastics started with a warm up activity and some stretching. My little…

MAMA APPROVED TV: DANIEL TIGER- Lessons We’ve Already Learned

My daughter really hasn’t been interested in watching TV. The only shows that peaked her interested for awhile were music videos and her alphabet video. I’ve been trying to find…

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

FIRST DAY OF GYMNASTICS

Today, Caroline attended her very first day of gymnastics class! I was looking for something to enroll her in for the summer months. Since her Mother’s Day Out program is…

REVIVING INDEPENDENT PLAYTIME:"ROOM TIME"

Independent Play is such an important tool to teach our little ones! It can build self confidence, problem solving skills, and creativity. It also gives your child a chance to…

TEACHING THE ALPHABET: 1.5 years old

Caroline is now a little over 1.5 years old. About 2 months ago, I realized that I wasn’t really taking the time to have focused learning yet with our daughter.…

PLAY CATEGORIES TO INCLUDE FOR EVERY TODDLER/CHILD

I see this comment made a lot- “I’m a boy mom”. In fact, there are even t-shirts that I see being advertised on Facebook saying “Boy Mom”. There’s nothing wrong…

SENSORY ACTIVITY #7- PAINTING & DRAWING

It’s been awhile since I posted about a sensory activity. Not that we haven’t done any- I just haven’t kept up with formally writing about them! While Caroline’s favorite sensory…