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.

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…

TAKING THE FIRST STEP TO FINDING CHILDCARE

My husband and I live far away from family. When it comes to childcare, this makes things a bit difficult for us. We don’t have the luxury of being able…

Printable Parenting Tools by MOC

Baby Sleep Solutions
Baby Sleep Solutions
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
Baby Sleep Solutions
Baby Sleep Solutions
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
Baby Sleep Solutions
Baby Sleep Solutions
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 YEAR OF “SCHOOL”- HALFWAY REPORT

Back in September, Caroline had her very first day of school! She is in a Mother’s Day Out (MDO) program at a local church and attends a 4 hr “class”…

SENSORY ACTIVITIES #3- NOODLES, #4- MESS FREE PAINTING, & #5- MAKING WAVES

My oh my! My plan of doing sensory activities, taking pictures, and blogging about them got so far behind on my list of topics to blog about, that I am…

FAVORITE PICTURE BOOKS- JULY

So this is being posted very late (we are in mid-August already)! We had such a great turnout with the Real, Mom’s Real Stories series on sleeping through the night, that…