1. Pumpkin Number Bonds Addition Activity

    Here's a fun hands-on addition activity that is perfect for fall.  Use real pumpkin seeds to explore number bonds.  Simply put, the term number bonds refers to different ways to…

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  2. Pumpkin Patch Addition and Subtraction Math Game

    Some days, it's hard to get excited about making kids do their math.  Can you relate? We have totally gotten in a rut here lately, so I decided we needed…

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  3. How to Build LEGO® Bats

    There are so many animals that I never had much appreciation for before having four sons. Bats are definitely in that category! The boys love them, along with snakes and…

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  4. 15+ Adorable Owl Crafts to Make with Kids

    We have always liked owls, but this spring we went to a nature preserve to watch a pair of barred owls and their little owlets - such a cool experience!…

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  5. Pumpkin Boats Fall Sensory Play Idea

    Carve little pumpkins into boats that really float! On Sunday night, I was home with Janie (who had a cold) while the rest of the kids were at church.  She…

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  6. Fall Craft for Kids: Paper Plate Fall Tree "Snow" Globe

    Here's a simple fall craft that kids will enjoy!  Use paper plates to make a fall tree "snow" globe with leaves that really fall. Some of the fall leaves are…

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  7. Pumpkin Patch Fine Motor and Counting Game

    Grab a cardboard box, because preschoolers will love this fun fall pumpkin patch counting game! It provides some awesome fine motor skill practice as well. We used some pumpkin cupcake…

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  8. Five Awesome Fall Preschool Activities

    Celebrate fall with these fun learning activities for preschoolers!  Fall is always such a welcome change after the heat of summer.  Here in Texas, we won't have any fall leaves…

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  9. LEGO Spiders Building Instructions

    Here are some building instructions for making creepy and crawly spiders out of LEGO® bricks!  While spiders are far from my favorite creatures, the boys love them.  These spiders were…

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  10. Fall Math for Kids: How Heavy is a Pumpkin?

    Here's a fun fall math activity for kids!  Build a simple PVC pipe balance that will allow kids to investigate the weight of a pumpkin.  And really, there is nothing…

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