Fall Activities for Toddlers

By LAURIN BRAINARD Updated Feb. 10, 2024 Nothing gets me more excited than thinking about the fall season… The air turning crisp, the leaves turning gorgeous shades of orange and red, and raking large piles of leaves for my toddlers to jump in. It’s the perfect season to cozy up with our little ones while we read books, eat too much pumpkin, an... Read more

Gingerbread Activities for Toddlers

By LAURIN BRAINARD Updated Feb. 9, 2024 Nothing makes it feel more like the Christmas season than digging into some fun gingerbread activities for toddlers! I love to break out all of our gingerbread themed lesson plans the week after Thanksgiving so we can stretch out all the holiday fun for as long as we can. If you want to fill this holiday ... Read more

What are Fine Motor Skills?

By LAURIN BRAINARD Updated Jan. 25, 2024 Fine motor skills involve our ability to make movements as we use the small muscles in our hands. When we use a pencil, scissors, manipulate play dough, or build a block tower, we are utilizing our fine motor skills. When we press two blocks together, we are utilizing our hand strength to squeeze the bl... Read more

Birthday Celebration Activities for Toddlers

By LAURIN BRAINARD Updated Jan. 4, 2024 What could be more special than spending an entire week celebrating your child’s birthday?!?! I created this set of Birthday Celebration Toddler School activities to do just that! Not only will you be able to have family fun celebrations with your little one, but you can also create a themed week of learn... Read more

New Year's Eve Activities for Toddlers

By LAURIN BRAINARD Updated Dec. 19, 2023 Let’s get ready to count down to the new year with our little ones! I am planning a New Years Eve celebration with my kids at home this year and we will be using all of the activities in my New Years Toddler School Pack. We will be kicking off the fun in the early morning and counting down the hours unt... Read more