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Go On A Scavenger Hunt!

What can you do with little ones when you’re stuck inside? Hide some stuff around the house and challenge your kids to find the items.

Reinforce color, number, and shape sorting skills by asking them to find:

•    One blue toy
•    Two red socks
•    One yellow banana or lemon
•    One round silver quarter
•    One square or rectangular […]

Make A "Matching Box"

You’ll need a shoebox with a lid. Use cookie cutters to trace different shapes like a circle, star, square, triangle, diamond, etc., onto the lid of the shoebox and cut out the shape with a cutting tool.Put the lid on the shoebox.

Use the cookie-cutters as playing pieces. Simply match the cookie cutters to the shape […]

Understanding Big & Little

Take a trip to the zoo, humane society, or pet store and compare big animals to

smaller animals.  For example, the difference between and elephant and a lion, or a dog and a cat, or a guinea pig and a mouse.  Compare the size of animals of the same species, but different breeds – such as […]