Keyrings on Flashcards

I saw this idea on another blog (but I can’t remember which)… to add keyrings or binder rings to hole-punched flash cards to keep them all together. I recently received quite a bit of flashcards from my mother-in-law from when she used to be a teacher. So far I’ve done one set- it’s a great […] Read more…

Guess what? cards

Here’s an activity that I’m going to do with my daughter once she wakes up from her nap 🙂They’re cards that have a small hole cut in them just to show a piece of each picture that I have glued inside the card. So basically she has to guess what the image is just by […] Read more…

Coin Jar fun!

Here’s an activity that I did with my daughter today… We used a coin jar tin to practice fine motor skills- placing plastic toy coins into the slot. And here’s our handmade version of the same activity!We used an empty hot chocolate contatiner, and recycled frozen juice can lids. I simply cut a slit in […] Read more…

Discovering Airplanes

A. has been noticing planes in the air everytime one flies by and she has flown quite a bit for her mere 2 years, so I decided to make her a keyring of airplanes. The images are from a magazine which I cut out and placed back to back so each card would be double […] Read more…

Activity Table Sunday- matching fabric cards

Now that A. is two years old I want to start educating her and focus on teaching her new concepts through stimulating handmade activities. Every Sunday I’m going to change the activity I put out on her activity table. Here’s today’s activity- matching cards. I handmade these out of bristol board, fabric (she loves playing […] Read more…

Applique for the Airplane Lover

This was fun, a little bit tedious, but I think I will get better with more practice (notice the crooked propeller). I did this one on a onesie, I may try doing it again someday on a bib or a tote bag. I shamefully copied the airplane design off one I found online. A. really […] Read more…

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