Unplug for the Holidays

With so much tech in our everyday lives, it can be refreshing to step away from the digital world and get hands on. Try out some of those Pinterest crafts for kids; there’s tons! One of my current favorites is the Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art. This project really helps develop eye-hand coordination, fine motor […]

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Literacy Craft: Squishy Sensory Bag (LIBRARY MAKE)

By involving multiple senses to assist children write, draw, or play, they can have tons of fun while practicing fine motor skills. For learners who are just starting to write and draw, this craft is a sensory experiment in trying something new – without the stress of putting pencil to paper. Writing is one of […]

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Literacy Craft: Color Search Game (LIBRARY MAKE)

In this craft we will build a color wheel and spin it to search for, identify, and talk about objects that match that color. Use full sentences when speaking about the objects and encourage your child to do the same. To incorporate counting, roll a die and search for a certain number of items in the color. Your […]

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Literacy Craft: Word Sorting Station (LIBRARY MAKE)

  Increase your child’s reading fluency by creating an interactive word family sorting station. Children can practice word pattern recognition by sorting through words and placing them in appropriate groups. When children sort words they are engaged in the active process of searching, comparing, contrasting, and analyzing.  Word sorts help children organize what they know […]

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Literacy Craft: Rhyming Peg Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

    This craft is a literacy game that combines practicing fine motor skills with learning rhyming and non-rhyming words. If your little one is not quite reading yet, we’ve also included a template option that has pictures instead of words. Playing is as easy as connecting the dots; just stretch a rubber band to […]

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