Learning Activities

Pop Up Cards

Pop Up Cards

Kids can make these easy pop-up cards for any occasion. My granddaughter loves dragons so she made a dragon pop-up. Directions

Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes

Here's a fun St. Patrick's Day cupcake from lmld.org. You’ll Need CupcakesBlue Buttercream FrostingWhite Buttercream FrostingPiping BagPastry Tip with 1/4 to 1/2 inch opening AirHeads Rainbow CandyRolosGold Coarse Shimmer Sugar or Gold Sprinkles Directions Frost...

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This spurred a bus boycott lasting more than a year and sparked the civil right movement. I was only 5 years old when this event took place but I have great...

Listening Game

Listening Game

This is a fun and easy game to play with children and all you need is a paper bag. When your child is not looking, put an object in a bag. Have them listen carefully while you give five clues about the item. After guessing what is in the bag based on the clues have...

Crankenstein Valentine

Crankenstein Valentine

This is a monstrously funny Valentine's Day story about the world's crankiest kid, written by Samantha Berger and illustrated by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist, Dan Santat.Who is Crankenstein? He may look like an ordinary boy, but he can turn into mumbling,...

Animal Matching Game

Animal Matching Game

I love the art of Jan Brett, author and illustrator. You can get this animal matching game at her website. It's free and you don't have to sign up or register for anything. Go to Animal Matching Game. She has lots more fun activities and ideas that go with her books...