In the springtime, I love reading books about insects, bugs, and all things nature-related. And this year, I added another unit about animals that camouflage to bring in some of my daughter's preschool standards she needs to learn. Our favorite books and activities for chameleons and other animals that share this adaptation are included below. …
Camouflage Sensory Book Activity With The Invisible Lizard
My kids loved looking for the chameleon on each page in the Invisible Lizard by Kurt Cyrus & illustrated by Andy Atkins. This inspired the sensory play bins I made as follow-up activities for them. Materials for the Camouflage Sensory Tray Green colored ricePainted chickpeasLegumesBook- Invisible Lizard by Kurt Cyrus & illustrated by Andy AtkinsSensory …
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St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Sensory Bin
With this easy to set- up, St. Patrick's Day will be colorful and filled with rainbow fun for kids. Your kids will play for hours with this interactive activity.
Dinosaur Dig Sensory Activity for Toddler and Preschoolers
My son might just be turning two but he knows what he loves- DINOSAURS! This lead me down a rabbit hole of all things dino. Example of a tuff tray activity we did with dinosaur puzzle pieces to play with for hours. I included all our favorite activities we did below. There are endless products …
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Counting Sensory Tray Play for Toddler and Preschoolers
Your child will love this easy to put together sensory tray that is ideal for The Very Hungry Caterpillar follow-up activity. Your child will have fun learning to count with this activity!
Sensory Bin Play with Eric Carle’s A House for Hermit Crab an Activity for Preschool and Kindergarteners
A House for Hermit Crab is a beloved book by Eric Carle, that comes alive using this sensory bin idea with your young learner. This activity helps your child retell the story, practice counting, and have fun.
Alphabet Books For Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
How can picture books help your child learn the alphabet? Alphabet-themed picture books are engaging, simple read-aloud stories for your child that are quick reads. The words authors choose have easy-to-pronounce words and terms that your child will incorporate through repetition easily into their daily vocabulary. Children learn through repetition and play. So seeing letters …
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Eric Carle Book Activities
Your child will love the colors, rhymes, and fantastical world Eric Carle has created over the past decades in writing and illustrating children’s books. My son requests Brown, Brown, What Do You See? at least twice a day to read. His books are perfect for toddler, preschool, and young elementary children because of the short, …
Reluctant Readers Best Books for Grades 3-5
If you are reading this, you probably have a child at home that is refusing to read, pretending to read, or starts and puts books down often. I understand the struggle. I have seen it all in the classroom, but also my own life. I didn’t read an entire chapter book until I was in …
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Valentine’s Day Themed Activities for Preschoolers- Live Learn Literacy
Get inspired to celebrate Valentine's Day with your child by making some easy, simple, and fun Valentine-themed activities. Included below are some of my favorite creations I've made with my littles at home. I hope these ideas help your child and you celebrate, play, and learn simultaneously. I hope you find the links in this …
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