First Day Of Kindergarten: DIY Schultüte Filled With School Supplies

Now, you might wonder what a Schultüte is? It’s also known as a Kindercone and/or Sugarcone. Schultüten are originated from Germany. Every child receives a Schultüte in Germany to celebrate his/her start of Kindergarten. It’s a wonderful tradition that makes the start of school even more special. This site may contain affiliate links to products. I may receive a small commission (at no extra costs to you) for purchases made through these links.  Now, the Schultüten that I created for my DIY instructions are mini versions of the original Schultüten. In Germany, Schultüten are almost as tall as the kids. They are filled with school supplies (markers, pencils, etc) and candy. Still, need some school supplies? Check out my Amazon Promo codes and more to save money today. DIY Schultüten Video Tutorial In addition, these make for a perfect start to Kindergarten. Just follow these simple steps below: Supply List For Schultüten:…

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2 Things You Must Know About Preschool Worksheets!

Preschool Worksheets and what you really need to know about them! Did you read articles of educators stating that worksheets should not be included in our kids daily life’s? Did you stop using worksheets and struggle to find the right activities for your kids? But what if I tell you it can be a wonderful learning tool if used correctly? Don’t believe me? Keep reading… Let’s make something clear just for one second. Putting a piece of paper in front of your kid, explain how to finish the task, and then walk away is never a good idea!!! EVER. 1. Preschool Worksheets are not only for kids! Again, don’t hand your kid a worksheet and then walk away. Use worksheets that are engaging and that can be accomplished in a team effort! And that’s the reason why they don’t work well in school. Because handing a kid a piece of…

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Easy Crafts For Kids: Ocean in a Bag!

Are you looking for easy crafts for kids? Look no further! This fun and creative craft is a big hit among the little’s! Ocean in a bag allows your children to be creative while working on their fine motor skills. This site may contain affiliate links to products. I may receive a small commission (at no extra costs to you) for purchases made through these links.  1. Easy Crafts For Kids, Supply List: This list has everything you will need for this “Easy crafts for kids: Ocean in a Bag” craft: A paper bag preferably with a window (if not you can simply cut out a square to create a window). A large (gallon) Ziploc bag. Strong tape. Water and food coloring (last is optional). Ocean creatures 2. Easy Crafts For Kids, Instructions: Follow these simple steps to create your “Easy crafts for kids: Ocean in a Bag” craft: Tape the Ziploc…

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Homemade Playdough: Decorating Animals with Toddlers!

To decorate playdough animals with toddlers you simply need foam balls and your homemade playdough. Check out my easy-to-make playdough recipe below. You can find more recipes in my free eBook. This guarantees some serious play fun while improving your toddler’s dexterity. This site may contain affiliate links to products. I may receive a small commission (at no extra costs to you) for purchases made through these links.  Ingredients for homemade playdough Food coloring (color of your choice)1/2 cup salt2 tbsp cream of tartar1.5 cups water2 cups of flour3 tbsp vegetable oil Instructions for homemade playdough 1. Have your child pick out the color.2. Boil the water and add the color to it.3. Meanwhile, mix all the dry ingredients.4. Then, add the oil to the mixture.5. When water is hot add it to the mixture.6. Mix well with a cooking spoon (caution hot!).7. When cool mix the play-doh well again. Add a bit of flour if it’s too sticky. 8. Enjoy! Decorating playdough animals Foam balls have been a huge hit at our house and we use them to make slime and to decorate playdough animals. Although, you can use them for many more activities. If you don’t have any foam balls at home you can use dry pasta as well. Create your playdough and let it cool down. Decide what…

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OMG!! The Best Easter Chick Craft Ever!

This is the best, and more importantly easiest, Easter Chick Craft out there. You only need a couple of supplies to create this cute Easter Chick. Learn how to make them here in under 5 minutes. This site may contain affiliate links to products. I may receive a small commission (at no extra costs to you) for purchases made through these links.  Easter Chick Craft Supplies Believe it or not, but I just recently started to use a glue gun for my crafts! And let me tell you it’s life-changing. My mother-in-law gave me her old glue gun from the ’90s and it’s working fairly okay. But I ended up buying a newer model and it is simply amazing. Things stick together instantly. No more pressing things together for 5-10 minutes. 🙂 I can’t believe I waited that long. Supply List: Construction paper – colors of your choice. Plastic eggs – the…

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DIY Name Stamps For Kids

DIY Name Stamps For Kids! Children need to be able to recognize their own names when they start Kindergarten. Creating their own name stamps will help them to recognize every letter in their own name. While having fun crafting these easy to make stamps. This site may contain affiliate links to products. I may receive a small commission (at no extra costs to you) for purchases made through these links.  This is a simple name recognition activity. And the best part is that you can reuse the stamps. Why is name recognition important? This is a wonderful activity that you can do with your children to ensure that they can recognize their own name. It doesn’t take a lot of time to create these name stamps. And you probably have most of the supplies already at home. Name recognition is important for children to learn so they can navigate Kindergarten without needing…

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