How to Make Valen-Slime

How to Make Valentines Day Slime is a fun and easy activity to explore with kids!

We absolutely love playing with liquid starch slime here. It is super easy to make, easy on the wallet, and will keep my kids entertained for hours. Because we love it so much the kids decided that this is what they want to hand out this year for their friends on Valentines Day instead of candy. While I don’t have pictures of it (because we haven’t finished printing ours out to put them together), below you will find printables with a How to Make Valentines Day Slime card and Valentines day baggie topper so your kids can also pass this out to their friends!

How to Make Valentines Day Slime is a fun and easy activity to explore with kids!

Even if you don’t plan on passing this out as a Valentines Day treat, playing with slime is a super fun activity for kids!

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Environmental Print for Construction Play

Enviromental Print in the Construction Center: FREE Printable!

Add environmental print to your child’s construction dramatic play with these free road sign printables! We absolutely adore our traffic signs for play in our block center, and this is a fabulous way to get kids motivated to explore reading. 

Enviromental Print in the Construction Center: FREE Printable!
Environmental print is a very powerful tool in supporting emergent literacy skills. Through logos and signs children are exposed to the idea that that writing serves a purpose. Because of this children typically read environmental print first. As their understanding of print and phonetic skills necessary for reading increases, they gradually begin to read words presented separately from the logo.

Environmental print is a great way to help kids see themselves as readers!

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Free Valentine’s Day Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time

Valentine's Day Circle Time Songs for Preschool

We have been having a blast exploring all sorts of Valentine’s Day learning activities these past couple of weeks.  As Valentine’s Day begins to creep a bit closer Miss Livia has been all about searching YouTube to find what she deems the greatest Valentine’s Day songs for Preschoolers. My house has been filled with music and rhymes all about love and cupid…and I am loving it!

Valentine's Day Circle Time Songs for Preschool

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Conversation Hearts Fine Motor Color Sorting

Conversation Hearts Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity

Candy games are some of Meatball’s favorites. It seriously can’t get much better — candy and playing {plus learning}! With minimal set up conversation hearts color sorting is a quick and easy fine motor activity that is a perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day learning!

Conversation Hearts Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity
At first I thought of making it a slightly complex game with rules, but then that went out the window. Simplicity is really my specialty because I’m not loaded with time, and I know that neither are you.

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