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Why Lessons and Learning for Littles?

Lessons and Learning for Littles is unique because it’s designed to encompass multiple ways of learning and approaching tasks, while looking at all subject areas (STEAM- science, technology, engineering, art, math; reading, writing, physical activity, music), as well as building the skills necessary to be successful in kindergarten and beyond. I incorporate skills like fine motor skills and visual integration into play-based activities so that our littlest learners have opportunities for creative, exploratory, and process-based play. And, I make it easy for you to do activities at home with your toddler or preschooler (or both!).

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Please take a look around my site! You’ll love seeing new ideas and ways to get more bang for your buck by incorporating a lot of “stuff” into one lesson or activity, all done while your little one plays! I’d love to hear how the activities went for you and any variations you came up with. And, as always, please let me know if you have any questions. I’d love to hear from you. Make sure you visit my Work with Me page to see what my current FREE offers are!

Latest Blog Posts

January 20, 2017
America's education system is failling our littlest learners. Montessori inspired activities to help toddlers and preschoolers learn at home. Kindergarten readiness for toddlers and preschoolers to help prepare children for kindergarten. Activities for toddlers and preschooler activities to help children learn at home from Lessons and Learning for Littles.

How to Give Toddlers The Best Possible Start in Life

Could it be that we have it all wrong? Is America’s education system broken? Are American schools failing our youngest learners before they even have a chance to succeed? Just how broken is our education system? What can be done to fix it? Let’s take a look at Finland. Finnish […]
March 18, 2018
Thinking of taking a trip to Southern California but looking to avoid the crowds? Try Ontario instead! There's plenty to see and do, and without the crowds and hefty admission tickets of other places. #Ontario #SouthernCalifornia #travelingwithtoddlers #familyvacation

Fun in Southern California

“Sunny and 75,” that’s California, right?   Ha, ha, not exactly. But, California is a nice place to visit. We recently tagged along on a work trip with my bestie and the kids’ honorary auntie to Ontario, California. Ontario has it’s own airport and is near(ish) to places like Disneyland, […]
March 18, 2018

Nap time + sleeping + travel = ???

How to handle nap times, sleep schedules, and sleeping arrangements while traveling {This post contains affiliate links.} It’s fun to travel, but it can throw us and our little ones for quite the loop. Unfamiliar places, sights, sounds, over stimulation, and a change to our regular daily routine can make […]
March 8, 2018
Wondering what to fill your toddler's Easter eggs with? Looking for candy-free options for #Easter or #Christmas stockings? Check out this list of fun ideas for #EasterBaskets and #EasterEggs for toddlers and preschoolers from Lessons and Learning for Littles.

Easter Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers

If you celebrate it, Easter is a fun holiday that you probably look back fondly on. Finding Easter eggs, the anticipation and wondering what would be in each egg… so much fun! One of the best parts about being a kid, right?   But, as parents, we don’t always want […]
February 11, 2018
Looking to add more positive to your day? Would you like to learn 3 simple ways to help your children show more #appreciation? Click through to learn simple strategies to help your #toddlers and #preschoolers learn to #love unconditionally and be more #appreciative. Plus, learn the benefits of #yoga and doing #kidsyoga with your children.

Teaching Toddlers Appreciation and Unconditional Love

Have you heard of the 5 languages of love? There’s a version for kids (affiliate link), which I find interesting (there’s an audio book too!), and the point is that people are different and want to love and be loved in different ways. But, the first thing we should teach […]
February 1, 2018
Valentine's Day is a great time to spread #kindness and do activities that show how much (and why!) you #love your kids. This simple #tradition is something you can do each #Valentine'sDay and will only take about 20 minutes to do. Click through for all the details in this super simple new tradition from Lessons and Learning for Littles!

A Super Simple but Meaningful Valentine’s Tradition

  It’s easy to get caught up in the commercialism of holidays. But, our kids don’t know about that. They just know Valentine’s Day is a day they get Valentine’s from their friends and maybe something from their family. Oh, and sweets. Lots of sweets and pink stuff…errr… hearts everywhere. […]
January 9, 2018
Learn two strategies to start using TODAY to help your kids listen better. Spend less time repeating and have a calmer, more relaxed home when you implement these two strategies from Lessons and Learning for Littles. #toddlerroutine #toddlers #motherhood

Why the Why Matters: Getting Kids to Comply

Have you ever wanted your child to do something and they’ve flat out refused? Do you feel like you have battles with your children over what they need to (or should) do?   We all have, right?   It’s part of being a parent. It just goes with the territory. […]
December 31, 2017
Routines and schedules can make or break a toddler mom's day. Learn how to fine-tune your routines, schedules, and systems and create routines and schedules that actually work for you and your family in this FREE online program from Lessons and Learning for Littles. #toddlerroutine #toddlerschedule #mom #timesavinghacks #newyearresolutions

Getting off the Struggle Bus

Motherhood can be challenging. Anyone who tells you differently is probably lying. Or, maybe they’re rich and famous and have assistants for everything. But, for the rest of us, some days are easy and some days being a mom is the toughest job on the planet.   During those particularly […]
December 12, 2017
Christmas crafts and activities don't have to be complicated to be fun! Click through to see easy crafts and gifts you can make with your toddler or preschooler! #Christmascrafts #toddlerChristmas #holidays2017

Christmas Crafts and Activities for Children

What a wonderful and magical time of year! There’s so much to do and see and our kids are only this age once, so we have to do everything, right? No. No, we don’t. But, if you’re looking for some activities that you can do with toddlers, check out these […]