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Teaching Toddlers and Preschoolers At Home

What is a playful learning activity?

A playful learning activity occurs when children learn through play. It’s something children enjoy doing and are able to explore and be creative on their own. There are often very few directions or guidelines because it’s an open-ended activity.

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The Academy from Lessons and Learning for Littles

How to Start Preparing Your Toddler For Kindergarten TODAY!

Toddlers Should go Back to School for a Brighter Future

Preparing Toddlers for School

10 Reasons You Should Ditch the Preschool Curriculum

20 Ways to Help Kids with ADD/ADHD do Well in School

A new approach to teaching manners

9 Benefits of Toddler Science Activities

3 Simple Playful Learning Activities to do RIGHT now!

7 Reasons to Play Board Games with your Toddler

10 Easy Ways to Play and Learn with Boxes

 

Routines

The Routine Queen

The Bathroom Basket

Activity Tips for Two (Under Two too!)

The Nitty Gritty of Toddler Routines: Why and HOW!

Getting off the Struggle Bus

The Summer of Smooth Sailing: Tips for Balancing Work and Fun

Focus on Fun this Holiday Season!

Nap time + sleeping + travel = ???

Why the Why Matters: Getting Kids to Comply

 

Travel

How to EASILY Make Over 60 Busy Bag Activities for $12

Road Trip Survival Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

How to Stretch your Travel Budget while Traveling with Toddlers

Nap time + sleeping + travel = ???

11 Travel Tips for Hitting the Road with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Exploring Seattle with Toddlers

Fun in Southern California

 

Motherhood

Make Mother’s Day Special! Advice for Moms, Dads, and Everyone in Between

Why the Why Matters: Getting Kids to Comply

5 Unconventional Tips for New Moms

When Mom’s Sick: Survival tips for Moms!

Getting off the Struggle Bus

Teaching Toddlers Appreciation and Unconditional Love

A new approach to teaching manners

The Thankfulness Project

The MOST Important Thing in Life

 

Reviews and Recommendations

Slime Fun! Mindware’s Science Academy: Slime Lab Review

Gift Guide for 2 and 3 Year Olds

7 Reasons to Play Board Games with your Toddler

How to EASILY Make Over 60 Busy Bag Activities for $12

How to Make a Toddler Activity Kit

The Academy from Lessons and Learning for Littles

 


Art

Art

Art ideas, tips, and strategies for little ones of all ages


Fine Motor

Fine Motor Skills

Activities and tips to help develop hand strength and hand-eye coordination.


Math

Math

Making learning mathematical concepts fun for our littlest learners!


Science, Technology, Engineering

Science, Technology, Engineering

Science, technology, and engineering, oh my!


Reading

Reading

Find everything reading related here.


Writing

Writing

Writing and pre-writing (early writing) activities and skill builders can be found here.


Writing (2)

Sensory Play

5 senses and more!


Writing (5)

Movement & Music

Gross (large) motor skills, games, and other movement activities PLUS music!


Writing (3)

Social Skills

Social skills, “sharing,” manners, and more!

Connie Deal

Connie Deal

Executive Director at Lessons and Learning for Littles
Connie is the mom of two toddlers and 3 dogs. When they're not doing activities, Connie and her kids are gardening, taking pictures, going for walks, or enjoying time outside. Connie left the classroom when she became a mom, but she's a teacher at heart and loves helping others.
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