easter

easter egg pattern match game: for kids, by kids
April 17, 2014 No Comment

easter egg pattern match game: for kids, by kids

Easter is right around the corner, and we’re psyched. Not only does Easter mean egg painting and candy, family time and spring flowers, fresh starts and new hope, it means ...

alphabet egg hunt: uppercase and lowercase letter match
April 2, 2014 No Comment

alphabet egg hunt: uppercase and lowercase letter match

Kids need to learn the letters of the alphabet. And even if we play with the letters for ten minutes a day, it adds up–and before we know it, our ...

springtime easter sensory bin: egg hunt and count
March 30, 2014 No Comment

springtime easter sensory bin: egg hunt and count

Huge thanks to Lauren, of Tutus & Tea Parties, for writing this smart and totally cool springtime craft post.  Lauren is a certified elementary educator, and she writes about the ...

lent ideas for kids and families
March 6, 2014 No Comment

lent ideas for kids and families

      Lent is here. And this year, rather than have Lent be a time when my kids complain and moan because they can’t have dessert every night, I ...

how to teach the easter story to kids: resurrection rolls
March 29, 2013 9 comments

how to teach the easter story to kids: resurrection rolls

The Easter story is a hard one to wrap your head around. No matter your age, it’s a bit confusing and complicated. And scary and sad and uplifting and encouraging ...

alphabet egg puzzles
March 3, 2009 5 comments

alphabet egg puzzles

Today I brought out another awesome resource from Bear’s Words Their Way. . . (2004), but it can be replicated very easily in a number of ways. When super-cranky Cora ...