15 Grinch Crafts and Activities for Kids - Buggy and Buddy
Here’s 15 of the coolest Grinch crafts and activities for kids! From Grinch-themed ornaments to Grinch slime, we’ve got you covered! This post contains affiliate links. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss has to be one of everyone’s favorite Christmas picture books! (And movies– I love the song at the end!) […]
Make Your Own Felt Board (Tutorial) - Buggy and Buddy
Felt boards are one of our most used toys at home! We use them often for retelling stories, making up our own stories, or building designs with little felt shapes. Making your own felt board is very easy and inexpensive. You can do it in about 15 minutes and need only a few supplies. Here's how we made ours!
Thanksgiving Printable: Things I Am Thankful for Story Window - Buggy and Buddy
Thanksgiving crafts for kids can be made meaningful by helping children focus on gratitude. As children create this "Things I Am Thankful For" story window, they will have the opportunity to think about all the things they appreciate in their lives.
These stuffed felt letters are our absolute favorite homemade toy! They're inspire so much hands-on learning and make great gifts for baby showers too! Here's how to make your own set of felt stuffed letters.
Use Letter Construction Method for Accurate Letter Formation - The OT Toolbox
When kids are learning to write, they often times form letters in “parts”. Accuracy with letter formation starts with correct training of how to write letters. The number one essential task for kids to proceed on with legible and speedy handwriting is correct letter formation. That means starting at the top and pulling lines down ... Read More about Use Letter Construction Method for Accurate Letter Formation
Sorting Coins with Beginning Letter Sounds - Buggy and Buddy
Add a whole new element to math skill of sorting coins by including beginning letter sounds in the activity. We printed out large copies of all the beginning letter sounds of coins and sorted our own coins right onto the letters.
One of my favorite projects for the beginning of the school year was this Who's Who owl craft and writing activity! Children use paper bags to make owls and then write clues on the front about themselves for their classmates to guess! The owls make a great fall bulletin board for the classroom!
Fun with Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni (and a free printable)
Here's a fun color mixing activity using playdough! The hands-on activity for kids is inspired by Leo Lionni's popular children's book, Little Blue and Little Yellow. The post also includes a free printable for teachers to send home to parents so their children can enjoy the activity at home
25+ Flashlight Games and Activities for Kids - Buggy and Buddy
Kids love playing with flashlights, and there’s so many cool games and activities you can do with them. In this collection of flashlight games and activities for children you’ll find things related to the alphabet and sight words, science and STEM, shadow play, and simple games. Be sure to check out these fun […]
I’m so excited to finally introduce you to my newest collaborative ebook, ABCs and 123s! This ebook is an amazing collection of 40+ hands-on play ideas that will help your child build their letter and math skills- such a great resource for parents, teachers, and homeschooling families. Get the ABCs and 123s ebook for $14.99! You’ll have a […]
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Small World with Free ABC Printable - Buggy and Buddy
I think almost every child is in love with the book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, including mine! To build on their interest in the book, I created this Chicka Chicka Boom Boom play set using a paper towel roll and some construction paper. I've also included directions for kids to make their own mini play set, complete with free printable letters!