Fine Motor Fun Spider Craft

Fine Motor Spider Counting Craft

This summer at one of our craft playdates, a fellow mom led us through a craft creating an octopus with a paper plate and pipe cleaners threaded with cut up straws.  Pooky and I both enjoyed this activity.  I knew this craft idea could be applied to other animals, so … Continue reading

Review of The Dilly Dally Bedtime Routine and Giveaway


Gerbs in the House: The Dilly Dally Bedtime Routine About The Book Mocha says it’s bedtime, but Petri wants nothing to do with it!  Reading books, singing lullabies and juggling plates are only a few of the things Mocha does in an attempt to tire his son out. Although Petri … Continue reading

Storybook Activity with “It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse!”


Pooky and I enjoy reading together, and we also enjoy doing activities based on the books we read.  Lately, we’ve been reading and doing activities with pumpkin books. You can read all about our learning fun with Duck and Goose find a Pumpkin here. Most recently we did a felt … Continue reading

Hide and Seek with Pumpkins (A Storybook Activity)


I’ve mentioned before that Pook and I love Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin.  We’ve read it countless times again this fall.  As a parent/teacher, I like the educational aspect of any book.  This book uses location words (in, on top of, under, etc…) in a natural setting which provides … Continue reading

Pumpkin Patch Fun Plus Free Counting Printable


We recently took Pooky to the pumpkin patch at “The Farm” just outside the city. It’s a real pumpkin patch at the end of the corn fields. In addition to picking pumpkins, there are many other things for kids to do including: a corn maze (we, unfortunately, went on a … Continue reading

Stanley and Katrina Book Tour and Giveaway


Celebrating  Stanley and Katrina von Cat the Master of Wisdom and Knowledge are celebrating the release of their second book, The Observations of the Obstreperous Animals, by hosting their very own “Book Blasty Tour”. Thank you for taking the time to visit this special stop along their tour and be sure … Continue reading

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