Sentence Sticks

Sentence sticks

Using popsicle or craft sticks make learning more fun.(See ideas here) These sentence sticks work great to teach the parts of a sentence/speech: verbs, nouns, adjectives etc. Use it to make silly sentences or real sentences too! I simply wrote starter words, adjectives, nouns, verbs and adverbs on craft sticks. Then added some Washi tape, […]

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Floating Eggsperiment


Do this simple floating “eggsperiment” with your young kids to explain water density and add a little science “magic” to your day!    You will need:  2 glasses  2 eggs Water spoons salt And two willing scientistsšŸ˜† The most rewarding thing to see is how children experience something for the first time. Sometimes, adults take […]

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Naming Game

For this weeks A-Z Play at Home  activity starting  with the letter N, I will be sharing a game we like to play wherever: in the car, in the bath, waiting in line at the shops… It is simply called the Naming Game. I made this printable that you can use with a spinner. The printable […]

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Afrikaanse Alfabet Kaarte(Alphabet Cards)

Afrikaanse Alfabet Kaarte

Afrikaanse alfabet kaarte! A bit of a different post, this one, because it is (mostly) for our Afrikaans readers! However, you can use these alphabet cards to teach Afrikaans as an additional language! Origin of Afrikaans(Wikipedia): “It is the first language of most of the Afrikaners and Coloureds of Southern Africa. Although Afrikaans has adopted […]

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Bottle Top Toddler Toy

Bottle Top toddler toy

We all have bottle tops laying around, right? Use them for playing and learning(find more ideasĀ here)! Make this fun colour matching bottle top toddler toy! All you need is: A variety of colours of bottle tops/lids/caps(pairs). I used the bigger ones to be safe. Large Velcro Dots After cleaning the tops, simply stick the dots […]

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