It’s easier than you think to fill your preschooler’s summer days with playful learning experiences. In fact, with some basic activities, you’ll be providing opportunities for your child to develop, grow, and learn. And the best part is these activities don’t cost a fortune or require too much preparation. 1. Pretend Play Encourage your child […]
Both Teacher and Provider Appreciation Days are celebrated in May. During this month, thousands of communities will take time to honor their teachers and caregivers and acknowledge the role they play in instilling a love of learning in the children in their care. Looking for an inexpensive yet heartfelt way to say “thank you” that […]
Our goal is to help children cultivate a deeper understanding of how every person has the power to help. During this month of the Great Sprout Tuck-In Season of Giving, focus a little extra energy around the idea of gestures of giving. Throughout the month, talk with your children about a time you did something […]
We’re excited to bring these fun learning activities to your community! Help your child spot the differences in the drawings, or help Wags find his missing bone! Print these out and try them all! Which activity was your child’s favorite? Tell us below.
In our efforts to teach about kindness, our friends at Sprout offer six great games to inspire your children to be kind during playtime. They will have fun while practicing skills and behaviors that will stick with them as they grow. We thank you for spreading the message that kindness counts! Be Kind to Friends […]
Friendships start with kindness, which is why we are asking you to help spread the word! Remind your little ones to take turns, practice patience and help a friend in need. Take a minute to teach your child this valuable lesson. Try introducing the fun tradition of making and giving friendship bracelets! Make one for […]
Make a pattern with silverware (e.g., one fork, two spoons, one fork, etc.). Challenge your child to continue the pattern. You can try as many patterns as you want!
Count how many steps it takes to get from one end of the house to the other. How many giant steps? Baby steps? If you’re feeling really active, try hopping!
Try one of these fun activities for school age children, perfect for the whole family! Let’s Make Soap What is Needed: 1-1/2 cup opaque soap base (available at health or craft stores) Knife 2 to 4 drops essential oil in preferred scent–orange is very refreshing (optional) 4 to 6 drops food coloring (optional) Mold – […]
Try these fun activities, great for preschool or Pre-K aged children! Who Doesn’t Like a Cookie? Anyone can get their game on to release a few sillies. AND who doesn’t like a cookie? So put this game and cookies together, and what do you get? Do this activity and you will find out. What is […]
These activities are great to do with a two year old! Grooming Our Pets What is Needed: Stuffed animals Combs, brushes, and ribbons & clips (optional) Doing the Activity: Get down on the floor with your two year old and bring out the stuffed animals, and brushes and combs. Tell your child that their […]
Enjoy these great activities with your child perfect for infants and toddlers! Little Drummers What is Needed: Find some fun songs that you can beat a drum to. Really any songs other than lullabies would work. Gather wooden spoons, pots of various sizes and their lids Doing the Activity: Get down on the floor with […]