Screen time can be a constant source of stress for many families. Setting rules and limits is important (more on that here), but making sure your kids are digitally literate is becoming more important as the world around us becomes more dependent on technology. Instead of fighting about screen time, think about how you can embrace … Continue reading Week 28 Free Printable: Screen Time – It’s Not All Bad!
BINGO is a fun game, and an incredible learning tool. From travel bingo, to chores bingo, to spelling bingo, you can make any kind of bingo board you need with The Trip Clip. There are many different ways you can play bingo. Whether you're aiming for 5 in a row, blacking out the whole board, … Continue reading Make Any BINGO Board
There's no question that kids who play sports learn a ton of incredibly important things, from physical fitness to being part of a team to resilience and much more. But that's not all kids can learn from sports! There are tons of learning opportunities for spectators too. These printable activities from The Trip Clip are … Continue reading Learning While Watching Sports: Baseball
Week 35: Practice Writing - Write a Book! Having your kids write their own book is wonderful writing practice! When my son was 5 and waiting for his little brother’s Play Gym class to end, I stapled together a set of these templates that included a picture and a writing space below, and he wrote a … Continue reading Week 35: Practice Writing – Write a Book!
I'm selling a new bundle on Teachers Pay Teachers that includes all the printable items you need to make a magnetic or hook & loop school schedule chart for your classroom or home school. You can get it here. This packet includes: 20 printable picture clips (big and small so you can choose which to … Continue reading Printable Magnetic or Hook & Loop School Schedule Chart
Crossword puzzles with the first letter missing are a fun way for kids to practice first letter sounds. Kids can learn about how to match the clues to the location in the puzzle, identify the picture, and then identify the first letter sound to write into the empty box. You can buy a PDF of … Continue reading 44 Crossword Puzzles With First Letter Missing: Fun Letter Sound Practice
If you're looking for new ways to help kids practice their spelling lists beyond quizzing them over and over, try some of these activities that let kids experience the words in many different contexts. They can really help the spelling words sink in, and can also be a lot more fun for the kids! You … Continue reading 5 Creative Spelling Practice Ideas
Secret Message Puzzles (or Cryptograms) are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! These 30 puzzles all have plenty of hints to get new puzzlers started on this fun word game. They'll also be practicing letter recognition and early reading skills. Learn more about how … Continue reading 30 Secret Message Puzzles & Riddles
These activities helped me get my son moving during Covid remote school days, so I thought others might find them helpful too. They give you a reason to go out for a walk, and you can do a little science experiment for some added learning. The 3 Scavenger Hunts on the left are mostly about … Continue reading Exercise With a Side of Science
These Valentine’s Day themed activity pages let kids practice hand-eye coordination, handwriting, spelling, and problem solving. There are 2 coloring pages, a crossword puzzle with picture clues, 2 word search puzzles and 2 cryptogram riddles, both at two difficulty levels. Great for at home or at school! You can print them for free, or edit them to make … Continue reading 9 Free Printable Valentine’s Day Activities