Lesson Archives

Winter Games Beginning Sound Cards

Learning letter (and numbers, but this is a letter activity) is all about repetition. The more times you present information to your Lil', the more they are going to understand and comprehend it. Of course, you also need to present the information in new and exciting...

Winter Games Silhouette Match

Matching is an important skill that will help your Lil' down the road both in reading and math. Our Lil' Explorers are working on matching with this simple low prep activity. We put a small twist on it to make it a little more challenging. Grab a FREE copy of the...

Snowboarding STEM Trails

We're breaking out the craft supplies and gearing up our engineering skills as we begin our adventure into the snowboarding events! This is a fun and fairly simple activity that will keep your Lil' entertained for at least 30 minutes. Lil' Explorers Focus Skills...

Game of Gnomes – Read with a focus on Making Connections

Making connections is my favorite part of literature. I think it is Rea's favorite too! Our Lil's love when we point out how they personally can relate to the text. Eventually this will drive our children's kindergarten teachers crazy as they will be interrupted every...

Ski Jumping

Ya'll, this is the EASIEST craft EVER! And your Lil's will think it is AH-MAZE-ING!!! We are in full STEM mode as this activity incorporates engineering, science, and math! Grab a FREE copy of the Ski Jumping Template in the Required Materials section below. Lil'...

Winter Games Vocabulary

We want to start encouraging our Lil' Creators to write more and more. This simple vocabulary activity will do just that! With this activity we are working on recognizing that a group of letters are words and that words convey meaning. This is an essential pre-writing...

Figure Skating Shapes

Watching the Olympics has me thinking I'm basically a world class figure skater! I may be getting a little carried away... However, I am going to get my figure skating fix with this simple sensory "bin" activity. Grab a FREE copy of the Figure Skating Shapes Template...

Alpine Skiing Game

Rea got a few games for her birthday and she is really excited to play them, however she is struggling with the whole following the rules and taking turns thing... I am excited to teach her though because (hello!) that means game nights are in my future! This activity...

Medal Counting

Are you ready for a super simple math activity? The games are about half-way through now so it is time to count our medals. Our Lil's will be working on their number sense as they count their medals and find the corresponding number. Bonus- there is ALMOST no prep...

Salt Dough Medals

The Olympics are in full swing and surely your Lil' has earned a medal by now. So let's make their medal and have them wear it around like a true olympian! This activity will engage your Lil' creative skills and their fine motor skills. Lil' Explorers Focus Skills...

I is for Ice Skates

Our Lil' Explorers are working on the letter I today. During the winter games, "I" HAS to be for Ice Skate as so many of the winter games events require ice skates. Teach your Lil' about the letter I with our simple craft. Grab a FREE copy of the I is for Ice Skate...

Ice Skate Craft

Sometimes crafts are just that, crafts. But don't let that keep you from doing this activity. I love this activity because it allowed Rea to be all sorts of creative. Figure skating and speed skating are my favorite events in the Winter Olympics so they have inspired...