Never Touch a Dragon! ($9) is the second book from the Never Touch A series by Make Believe Ideas to make the list because its beautiful pictures, rhymes, and textures will make both you and your toddler smile. This book introduces a silly dragon who adores sandwiches and singing.
Never Touch a Spider! ($11) is one of our favorites from the Never Touch A series. The bright pictures, sturdy pages, and various rubbery textures are so much fun for toddlers to explore. This book features a variety of insects including a spider, beetle, and centipede doing all sorts of silly activities.
August is going to be a big month on Disney Junior! Two weeks after the series premiere of Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends on Aug. 6, the network will debut Mickey Mouse Funhouse, a new preschool show starring Mickey and all of his pals. However, instead of the Clubhouse, the crew will be hanging with Funny, a talking playhouse "who takes them on adventures to unique lands that inspire the imagination." Season one of Mickey Mouse Funhouse will officially premiere on b
These Stained Glass Rocks are fun to make and so pretty! They’re a great way to spruce up the garden or give as a gift to a friend! WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE THESE STAINED GLASS ROCKS Rocks – I live in the northwest and it seems like there are rocks everywhere around here! I was able to find lots of smooth, roundish rocks just in our neighborhood. You can use any shape or size you like though. Tissue Paper – I recently bought a pack of rainbow colored tissue paper and it wo
Try these tips the next time you play with your child and watch how even the simplest interactions encourage them to learn and explore the world around them. Playtime is special. Not only is it fun, but it is critical to children’s development. Play is their “work” and their way of learning about the world around them. Through play, babies and toddlers try out new skills, explore their imagination and creativity, and learn about relationships with other people. Any activity c
Your 2-5 year old will *love* this game that puts them in charge of fixing your mistakes (plus, it's another #VroomTip you can do anywhere!)! When singing with your little one, mix up the familiar words by changing them (like "The itsy bitsy squirrel," not spider). You can also do this with their favorite stories (the "three little ducks," not pigs). If they catch on, ask them how it really goes. If not, you can say, "Oops! That's not right!" to bring their attention to it. T
This alphabet scavenger hunt was the perfect activity to do when we were stuck at home indoors. Materials Needed: Sticky Notes Marker Objects from around the house What to Do: Ask participants to find objects around the house that begin with each letter of the alphabet. That’s it! Because your kids will inevitably ask you for help, here is a list of words that begin with each letter that you may have lying around the house. Words for Each Letter of the Alphabet A: apple, ap
o you hear that noise in the background? It’s a mix of “school’s out” combined with a giant and audible exhale. We made it through a school year during a global pandemic. How? Barely. By a thread, really. Was it ideal? Nope. But thanks to the superhumans and saints standing at the front of every classroom, we did it! As you’re packing up water balloons for the last day’s bus stop ambush, don’t forget one important thing — to thank your child’s teacher. They certainly deserve