Rocks, sticks, and shells are great tools for writing practice at the beach! Here are 4 fun ways to practice sensory writing with beach treasures!
A geode kit is a fun way to learn learn about rocks! Kids will love to watch geodes crack open and explore the inside with great books about rocks!
We learned about the parts of a flower with dot stickers! This is a fun, quick, and easy way for kids to memorize sight words related to flower anatomy.
Moon phases can be taught with play dough mooncakes! This fun, hands-on experience will help children understand the names and abstract concept of the word better!
A fun and easy activity to review Chinese 木 radical (wood) words! Wood die and slices to reinforce the concept of words related to wood.
Learn the lyrics of 小星星 [Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star] with stickers! Printable lyrics in simplified / traditional Chinese, Pinyin, and English.
Four fun, hands-on ways to use stones to practice reading in context while playing and exploring! These methods help teach Chinese 石 stone radical words.
We reviewed Chinese 日 radical words with a sun word matching activity! Words with the 日 radical are remembered in the context of the sun craft! Free printable activity included in the post!
Leaf sorting sensory bottles are a fun way for kids to learn about leaves! This nature discovery activity lets kids enjoy and focus on observation and speaking skills!
The Giving Tree is a timeless, poetic story about a generous tree and a growing boy with changing needs and interests. Reading video and learning activity included with this book review.
Moon Phases Glue Resist Watercolor Painting is a fun, hands-on way to learn about the moon phases and their names!
We had fun learning about the parts of a flower and reviewing how to read relevant Chinese and English words! After sorting the different parts, the kids made beautiful Flower Sensory Bottles!
宝石 (jewel) stickers are a fun way to improve eye-hand coordination, strengthen fine motor muscles, and develop pre-writing skills for kids!
画一个星星给我 (Draw Me a Star) is a beautiful picture book by Eric Carle. We read this book and then applied what we learned! Both kids had a blast dot painting, and I helped my daughter draw & cut the stars. Every star turned out to be beautiful and unique!
Water painting is a fun outdoor activity for learning sight words, such as Chinese characters! To review words related to rain, my daughter traced each character in chalk raindrops with a wet paintbrush.
Rainstick sensory bottles are a wonderful auditory, visual, and tactile learning experience for kids! They are easy and fun for kids to make on their own!