Four Seasons Activity Puzzles

Make these four seasons activity puzzles for your preschooler to learn the four seasons. Read the book Tree to go along with it. It will be so fun!

Make these four seasons activity puzzles for your preschooler to learn the four seasons. Read the book Tree to go along with it. It will be so fun!

We’ve been learning about the four seasons and reading the book Tree by Britta Teckentrup.

Tree is such a cute book! It’s a peek-through picture book that walks you and your child through the four seasons. Not only do the trees change, but different animals come out to play.

My son noticed the spider and it’s web. When the seasons changed, the spider’s web became bigger. He also noticed the birds in a nest and then there were eggs, and later baby birds.

Each time we read it, we found something new.

My son wanted to do an activity while I read the book to him. So, I made little tree puzzles for each season.

All you need is a little bit of cardboard, paint and scissors. Easy peasy!

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L is for Lion Craft and Activity

Make this L is for Lion Craft and Activity for your preschool to practice scissor skills and to recognize the letter L.

We are learning the letter L this week! And my son’s favorite so far is L is for Lion. He kept asking, “can we do a lion craft, please? Oh please, Mom?” So, we did. We did an L is for Lion craft!

I wanted the craft to include letter recognition and fine motor skills. So, it has all of that! Whoo hoo!

I absolutely love that my son can be learning multiple things at once.

I had to think for a minute how we could make a lion. So, if you know me and follow me on Instagram, you know that I love raiding my kitchen for supplies. If I don’t have to buy extra things, the better.

I found an empty coffee container with a lid.

I grabbed orange and yellow construction paper, scissors, a black permanent marker, tape and a glue stick. And we were all set to start our lion craft.

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Apple Picking Activity for Toddlers

Make this Apple Picking Activity for your toddler to practice fine motor skills and number recognition. Such a fun fall activity!

Make this Apple Picking Activity for your toddler to practice fine motor skills and number recognition. Such a fun fall activity!

We’ve been picking apples (well paper apples) here at home and counting to 12! It’s been so fun! This really makes me want to drink a cup of hot apple cider or bake an apple crumble.

But, it is way too hot still! Can the cool weather come early this year?!

I made this activity for my daughter (who is 2) to practice her fine motor skills. It morphed into a counting activity for my son (who is 4) to recognize numbers 1-12. It’s apple-picking fun for both kiddos! Yay!

We also read 10 Apples Up on Top. We set aside numbers 11 and 12. As I read the story, my son would find the number I was reading about in the apple pile and then match it up with the number in the tree.

I can’t wait until we actually go out and pick real apples! It will really tie this entire activity together!

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Clock Craft for Preschoolers

Make this Clock Craft for Preschoolers to help your child recognize important activities in his schedule. Play a matching game too! This post is sponsored by Jord.

Make this Clock Craft for Preschoolers to help your child recognize important activities in his schedule. Play a matching game too! Thank you Jord for sponsoring this post, so The Mama Workshop community has a fun clock craft to do! All opinions are my own.

It’s back to the daily routine! The school drop offs, the errands, the appointments, the pick ups. You know, mom life.

With all the set schedules, a mama has to be on time (and it would be so nice if the kiddos had some sort of understanding of time to help a mama out). So, I made a clock out of things around the house to help introduce time to my son.

He doesn’t have to master it just yet. No way! He’s just a preschooler. But, if he can recognize what time we have breakfast, when we do preschool activities, when it’s snack time and so on. It can really help me out.

So, of course one of the musts for this activity is having a real analog clock in the house. Also, wearing a watch for when you are doing errands will help too. You can show your kiddo the watch, tell him the time and say, “10 a.m. is errand time.”

I know after a few times of this, he will probably ask for a superhero watch. LOL. But, for now, he gets a paper clock.

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Apple Counting Activity – Apple Pie Pretend Play

Apple Counting Activity

Make this Apple Counting Activity for your child to pretend to be an apple pie baker and count apples! Learn to count to 12.

I am so excited that fall is right around the corner! Give me all the fall scented candles, drinks and sweet treats!

I tend to get in a baking mood when the weather cools down. I pretty much live in the kitchen during fall and love every minute of it (minus washing the dishes of course).

So, I thought I’d get my kiddos excited about baking with an apple counting activity! And, you know me, I love an activity you can also play with! So, it’s a learn-while-you-play activity! Mom win!

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