Does everyone know they’ve done away with the food pyramid and adopted the food plate? I know, it’s kind of old news, but as I’ve been reflecting on how to make sure we get more vegis into our diets, I thought up this craft for the kids. I really thought the visual would be helpful...Read More
Putting Away Groceries
Here is a fun life skills lesson on putting away groceries. I have this lesson in a cut & paste worksheet already but since Velcro is my new best friend and any cut & paste worksheet can easily be adapted into a Velcro book, here you go! There are 33 food pieces and three options of were you can put them, 12 pantry, 9 freezer, and 12 refrigerator. I used clear Velcro, cause it's my favorite! I am giving this away for free in my store to anyone who promises to comment on my blog at least once…
Tot School: Farm - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten
Can't find a farm to bring the kids to? Try this milk a cow fine motor activity to bring the farm into the classroom! Perfect for a farm theme in tot school, preschool, or the kindergarten classroom.
Living with and loving a picky eater | Offbeat Home & Life
I really value being able to plan meals and cook at home with and for each other. It saves money, it’s healthier, and I feel like it strengthens our connection. However, it can be frustrating trying to figure out dinner each week with a picky eater. So, here are some tips and tricks I’ve learned on living with and loving a picky eater. (Note, this is primarily for adult picky eaters. I’ve never had to feed a child picky eater... yet!)
How to Make Cheese at Home
How to Make Cheese at Home. You can make a simple cheese using ingredients and equipment found in most kitchens. "Yoghurt cheese" is a basic introduction. While not the traditional kind of cheese you're probably used to, without any...
Food Groups Drawing Worksheet
Your student will have fun drawing her favorite foods from each food group while you teach about portion size and nutrition. Extracted from our workbook, "About Me" (see My Featured Items) by Our Time to Learn, ages 4-6 ...
Crafting Activities while making a Farm Animal Lapbook!
Our Farm Animal lapbook is finally finished! We worked for quite some time on this lapbook, not because it was so extraordinary. No, becau...
Preschool Is Fun Planning Activities
Chant the following words together while showing the children the chart below: The foods we like to eat that grows on vines & bushes & trees Are vegetables and fruits, my friends, like cherries, grapes and peas. Apples and oranges and peaches are fruits, and so are tangerines. Lettuce and carrots are vegetables, like squash and beans. Click on the image to view and/or print.