# Crafts and Activities for Elementary Aged Kids

## Garden Crafts for Kids

The sun is shining and the garden is beckoning. These garden craft ideas for kids of all ages are great…

## Easter Race to 100 Maths Game

When I taught mathematics I remember having a giant hundred’s chart in my classroom we would work on counting backwards…

## Plastic Egg Easter Time Tables Practice

With our Easter Egg hunt over we are left with plastic eggs – I could be really Frugal and save…

## DIY Math Fact Family Triangles

My daughter came home from school excited about something she had learned in maths recently that division and multiplication are…

## Post-it Note Partitioning – Addition and Subtraction

In Maths you child will progress from learning to count on and back to quickly forming number sentences with single…

## Apple Place Value Booklet

One of the key concepts that children need to understand to progress in maths is the value assigned to numbers…

## Valentines Oobleck Recipe for some Sensory Spelling Practice

Each week I dread opening my daughter’s homework folder as in there will be her spelling list. She’s in year…

## Rainbow Number Bonds

Maths seems to be getting the better of my eldest at the moment, he’s got so many different methods and…

## Body Clock – Hands-on Time Practice

There are some things that I thought my eldest had grasped successful and in fact school had told us that…

## Needle Felted Hearts – Beginner Needle Felting Project for Kids

Over a year ago I brought a set of supplies for needle felting with the idea of trying the craft…

## Chocolate Cursive Handwriting Practice

For me as a parent it seems like we’ve just learnt to write and suddenly appearing in the kids school…

## Lego Snowflake Symmetry

With the ice and snow around our theme for this week’s Early Elementary learning activities is ideal – it’s just…

## Using LEGO to divide Syllables

I don’t know about your kids but mine love LEGO – from the duplo that they collected as toddlers and…

## Acorn Arrays – for Building Number Facts

Recently my eldest has come home with some maths homework and one of the problems on the sets has been…

## Skip counting spider webs

When I was at school many moons ago I remember learning to count in 2’s, 3’s 5’s and 10’s –…

## Pumpkin Seed Place Value – Subtraction Math Facts

To support and extend the learning that my eldest does in school we’re doing lots of different after-school activities with…

## Currency Collections

As a child, I remember whenever we would return from vacation I would spend hours looking at the coins that…

## Art and Science, Poem to Remember the Order of the Planets

Apart from animals my eldest’s second favourite topic is space, but he’s not really interested in aliens and sci-fi he…

## Place Value Leaves: Read and Write

As a child I remember learning my hundreds, tens and units and then moving onto decimal places, thousands, millions etc……

## Digital Journalling with Kids

There is no doubt that we live in a digital age where digital communication is the way things seem to…

## Superhero Pattern Stones

One of the favourite topics that J’s school focused on last year was superhero’s and we’re so happy that our…

## Me Llamo Game – starting on Spanish

Yesterday I introduced the new year of early childhood education posts kicking off with a preparing for school, today and…

## Grasshopper Addition and Subtraction Number Lines

As we head into year 2 (2nd grade) the maths that J is doing at school is starting to get…