The Switch Witch

The Switch Witch

Years ago, a student in my 1st grade class told me about the Switch Witch visiting his house on Halloween Night. We’ll see if she stops by our house tonight! The Switch Witch is an extremely nice witch, who flies around on Halloween night looking for families with a single piece of candy left outside their front door. If she sees the candy, she knows there is a child in the house willing to make a switch with her! She is a rather shy witch, so not all children know about her. Tell your friends so she can find your house…if you are willing to switch the candy for a toy!  Here’s how it works! After Trick-or-Treating you still get all the fun or sorting and eating some of your candy. But once it’s time for bed, you have to decide if you are willing to “switch” your Halloween Candy for a toy. You get to pick 5 pieces of candy that you want to keep from your Halloween loot, but the rest of it stays in your bag. Pick a spot in your house that the Switch Witch can’t miss! We are putting … [Continue]

Favorite Fall Kids’ Activities

Favorite Fall Kids' Activities

We love everything about Fall! Football, the weather, pumpkins, and leaves. Here are a few of our favorite Fall activities: Fall Play Dough Mats (printable) Falling Flowers or Leaves Game Apple Themed Toddler Activities Leaf Counting Game Apple Picking Alphabet Game Toddler Thankfulness Tree … [Continue]

Stock up on Holiday Themed Learning Kits

TimeforTotsLearningKits

  Holiday Themed Learning Kits are available from Pumpkin themes to Christmas and Winter themes. Also check out what's NEW and what's on SALE in the store!   Stock up now so that you and your toddler or preschooler will be having FUN learning through the holiday season! … [Continue]

Dot Marker Pages from A to Z

printable dot marker pages

Are you looking for free, printable dot marker pages? Here's a list of free, printable dot marker pages from A to Z. Find pages to print that match your child's interest or use this list to compliment your letter of the week. Ways to Use Dot Marker Pages 15+ Ways to Use Dot Marker Pages from Gift of Curiosity Using Dot Marker Pages with … [Continue]

Fancy Nancy Themed Activities

Fancy Nancy Crafts and Activities

My girls have loved reading the Fancy Nancy series by Jane O'Connor since they were each 2. The books are sweet stories about a fancy little girl and her hopelessly plain family. Each story has a glossary of fancy words that is great for building vocabulary even in toddlers. Recently, we spent a rainy day reading Ooh La La! It's Beauty … [Continue]

Frozen Themed Dice Games

Frozen Themed Dice Games

We've been having so much fun with these Frozen themed dice games! Counting, adding, and learning all in a FUN way! Download, print, and play! Elsa Dice Games Anna Dice Games Olaf Dice Games Sven Dice Games Race with Anna and Elsa Dice Game Clipart from SandyDigitalArt … [Continue]

Sven Dice Game

Sven Themed Dice Game

  Sven Dice Game (1 Die) Sven Dice Game (2 Dice) Materials: Sven Dice Game Mat (above) Dice Counters (cereal, candies, blocks, gems, erasers, etc.) How to Play: Roll the die or dice. Cover the number you rolled. When all of the numbers are covered, you win! Clipart from SandyDigitalArt … [Continue]

Thoughts from Dad ~ Starting School

Thoughts from dad

  Thoughts From Dad…On Starting School With school starting up again, another summer closes out around the country.  In fact, for many, summer has been over for weeks now, regardless of what the thermometer says outside. For me, this summer is different, and the school year it’s giving way to even more so. This year, my wife and I will … [Continue]

Olaf Dice Game

Olaf Themed Dice Game

  Olaf Dice Game (1 die) Olaf Dice Game (2 dice) Materials: Olaf Dice Game Mat (above) Counters (cereal, candies, blocks, gems, erasers, etc.) Dice How to Play: Roll the die or dice. Cover the number you rolled. When all of the numbers are covered, you win!   Clipart from SandyDigitalArt … [Continue]

Anna Dice Game

Anna Themed Dice Game

  Anna Dice Game (1 Die) Anna Dice Game (2 Dice) Materials: Anna Dice Game Mat (above) Counters (cereal, blocks, gems, beads, candies) Dice How to Play: Roll the die or dice. Cover the number you rolled. When all of the numbers are covered, you win! Clipart from SandyDigitalArt … [Continue]