Eat Your Rainbow · parenting

Fun Activity To Get Your Kids To Eat Their Fruits And Veggies- Free Worksheet

I’m not sure about you, but in our house it is always a daily struggle to have our girls eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.  They have their staples, which is great, but they won’t venture much beyond that.  Growing up my mother always told us to eat the rainbow, the more colors,… Continue reading Fun Activity To Get Your Kids To Eat Their Fruits And Veggies- Free Worksheet

Instagram · Top 30 for 2016

Top 30 of 2016

Play Learn Kids started this year in August with an Instagram account to help inspire others to add some creativity and fun into their day to day lives with their little ones.  I never imagined that I was entering a community of supportive, passionate and creative parents and caregivers that would inspire me and my… Continue reading Top 30 of 2016


Hand Print Christmas Crafts

There is something so special about your little ones handprint.  They will never be this small again and one day we will look back and won’t believe our child’s hands were so tiny!  This is why there are SO many crafts that use your child’s handprint.  Here are some of our favorite, and easy, ones… Continue reading Hand Print Christmas Crafts


DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

The holiday season is always so busy and everyone’s to-do list doubles.  I love when I can turn something from my to-do list, like wrapping gifts, into a fun activity for the kids with the sweetest results! Cookie Cutter Wrapping Paper-  Grab some festive cookie cutters, click here to order, dip them in paint and stamp away… Continue reading DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper


Salt Dough Ornaments You Can Make Today

Making salt dough ornaments is a family tradition in many households and for good reason.  You can make them with three simple ingredients that you most likely already have; flour, salt and water.  Watching the little ones knead the dough, use the cookie cutters to cut the shapes, bake them, decorate them and then hang… Continue reading Salt Dough Ornaments You Can Make Today


Fun & Easy Christmas Crafts

Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees:  I think my daughters are their friends had just as much fun creating these trees as they did eating them!  Turn ice cream cones upside down and cover with green frosting.  We added green food dye into our frosting until we got just the right shade.  It doesn’t matter if… Continue reading Fun & Easy Christmas Crafts

Christmas · Gift Guide · Sugar Body Scrub

Homemade Sugar Body Scrub-The Perfect Gift

The Holiday Season is upon us and with that comes gift giving to teachers and neighbors.  The children have their main teachers, teacher aides, a student teacher, Principal, art, technology, PE, music, dance, keyboard, Spanish and swim teacher.  All of these people pour endless amounts of attention onto my children in order to help me in… Continue reading Homemade Sugar Body Scrub-The Perfect Gift

Colored Rice · Letters

Wooden Letters Activities

We love our Wooden Alphabet Blocks (click here to purchase through Amazon) and get so much use out of them.  Our 3 year old has learned all of her letters mainly through this puzzle.  My daughter, like lots of other children, is a hands on learner and these activities allow her to hold the letters and… Continue reading Wooden Letters Activities

Counting · Numbers

Counting Activities For Preschoolers

Counting activities for preschoolers should be fun and very hands on.  We want our little ones to have a positive first experience with math that will carry them through their school years.  Following are some activities that will help with number identification, counting and one to one correspondence. Christmas Trees With Ornaments: Have the little… Continue reading Counting Activities For Preschoolers