Letter Art – Learning the Alphabet The Fun Way

Challenge your kids to create letter art for as many letters of the alphabet as they can. They can either choose to represent the letters of their name, or try to tackle the entire alphabet

You Can Create A Homework Station In Your Home

This year, in addition to clothes and lunchboxes and folders, we are also setting up a homework station. Organization is key in getting homework done a little more easily and as stress free as possible. Here are our tips for setting up your own homework station.

Printable DIY Mermaid & Monster Coloring Game

My preschooler is very intrigued by learning to read lately. I must admit, it’s often difficult to get her to sit down and focus on a book for more than 20 seconds. I’ve found that playing games is an easy way to spark her interest in practicing her reading skills.
Combining two of her favorite activities, coloring and playing games, seemed like a great way to hold her interest long enough to practice reading. So, we made this “Build-a-Mermaid or Monster” game to color and play together.

Creative Learning to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

At the end of every school year I try to help our kids avoid the infamous summer slide by spending a little time each day working on math, reading, and writing. But I also recognize that they’ve worked so hard all year and I aim to make it at least a little more playful, and OOLY has the perfect colorful school supplies to do just that! We do a variety of activities, but I always find workbooks to be a good supplement to the other games and projects we have planned for the summer.