Find Activities for your Tots or Preschoolers, Search for Different Unit Studies: Categories and Archives Features

We have a wonderful tech team here at Parents. You might have noticed that the categories feature of my blog is now back! Hooray! Ever since I started this blog I have been categorizing things into different units.  If you’re doing a study of Ancient Egypt or natural disasters, the human body or the ocean, or just want to look through the dozens and dozens of posts I did when the kids were tots and preschoolers… You can search for activities we’ve done during the different holidays.  You’ll find all this in the categories section in the right sidebar of the blog:

  • 5 Senses
  • Active Math Games
  • Africa Unit
  • American History
  • American West Unit
  • Ancient Aztecs, Incas and Mayans
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Greece Unit
  • Apple Unit
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Astronomy Unit
  • Biomes; Animal Habitats
  • Bird Unit
  • Chemistry Unit
  • China Unit
  • Christmas Activities
  • Critical Thinking Activities
  • Death and Dying
  • Dinosaurs
  • Earth Day
  • Earth Science Unit
  • Easter
  • Elem-Children’s Music 1 (6 yr old)
  • Fairy Tale Unit
  • Fall Theme
  • Family Meeting
  • Father’s Day
  • Fire Safety
  • Fitness
  • Flower Unit
  • Food in America (concerns)
  • Fossils
  • Freebies
  • Games for Thinking and Learning
  • Garden Science
  • Geography
  • Geologic Timeline (Montessori)
  • German
  • Gizmos Gadgets and Simple Machines
  • Halloween
  • Health
  • History: American Colonies
  • Homeschool Den
  • Homeschool Encouragement
  • Homeschooling in the News
  • Human Body Unit
  • India Unit
  • Interviews with other Homeschoolers
  • Japan Unit
  • Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten Math
  • Labor Day
  • Language Arts
  • Lapbooks
  • Magyar
  • Math
  • Math–Addition
  • Math–Division
  • Math–Fractions
  • Math–Geometry
  • Math–Multiplication
  • Middle Ages
  • Mom Stories
  • Money Math
  • Montessori (general info)
  • Music
  • Must Read
  • Native American Indians Unit
  • Natural Disasters Unit and Activities
  • Nature
  • Ocean Unit
  • Olympics
  • Organizing and Cleaning
  • Our Homeschool (what our day is like, curriculum choices, etc.)
  • Outdoor Fun
  • Penguin Unit
  • Pete the Cat Unit
  • Physics Unit
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Plant Unit
  • Preschool (Age 4)
  • Preschool and Toddler Activities
  • Preschool for ED – Fall 2011 (age 3 1/2)
  • Preschool Math
  • Rain Forests
  • Random Thoughts
  • Reading
  • Recipes
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Running
  • Science
  • Science Experiments
  • Slavery and the Civil War
  • Spelling
  • sports
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Technology
  • Thanksgiving
  • Theme Time (age 2-4)
  • Think Challenge
  • This is the United States-Unit Study (grade 1)
  • Toddler/Preschool Activities
  • Trips We’ve Taken
  • Useful Resources (websites books etc)
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Vertebrates – Invertebrates
  • Whale Unit
  • Where We Used to Live (Australia posts)
  • Workboxes
  • World Religions
  • Writing

Archives Feature: You can also go through and select a month… all the way back to when my kids were 17 months,  3 1/2 and almost 6 back in 2009! In fact, if you go straight to July 2009 you’ll find tons of ideas for 2-3 year olds:

 Button Activity:

Stringing Straws:

Color Matching Activity with Clothes Pins:

Craft Stick into a Spice Jar (my daughter at 17 months):

Hope you find these features helpful! And thanks again to the Parents tech team!! ~Liesl

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