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Is Osmo Reading Adventure Worth It? (Part 2)

October 16, 2022
Osmo Reading Adventure Level 2 Early Reader Review

We've been really enjoying our Osmo Reading Adventure. We started with the Level 1 Reading Kit for New Readers and it was a little too difficult for my 4-year-old and a little too easy for my 6-year-old. Even though my 6-year-old could easily read the Level 1 books independently, the program was still beneficial for helping him practice combining sounds. He also still enjoyed watching the characters and playing the games. We were excited to receive the next box with…

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Is Osmo Reading Adventure Worth It?

September 7, 2022
Osmo Reading Adventure Review

Do your little ones love screen time? Mine are totally obsessed with anything on a screen, even a calculator! We limit our screentime to 30 minutes of educational games during the week and allow more TV and tablet time on the weekends. I don't usually limit their screen time when playing with their Osmo. In my opinion Osmo games are more educational than most apps or online games and the tangible aspects of the games are more beneficial for motor…

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SECRET DECODERS WITH MAGNA-TILES

February 10, 2022
Magna-Tile Secret Decoder

Who didn’t love those secret decoder glasses with the red lenses as a kid? There was something so fun about pretending to be a spy, searching for secret messages or pictures. Like most of my ideas, this Secret Decoder Magna-Tiles Activity was inspired by observing my kids at play. My daughter was hiding little drawings between Magna-Tiles and she noticed how parts of her drawing disappeared when certain color Magna-Tiles were on top. This gave me the idea to create…

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New Books From the Philadelphia Museum of Art

August 3, 2021

I've reviewed a lot of books in the last 5 years but these two are extra special! These books come to you from The Philadelphia Museum of Art where I spent a third of my career and are written by one of my favorite colleagues Liz Yohlin Baill. I am so impressed by these two books and am excited that children from all over the world will be able to experience some of my favorite pieces from the museum's collection…

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UREADYKIDSCAMP|| Free Home for the Holidays Preschool Activities

December 4, 2020

Calling all parents and caregivers of kids age 2-7... are you wondering what to do with your kids this winter now that the weather is colder? Traditional holiday activities canceled? Working from home while the kids are home from school? Just looking for some fun ideas to entertain kids on evenings and weekends? You have come to the right place my friend and you are definitely not alone! I have created a FREE Home for the Holidays educational resource packet…

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