Pizza Box Art Easels

This post contains affiliate links Hello, Friends! Have you noticed the name change of my blog? I went from Munchkins and Moms to Play Teach Repeat. You can find more information behind the decision in this blog post, but here’s the quick version: I’m back to teaching in a classroom…but I still cycle back to…

Empty Tomb Rolls

What are your Easter traditions? We started a new one this year and made Empty Tomb Rolls (Resurrection Rolls). These have been around for as long as Pinterest has existed and for some reason we haven’t made them until today. We were missing out. The Easter Story Telling the Easter story is central to our…

E-Learning Station Essentials

Three years ago we closed the door on homeschooling. I went back to school to finish my teaching license, and enrolled my boys in public school. It was a big and scary step for us, but we were confident that this was the direction our family needed to go. I didn’t think our future would…

Play Dough Trays for Preschoolers

Kids learn best when they are engaged, and what engages kids? PLAY. That is what this blog is all about- using play as a way to engage kids. To help them build background knowledge for future lessons. To help solidify learning from prior lessons. To deepen understanding of current knowledge. Play does all that! Let’s…

Paper Plate Art

Paper plates are key for keeping my sanity…both in the kitchen and in the art room! Do you consider paper plates part of your parent survival kit? I know I do! Not long ago I had a parent ask me how I keep it all together. I told her I don’t! I always feel like…

Itsy Bitsy Spider Sensory and STEM Activity

Nursery rhymes like The Itsy Bitsy Spider are a classic part of homeschooling preschoolers! And when nursery rhymes are combined with sensory play and science, preschool engagement goes through the roof! Supplies Loose PVC parts (elbow, connectors, small straight pipes, whatever you have laying around! Buying them is also a pretty cheap option.) Toy spiders…

Stuff ‘n Sit Bean Bag Chair!

This post contains affiliate links A place for everything and everything in its place That is the motto in my home. While our house does get pretty messy (four kids will do that to ya), when it’s time to clean up I insist that everything¬†is put back in its place. I’ve seen it happen a…

Baby Nature Blocks

How many baby toys do you have? We don’t have many. As a matter of fact, all the baby toys we own fit neatly inside a soft bucket in our living room. Baby happily spills it out and fills it up over over and over allll day long. He’s a happy baby who loves simple…

Toilet Paper Tube Flower Prints

April showers bring May flowers! We have had exactly ONE spring shower so far, but I’ll take it! Spring started late for us this year and I can’t wait for flowers and green grass to spring up all around us. Until we get some more showers, though, we are working on some spring-inspired art! Supplies:…