March Madness Junior Bracket and Basketball Activities for Kids


We love March Madness. It’s a holiday in our house.  Click Here to Print a Free March Madness Jr Bracket! We were pumped to get the kids involved at the Sweet 16 mark the last few year, which is a more kid friendly starting point for the young ones. After watching us the first few […]

March Madness for the Classroom and Home


  March Madness is a holiday at our house. We also seem to find numerous teachable moments centered around our favorite sport. I’ve made a basketball themed packet for my Teacher’s Notebook Store and my Teacher Pay Teacher Store for $4.99. There’s also several ideas for home or school and a free printable March Madness Jr […]

Tunnels and Snacks: AKA Soccer Season


This is it. My big idea. Here’s the rules. 1. Open to ages 3-6ish. 2. No practice during the week. 3. Games will last 15 minutes. 3 games max allowed in a season. 4. Co-ed teams and siblings are welcome. 5. 2 minute warm-up, 5 Minutes for tunneling, 3 minutes for picking dandelions and pointing […]

March Madness Mapping with Kids


After the kids filled out their March Madness Jr Brackets (Click Here for the post with a free Printable One!) they took turns stamping where the teams were located on a USA map. They quickly noticed the WEST didn’t show up this year, and Ohio is rocking’ with 4 teams representing! Three states have 2 teams […]

March Madness Mascots: Graphing and Creating


Before the kids decided on what their mascots would be, we did some research on current mascots to make an informed decision. Here’s a quick printable list that I would call fairly accurate;) Accurate enough. Made impulsively so we could do some graphing. Shared with love. 2012MadnessMascotList I gave them a couple of graph options, they […]

Play-dough Goals


My husband was playing with playdough with my then 3 year old before one of her first soccer games. I was likely chasing the 2 year old with the 1 year old on my hip. I came back through and he was giving her “Soccer 101” through playdough. Love it. By the way, 3 year […]