Category Archives: 4-5yrs

Chinese New Year Shenanigans

Chinese New Year is right around the corner and we have a flurry of activities we want to do for it.  For some of us, we can celebrate Chinese New Year in a bunch of ways.  Traditions can be built.  It … Continue reading

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A Smoother Morning..

Happy Monday!!  Don’t we all as parents wished that the mornings would just be easier.  Between waking up kids who cry because it’s still too early for school to forgetting a small snack for snack time, it’s a battlefield for … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Kids Busy This Christmas Break!

The kiddies are home! Its currently Christmas break for the kids so there’s no school for them.  It’s been awhile since they have been off for 10 days straight and I don’t want bored complaining kids running the house.  Here’s … Continue reading

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It’s Cold- Layer up! My guide to Winter clothes for Kids

Snow is here and it’s really here!  How many inches did you get?  We’ve been having some ridiculous weather where I am and I have to make sure my buns are ready for it.  If you’ve seen previous posts, like … Continue reading

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4yr Books: Hot Dots Jr

So if you read my post A couple of things about 4 yr olds, you know that their academic prowess is coming to light.  Assessing what they know is a great start in their education path. Overall Rating: B+ Hot … Continue reading

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A couple of things about 4 year olds

Sorry , we’ve hit a bit of a snag as Hotdog Bun has been sick the last couple of days, so late on posting. You know I feel both Hotdog Bun and Pineapple Bun are forever stuck at this age. … Continue reading

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Game on: Candy Land

Candy Land is one of the first board games I bought for the buns.  The buns needed to learn to take turns and good sportsmanship.  My version of Candy Land came with a spinner so no messy cards all over … Continue reading

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4-6yr books- Tug the Pup Set

Before Hotdog Bun started school, I wasn’t sure what reading level he was on and should be on.  I firmly believe that reading should start at home.  The issue starts when there is a transition from home learning to school … Continue reading

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A couple of things about 5 Yr olds

Following this week 5 year old series (I only thought of this yesterday as everything I posted this week was in this age group), I thought I’ll give you a notion of what’s it like to have one.  Now being … Continue reading

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4-5 yrs old- Game on: Dominoes

Sometimes I think teaching the kids math is hard.  It really doesn’t have to be.  Our favorite game of the week is dominoes.  It didn’t seem like an exciting game but the kids love it.  I’ve also found a couple … Continue reading

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