Teach children to match and label fractions by matching measuring cups to the correct container. Help children say the name of the fraction and practice fractions while measuring and cooking.
Children with Down syndrome can learn to read by utilizing a few simple games to make learning fun.
Teaching sight words at home to children with Down syndrome is easy using games. Parents can use bingo, lotto, memory, matching and other games to help children learn sight words and have fun.
The child has worked hard learning short vowel words. Now, we are going to change the game a bit and explain what happens when we add silent "e" to the end of the word.
To crochet a chain a chain stitch, you must first make a slip knot and place it around the crochet hook. Here are the steps to creating a slip knot.
Raising, feeding and housing chicks organically, with videos of heirloom chicks: Red sex link, Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Red.
The crocodile stitch can be used to in many crochet projects from purses to baby booties. Here's a step by step tutorial and video to help you master the unique crochet technique.
When people are brand new to loom knitting, they often don't know how to get started. The basic steps to loom knitting are: 1. Cast On 2. Knit 3. Cast Off
We live on the edge of a small town and have owned chickens for a while. Hoping to add to my small "farm" of productive animals, I immediately thought of raising goats.
The long green Knifty Knitter loom made by Provo Craft is 18 inches long. You can buy it individually, or as part of the long loom set. There are some free patterns below to get you started knitting.
Loom knitting slipper patterns designed for the Knifty Knitter brand looms.
How to make an Elmo ear flap hat using a round Knifty Knitter loom.
Be ready for next Halloween by whipping up some of these cute patterns on your Knifty Knitter looms. Pumpkins and spiders are just a couple of the knitted Halloween items that you can make on your looms. Try a pumpkin stocking cap, or a knitted...
Teaching kids how to answer who, what, when, where, and why questions.
How to get started skip counting by 2, 5 and 10.
Large baby blanket that can be used well into early childhood.
Worksheets for kids to use to learn to tell time.
Learn how to loom knit a traditional receiving blanket with crocheted edges and ribbon accents!
How to knit the fashion stitch on a long loom.
Watermelon slice applique crochet pattern.
Pattern to loom knit a scarf using the basic 8 wrap for long looms and the crochet cast off.
Waffle stitch on a loom.
Video instructions for loom knitting.
Straw loom instructions for the weaver by Provo Craft.
Loom knitting patterns to make leg warmers on a long or round loom.
Instructions to make pom poms and tassels on the Knifty Knitter brand pom pom maker.
Charitable organizations that welcome loom knit donations.
Free shawl, poncho and shrug patterns for the authentic Knifty Knitter brand looms.
Free stocking cap patterns for loom knitting.
Patterns for the Knifty Knitter rectangle loom by Provo Craft.
4th of July patterns for loom knitting including blankets, crafts, and a drink cozy.
10+ patterns that can be loomed in a few hours.
Written instructions and video instructions for making an African flower hexagon.
Instructions to make pillow cushions on a knitting loom.
Patterns for the Knifty Knitter brand hat loom by Provo Craft.
Loom knitting hat patters designed for the authentic Knifty Knitter looms.
How to loom knit a scarf using the small blue Knifty Knitter brand loom.
Loom knitting a scarf with the eight wrap.
Sachet pattern for a small round loom.
How to use the no-wrap stitch to loom knit a scarf.
How to cast on to a loom in a way that allows you to cinch that end of the knit closed.
Amp up your loom knitting game by learning how to do the honeycomb stitch! Here are easy-to-follow instructions to help you get started.
Lesson plan ideas to put numbers in order.
Free patterns specifically designed for the 14 inch long loom distributed by Provo Craft.
Free loom knitting patterns designed for the 22 inch Knifty Knitter brand loom.
Free patterns to use with the authentic Knifty Knitter brand 10 inch loom.
Patterns for this green round loom include purses, hats, shawls, place mats and more.
Red round loom patterns including a Christmas stocking, an ear flap hat, slippers, stocking caps, leg warmers and more.
12 free patterns for the small blue knifty knitter loom.
Patterns designed specifically with the authentic extra large, yellow, round Knifty Knitter brand loom in mind.
Free loom knitting patterns for Valentine's day using the Knifty Knitter looms.
Baby patterns for the Knifty Knitter looms including booties, baby bottle covers, snuggle sacks, blankets, and diaper covers.
Loom knitting patterns to make mittens.
Cowl patterns for loom knitting. These patterns are specifically designed for the authentic Knifty Knitter looms, but can also be done on Boye looms.
Patterns to make bags on the Knifty Knitter brand looms.
Loom knitting patterns for Spring.
Sweater patterns for the Knifty Knitter brand looms including 2 womens sweaters, a dog sweater and video instructions for a childs sweater.
Lesson ideas and videos for teaching consonant blends and diagraphs.
Word families and ideas for teaching them to kids.
7 loom knit blanket patterns designed specifically for the Knifty Knitter brand looms.
Making a book cover with the Knifty Knitter pink, long loom.
My kids have always loved playing the original Memory game manufactured by Hasbro. It is also easy to make homemade versions to help teach just about anything. The idea of drawing matching cards is so versatile that it can be used to teach sight...
Helping children with Down syndrome learn to tell time.
Loom knitting tutorial for beginners to learn the basic steps of casting on, knitting, and binding off.
How to loom flowers and patterns for other items that can be knitted on a flower loom.
Factory instructions and additional patterns and videos for the looms.
Funny poll questions for quiz fanatics. Designed to make you giggle.
Worksheets to help teach kids to write their phone number.
Free Knifty Knitter patterns for the circle looms.
Green living without spending more.
9+ scarf patterns that are easy enough for beginners.
A selection of patterns for a variety of socks that you can knit with the Knifty Knitter.
A few years ago, I bought a set of these looms at Wal-Mart. What are they? Plastic knitting looms. What's Provo Craft? Provo Craft is the distributor of these plastic looms in the U.S.
Hats and socks are common round loom projects, but did you know that you can make scarves, blankets, mittens and crafts on them too? Check out the patterns for
Loom knitting patterns designed specifically for the long looms by Provo Craft
Hat patterns for all sizes of Knifty Knitter brand looms.
Best coffee beans that are organic and fair trade.
As I began my journey down the path of raising a child with Down syndrome, I recall reading a poem that is still precious to me today. It is, "Welcome to Holland," by Emily Perl Kingsley. Because those words meant so much to me as a mom facing the...
The 5 senses and lesson plan ideas for teaching them.
Tally marks lesson plan ideas, worksheets, and videos
How to teach kids with special needs about the calendar.
Ideas for teaching kids to identify ending letter sounds.
Lesson plan ideas, worksheets and videos to teach symmetry.
Lesson plan ideas for teaching the numbers 1 to 10.
Kids free recycling worksheets, coloring books, online games and educational videos.
Lesson plan ideas, videos and worksheets for teaching Jack and the Beanstalk.
Lesson plan ideas, videos and worsheets for teaching tall and short.
Teaching the concept of more and less to preschool, kindergarten, and special needs students.
This article shares lesson plan ideas, worksheets, and videos to teach kids the sense of sight.
Teaching about their sense of hearing, lesson plan ideas, worksheets and videos.
Lesson plan ideas for teaching the sense of touch.
Lesson plan ideas for teaching sense of taste to kids.
Teaching kids to differentiate between same and different.
Lesson plan ideas, worksheets, and videos to teach left and right.
Lesson plan ideas to teach top, middle, and bottom.
Before and after concepts for preschool or special needs children.
Lesson plan ideas for teaching kids to match numbers.
Lesson plan ideas, worksheets and videos for teaching big and little to kids.
Lesson plan ideas for teaching math to kids using activities.
Single crochet stitch instructions with step-by-step photos and video.
Ideas for teaching children with Down syndrome at home.
Spring vegetable planting guide for zone 5.
Socks eventually wear out leaving you wondering what to do with them. Don't throw them away. Put your socks to good use. Reuse will save you money and save the planet at the same time. Some reuse ideas for socks include hand dusters, sock puppets,...
Egg shell reuse in crafts and kids art projects.
Make your own crochet patterns with these steps.
20+ ways to reuse your old clothes.
Reusing cans to make fun and innovative crafts.
19+ ways to reuse the denim from old jeans.
On the pathway to living a greener life, many of us have set up recycling containers in our home. But, before we take our recyclables to the recycle center, consider reusing them!
Fun ways to put your old glass food containers to crafty use.
20+ Ways to reuse old compact discs.
Paper piles up fast in most homes. Mail, school papers, and newspapers are just a few types of paper that stream in daily. According to "Recycled Crafts Box," by Laura C. Martin, the average American consumes a whopping 750 pounds of paper each...
10+ ways to reuse plastic around the house.
Making innovative crafts from egg shell waste and egg cartons. Easter craft ideas for kids and other ideas, such as starting seeds in old egg shells.
Milk jug crafts and household uses.
Growing and saving your own seeds for vegetables.
Ways to grow a lush green garden by reusing trash.
Crafty ways to reuse your plastic bottles that you probably never thought about.
Lots of different stitches for the looms.
Clean your kitchen without harsh chemicals or toxic fumes.
Disinfecting and cleaning the bathroom without harsh chemicals.
Make a statement and go green while celebrating the Easter holiday this year. Show your friends and family your eco-friendly side and encourage them to do the same.
As the biological and adoptive mom of two children with Down syndrome, I've read a lot of books on this subject. I created this lens as a way to share my personal book reviews and highlight the books that have truly helped me along my journey. Feel...
Simple tutorial for beginners to learn to crochet a granny square.
Considering writing for a new website? There are some questions to ask yourself before you begin. Evaluating a freelance writing website for your own personal needs before you jump in can save you a lot of time and trouble in the long run. What are...
Crochet patterns for the bathroom.
Recipes for make ahead bread mixes that make great gifts in fun gift bags.
Recipes for canning sweet and dill pickles as well as relishes and chutneys.
More than 15 scarf patterns designed specifically for the Knifty Knitter looms.
Abreviations, hook sizes, and free patterns for beginner to get started with crochet.
Review of writing for Life123, earnings, getting started and payment structure.
Fun raw food recipes that kids will eat and your whole family will love.
Gift jar recipes for cookie mix.
Recipes to clean your whole house with natural ingredients. Greener, cleaner, healthier.
Lots of free patterns for the Knifty Knitter brand looms by Provo Craft.
My experience writing for Info Barrel and some tips to help you get started too.
Recipes for herbal tinctures and general preparation tips.
Food preservation recipes and methods.
Recipes to dehydrate food at home.
All about the authentic Knifty Knitter looms by Provo Craft. Find out exactly which looms come from the Provo Craft distributor and which knitting looms do not. I am a retailer of these looms.
Canning recipes to be used at home.
Use these simple patterns to inspire a beginner in crocheting!
Practice reuse ideas for every kind of waste in your garbage.
Legitimate work at home gigs and my personal experiences with each.
Organic home gardening eliminates the use of chemicals in growing flowers and vegetables. It uses only natural ingredients returned to the soil to provide nutrients. Grass, hay, and fruit or vegetable scraps are all methods of renewing soil...