Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Littles Learnng Link Up: Springy Flowers and Mother's Day Round Up

Welcome to the beginning of something new and exciting. If you are looking for Toddler Idea Tuesday, you have found the right place. Some changes have been taking place and I am glad you are here to share in them. Toddler Idea Tuesday is now known as Littles Learning Link Up, in the hopes to make it more inclusive and inviting. Each month you will find:
  • A seasonal round-up (at the beginning of the month)
  • A guest post featuring crafts, activities, tips, snack ideas or other early childhood topics. (toward the end of the month)
  • Posts where I share what I have been up to with my preschoolers and/or early elementary children.
Each week, I will still host a link up, where you can share either what you have been up to recently, or old posts that may go with the theme.  Feel free to link up more than one post.

Each week I will continue to feature a couple of posts from those that have been linked up. 

I hope you will continue to share your wonderful posts, and I hope you will find something new to try with your child.

This week I would like to share some wonderful Springy Flowers and Mother's Day Ideas. I feel that all of these flower crafts would also be suitable for Mother's Day.  

1-  Bright Tissue Paper Flower Craft from Teach Me Mommy
2-  Make Your Own Forsythia-Spring Craft For Kids from Playground Parkbench
3-  Spring Craft-Bottle Cap Flowers from My Mundane & Miraculous Life
4-  Easy Mother's Day Flower Craft from Child Led Life
5-  Plastic Egg Carton Flowers for Spring from Counter Chronicles
6-  Spring Flower Art Activity for Kids from Mini Monets and Mommies
7-  Eric Carle Flowers Activity from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes
8-  Spring Button Flowers from Creative Family Fun
9-  Spring Craft for Toddlers-Flower Collage from My Bored Toddler
10- Pretty Spring Flower Craft from Craftulate

I discovered some really fun ways to make special flower pot gifts for mom!

11- Mother's Day Flower Pot Gift Idea from Joy in the Works
12- Soup Can Flower Pots from Adventures in Wunderland
13- Painted Flower Pots from Raising Leafs
14- Tissue Paper Flower Pots from From ABCs to ACTs
15- Fingerprint Flower Pot: Painted Cup from Messy Little Monster

Homemade cards always meant so much to my mother. I love both making them for others, and receiving these wonderful heart-felt cards. Check out these unique ideas I found.

16- Mother's Day Card Craft from Clare's Little Tots
17- Huggy Mother's Day Card Craft from Moms and Crafters
18- Easy Mother's Day Card from Thrifty Mum
19- Flower Card for Mother's Day from Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
20- Simple Mother's Day Card from Powerful Mothering

Like homemade cards, homemade gifts are just as meaningful. Here are several to get your creative juices flowing.

21- Hand Painted Reusable Shopping Bags from Kitchen Floor Crafts
22- Fragrant Clay Hearts from A Little Bit of Quiet
23- Homemade Mother's Day Gifts-Beaded and Pasta Hearts from My Little 3. . . and Me
24- Sequined Suncatchers from Playground Parkbench
25- Bath Bomb Heart Recipe from Red Ted Art

Finally, I wanted to share some fun Mother's Day printables I came across.

26- Free Printable Mother's Day Handprint Craft from Fun Handprint Art
27- Mother's Day Questionnaire for Kids from Juggling With Kids
28- Mother's Day Printables from In the Playground
29- Me and My Mom Free Printable from Love and Marriage and a Baby Carriage
30- Mum's Survival Kit {Printable} from The Gingerbread House

Happy Mother's Day!

Now onto:

Littles Learning Link Up Features

On my last Toddler Idea Tuesday post, there were 6 wonderful posts linked up. I will be picking one randomly selected post to share, plus the top clicked-on post.  

This week's randomly selected post is:

Shecki from  Greatly Blessed shared April Pre-K with Katie.

The following post had the most clicks:

I would love to have you join in this week! What sort of activities do you do with your young children? Do you have any spring or Mother's Day posts to share? Or do you have some favorite activities you would like to share? I invite you to link up below. I will be pinning posts on my Toddler Ideas or other relevant board, and I would love to feature some of the activities each week from what is linked up.

Please know I may share a picture from your post and link back to it, along with sharing how we used your idea in our school time. By linking up you are giving me permission to use a picture from your post. I will ALWAYS give credit and link back. Additionally, if you choose to try out any of the ideas with your child, please make sure you give credit where credit is due.

Linky will be open through Sunday night, to give me time to check out all the posts and get the Features organized. Please take the time to visit some of the other wonderful posts linked up.



  1. Wow so many fun activities and art work! So wonderful!

  2. Great compilation, thanks for putting those ideas together.

  3. This is so cool and you found some fun stuff! I totally love the flower pots!

  4. Such cool ideas! I love the flower pot at number 14.

  5. Those are some really cool looking projects!

  6. Lovely gift ideas! Many of these could be used for other occasions as well!

  7. Wish the linky was not closed. Do you host this every week? I would like to add my homeschool posts to it.

    1. Hi, sorry the linky was closed. I have it open from Tuesday to Sunday night. It is a weekly link up. Used to be Toddler Idea Tuesday. The new one will go live tomorrow morning. I hope you will stop by again.


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