Learning to Ride Book and Craft

Printable Paper Craft Bicycle and Picture Book Pick I like the title of EVERYONE CAN LEARN TO RIDE A BICYCLE written and illustrated by Chris Raschka because it is true (expect maybe in rare exceptions) but for parents and kids in the process of learning, it can seem so out of reach. My daughter had a few false starts with bike riding which I willingly take at least some of the...more

Fun with Reflections

Magic Mirror Craft and Snow White Picks Takeout food sometimes comes in the nicest packaging. I often save the paper or plastic...more

New Pages

Doodles and Jots has always been a bit of a work in progress. Blogging is fun. Blogging allows you to experiment and that is what I did ....more

Favorite Library Discards

Vintage Picture Books from Our Collection Libraries weed through...more

Pattern Blocks Printable

Free Printable Mini Idea Book for Pattern Blocks Do you have pattern blocks? They are pretty fun and have loads of educational potential. If you want to get a set here is an affiliate link to a nice 250 piece wooden set from Learning Resources through Amazon (thanks for supporting Doodles and Jots) ....more

Knuffle Bunny Printable

Virtual Book Club: Mo Willems Today I am participating in the Virtual Book Club for Kids with a printable inspired by KNUFFLE BUNNY by Mo Willems. I am sharing a mini accordion-folded coloring book that you flip through to find Trixie’s favorite stuffie....more

Toy Parachute Design

While driving to a family wedding off Cape this weekend something in the sky caught my eye. I squinted at what appeared to be a toy parachute in the clouds. Wait no, that is a real parachute guy, possibly on his descent...more

Moon Shadow

Scientific Model for Kids I was humming Moonshadow the whole way home from my mom and dad’s house last night. It was late when we left, almost ten o’clock. Around this time of year I think about how it won’t be long before my parents will be heading back to Florida so we stay a little longer each time we visit ....more

This Toy Rocks!

We have a toy that didn’t cost any money. It is completely customizable, educational, tactile, durable, loaded with interesting detail, and open ended. You can find it anywhere...more


Tinkertoy Hack We haven’t played with our Tinkertoys in a while but when we...more