Best of May 2016

May 2016 has come and gone! For my family and me, it means a huge change in our lives as the end of the month saw all of our earthly belongings being packed up by movers and put on a ship with destination Germany. We won’t see our stuff (including my PC!) again until the first week of July! Until then, we’re essentially “homeless” but fortunate to be able to stay with friends for 3 weeks and then to go on a two-week vacation to Florida to finish our time in the US with a bang.

Let’s take a look at all of the posts that I wrote last month, including a special feature of the three most popular new posts and my personal favorite!


Check out my monthly round-up of all new posts of the past month, my top 3 most popular, and my personal favorite post! The Best of May 2016 has something for kids of all ages: Printables, sensory, learning activities, and more!


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Top 3 Most Popular New Posts of May 2016


I Love My Mom! Emergent Reader

My very first Mother’s Day post was the most popular new post of May 2016. E loved this cute emergent reader and insisted on reading it to me on Mother’s Day <3 The clip art is really cute, too!


M is for Mermaid Letter Maze

You can never have too many letter mazes 😉 This is the second one I made for the letter M after this M is for Monkey version.


Community Helpers Sight Word Puzzles

These cute puzzles are a great way to practice pre-primer sight words! The printable also includes two blank puzzles that you can use for other words you’d like to work on.


My Favorite New Post of May 2016

I’ve shared lots of letter mazes over the past year and a half. They’re super fun for anyone working on letter recognition. However, they don’t offer a challenge once a child has his or her letters down pat. E is at that stage, so I came up with the idea of extending the basic maze idea and adding a handwriting component: F is for Flag Handwriting Mazes!

There are two versions: trace the letter and fill in the blanks, and they both come in uppercase, lower case, and mixed case versions. E thought it was super fun to practice her handwriting in this way, and I have versions for more letters on the way.


All New Posts of May 2016

Sensory Activities and Science:


Art Activities and Crafts:


Math Learning Activities and Printables:


Literacy Learning Activities and Printables:


Other Printables:



  • None this month!




What were your favorite new posts in May? Let me know in the comments below!


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