Meet Katie

Hello all!

I’m Katie, an early childhood educator in Southern Indiana. I create engaging resources for preschoolers and toddlers all over the world.

I’m the mother of a 9-year-old boy who is a total computer whiz. My husband, Clint, is a tall and charming comic book nerd. We live out in the country with our two dogs and a small army of cats. I love traveling, Taylor Swift, and rewatching The Office over and over. My Enneagram type is three!

Katie Cawood of Every Little Adventure

Katie Cawood of Every Little Adventure


Life with a Chronic Illness

I have IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension) which means there’s too much CSF pressure on my brain; so much that it mimics a tumor.  I had brain surgery in April 2019 to have a shunt put in to save myself from going completely blind. While it gave me some relief, I still suffered from some vision loss and can no longer drive. I had to leave the classroom, which was devastating for me.

It’s difficult to look on the bright side sometimes, but knowing that the resources I’ve created have reached so many children reminds me that I’m still able to have an impact on young children… in my own way. Every Little Adventure has grown into something bigger than I ever thought it would be, and I don’t think I’d be here if it weren’t for everything that happened to me.


Teachers Pay Teachers

You can help support me by purchasing my products at my Teachers Pay Teachers store. Thanks! I’m currently (as of August 2020) building an online store on this blog, too, so keep an eye out for that!


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The best way to keep up with my latest freebies, news, and other good stuff is to sign up for my newsletter by clicking here. You’ll get access to my Free Resource Library, and I’ll send you the occasional email with tips for teaching preschoolers. Sometimes I’ll overshare personal stuff. *shrug*


I teach others how to start a business.

My other site is Check it out if you’ve considered opening up your own Teachers Pay Teachers store!


Contact Me

You can always email me at if you have questions about any of my resources or blog posts!




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