Valentine’s Day Craft: Tissue Wreath

This is one of my favorites so far! Henry got busy painting a piece of white butcher paper [we get it from the bakery, you could use any kind of construction or art paper roll]. While he painted, I cut out a wreath shape from cardboard [Chalk in My Pocket, where I got this idea, […]

Yummy Edible Valentines

Growing up, frosted graham crackers was one of my favorites. Every time my mom made cupcakes, cake or brownies, the extra frosting always went on graham crackers. Even though these are pretty yummy, I’m not sure why they were a favorite, maybe its just the memories that are my favorites – or maybe its just […]

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Valentine’s Day Activity: Countdown Tree

A pretty simple Valentine’s Day activity, that’s also a pretty decoration, that your toddler or  preschooler can make for Valentine’s Day! Paint one small tree branch. Stick branch in small pot. Decorate tree. Look at and smile. I just cut a couple of branches off one of our trees [probably not ideal during blizzard conditions]. I was planning […]

February Ja-‘MIE’ Project

My February ME project was actually done last week because I was so excited to get it done and I had some time Who doesn’t have some time when you’re stuck inside all day every day?It was a rarity, but I took the opportunity of my hopefully-someday-soon-to-be-sister-in-law watching the boys for a morning and did something […]

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Big vs Small Activity for Kids

We did a couple activities with Big and Small this week. Henry and I ‘got our toes out’ [as Henry says] – and traced our feet. Henry tried his best tracing mine. We even got George’s out too. And someone else’s too… can you guess? Blue Dog’s! We traced all our feet on some paper […]