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Blowing Bubbles Water Activity

Blowing bubbles is always fun, as is a water activity…. one of those days that I just needed something for George to do in the morning and again all he asks for is a water activity. I’m starting to run out of ideas! Every now and then, I let the kids break the rules. They […]

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Gross Motor Activity for a Rainy Day: Walking on Pillows

I’m almost embarrassed to post this gross motor activity…. it seems too simple to warrant a post. But with that said, it was super duper fun and had George moving all morning long! And its perfect for those days you’re stuck indoors, when its cold or rainy. [Hey, its Iowa here and spring has taken a long […]

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Learning Letters Lineup. Squirt!

George has been learning his letters and its amazing me how easily he’s catching on. I don’t think he’s quite there to know all the letter just be seeing them. So I set up a learning activity that had him looking at a letter and then spotting it in the lineup. I wrote a few random […]

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15 Quick Sensory Activities from Hands on Moms

A quick list of 15 sensory activities for kids to do from other hands on moms! I’m feeling the need to share what some of my hands on moms have been submitting here lately! I’m in awe of the stuff these ladies do! Check them out and be inspired by their sensory ideas to do […]

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Simple Activity: A Tape Road

To me, a tape road is a no-brainer simple activity to do. With all boys in the house, we’re always doing ‘things that go‘. And roads are built constantly. Whether it’s from train tracks, drawing roads, making roads from blocks… there always seems to be roads involved. Making a large tape road for the boys […]

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Yarn Craft for Kids: A Circle Garland!

I’m not really sure what to call this yarn craft, because the craft got adjusted many times during the process. Remember last week when I had two failed crafts before having a success with the vehicle tracks painting? Well, this is one of the failures. It turned out to not be a failure after all. Henry attempted […]

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Washing Toys Water Activity for Toddlers

One of the most basic water activities you can do is to wash the toys. Its a perfect indoor water activity for toddlers to do. Just make sure to prep just a bit so there’s not a complete mess to clean up. I laid down a shower curtain that I keep on hand just for […]

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7 Tips for Toddler Activities While You’re Busy With the Big Kids

Today is an exciting day! Today, we’re bringing the Top 20 Moms to Follow on Pinterest to our blogs. I am super thrilled to have Alissa of Creative with Kids sharing with you today. She is the guru of solving problems, especially when doing activities with kids. And today, she’s sharing how to do activities with both […]

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Mixing Colors on the Window

I set up an activity for mixing colors, without actually mixing them physically, just with light. As you may know, I love activities and crafts for the window. We have a huge picture window in our living room that just begs to be played with. This activity was pretty easy and fast to set up. […]

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Reuse Lotion for a Smelling Sensory Activity

A sensory activity can be done with almost anything! As the simplify part of the Seventh Generation 7 day Journey to Natural Beauty, I did some spring cleaning and found an entire basket full of lotions that I haven’t touched in years probably.   Simplify My Routine: Reuse Before Throwing Out Since I don’t use […]