It’s Playtime! Indoor Activities

Its that time of year. When we all duck our heads and hibernate for a couple of months. Granted, we try to get outside as much as we can. But most days its not for long, if at all. So… What indoor activities can we do on these cold days coming up? [Really, its been pretty […]

Snowman Fridge Activity

Activity: Snowman Fridge

A very large snowman for your kitchen! This is so easy to do! I made ours an interactive snowman. I cut out the following pieces from craft foam sheets. 2 large black circles [eyes] 3 medium black circles [buttons] 5 small black circles [mouth] 1 orange triangle [nose] If you don’t have the craft foam sheets, […]

Learning Activity: Cutting Snowflakes

Henry’s been on a cutting kick lately. Since its winter, I decided to take advantage of this and cut snowflakes! I tried my best to make this as preschooler-friendly as possible. We used coffee filters for our snowflakes. Coffee filters are easy to cut, plus they’re already round! And they were really easy for Henry to cut. […]

Best Projects for Kids from 2011

Happy New Year! Cheers to 2012! Let’s remember 2011 though, shall we? I’m not going to flood you with all my favorite posts, I shared my twelve favorite activities last month.I also won’t bore you with the most popular kids projects, as most of them are collections of play ideas. But, I am going to […]

It’s Playtime! Christmas Treats

Some last minute treats for Santa? Or for our family get together! Try these Christmas sweets and goodies with the kids this year! [Crystal & Co. : Christmas Cookies] Have you made cookies to set out for Santa yet? Its getting close! Time to get baking! We have yet to start this tradition, but I think this […]

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Music: Christmas Cheer

Hi! This is Jill from amomwithalessonplan.com. I am so excited to be visiting hands on: as we grow today! I am also excited that Jamie is taking a well deserved break. Some of you may not know, but along with running this blog Jamie is also a huge support in our little education / mommy […]

Art: Christmas Coffee Filter Garland

  How many alternate uses are there for coffee filters? A google search of coffee filter craft brings up 1,680,000 pictures of crafts you can do with a coffee filters. This month at Art For Little Hands we are doing several art projects using the medium of a coffee filter. One of those projects we worked on […]

Literacy Activity: Book Making

Guest Post by   Today, a literacy craft is shared by Erin at Small Types.  Some book making ideas! They can be easily adapted for the holidays.Make some homemade gifts for the grandparents! Hello, hands on : as we grow readers! I’m thrilled for theopportunity to guest post here on one of my favorite blogs. Thanks, Jamie! In […]

Christmas Craft: Fingerprint Homemade Cards

  Today, a Christmas craft is shared by Bernadette at Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas.Leave your fingerprint these holidays with some fingerprint Christmas Cards! These crafty cards are adorable and very kid-friendly!     I adore the holidays – lots of family, friends, food, good times, getting together and, of course, fun activities galore! The Lil Divas and […]

It’s Playtime! Let it Snow!

The Creative Christmas Countdown is well under way.Kitchen Counter Chronicles has today’s advent activity, Making Snowflakes! Looking around the It’s Playtime posts has gotten me in the mood for snow [okay, just a little though]! So, bring on the snow! Let it Snow! [Adventures at Home: Snowflake Mobile] Adventures at Home makes paper snowflakes into a […]