My Favorite Posts

My favorite posts. Activities, collections of ways to play, crafts, art, parenting advice, its all here. These are just a slim selection of my favorites that we've done and I'm proud to show them.

Rainbow sponge painting is super cool!

Rainbow Sponge Painting is Super Cool!

Kids of all ages will think that rainbow sponge painting is super cool! Girls, boys, toddlers, preschoolers, this is a magical way to make a rainbow!

Get kids excited about doing chores around the house with a Domino drawing chore list!

Chore List with Dominoes & Numbers

This activity puts a spin on a boring chore list and makes it fun and even sneaks in learning! As a kid, I remember doing chores… and loving them! My mom always made them fun to do. She’d make a list of the chores to be done and number them. We’d call a number and […]

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Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment with Color Fun

Any baking soda and vinegar experiment I’ve ever done with the kids has always been a success. The fizz just makes it so much fun! Henry was fascinated by the reactions the colored vinegar made when it hit the baking soda in this activity. This science experiment, that I found at The Adventures of the Smith […]

30 fun ways to promote fine motor skills

Promote Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities

Fine motor activities have always been put on a back burner in this house, until recently. Which is probably a good thing. Gross motor skills should come before fine motor skills. Those big muscles help the little muscles! But wow! What a difference a year makes! Last year, Henry wouldn’t sit still, or have any desire […]