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!

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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 […]

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30 Activities & Materials That Promote Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills have always been put on a back burner in this house, until recently. What a difference a year makes! Last year, Henry wouldn’t sit still, or have any desire to do anything that didn’t involve a lot of running around. We were really into activities that promoted his gross motor skills at that […]

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Make Your Own Puzzle with Blocks!

On a whim, we found a way to make our own puzzles! On ‘one of those days’ I needed something to have Henry do to get out of his slump I started putting painters tape down on the floor… Not really sure what to do with it though. I made squares. Henry decided they were fields and […]

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Homemade Finger Paint for Toddlers Tape Resist Art

As George is getting older, it’s getting more interesting to keep him entertained during activities with Henry. Especially art activities. Because he’s usually stuck in his high chair with nothing to do. To solve this, I included George in the activity this time. I made my own homemade finger paint [its an edible recipe found At […]

10 simple ways to slow down and make your child's day! Yes!

10 Simple Ways to Slow Down & Make Your Child’s Day

Today’s post is a wonderful parenting reminder shared by Joyce of Childhood Beckons. 10 wonderful ways to slow down and savor the moments with your kids! We all need to take time to do these! Life can be hectic and busy. Parenting can sometimes seem to compound that problem. And then there’s the holidays. It’s very easy to get […]