I Spy Sensory Bag for Sight Words & Letters

I Spy Sensory Bag for Sight Words & Letters

Make this I Spy sensory bag for all types of learning, including sight words and letters like we did, but don’t stop there! Sight words have been the talk here in this house this past week or so. Henry was stuck on the same list for over a month, only to realize that it was […]

Goldieblox Building Blocks for Girls

Meet GoldieBlox! Blocks Just for Girls!

I have three boys that just love to build with blocks. The creations they make is incredible to me, their imaginations soar when they’re building. And then they play with it for hours afterwards [or until their little brother may knock it down]. Blocks are so open-ended that we’ve done many activities with them, they’re […]

Non-Turkey Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

12 Non-Turkey Thanksgiving Crafts & Activities

Once Halloween is over, my mind automatically goes straight to Christmas. What happened to Thanksgiving? With just a week until Thanksgiving, I think its time we do some of these Thanksgiving crafts and activities! And I’m leaving out the main ingredient! These are all non-turkey Thanksgiving Day crafts and activities that the kids can do. […]

Kindergarten Math Activity

Kindergarten Math Activity to Solve Simple Addition Problems

This is not just a Kindergarten math activity that works on solving simple addition problems, but can also be a great number matching game for preschoolers! Henry surprised me the other day and brought home a coloring page with math addition problems on it. I had no idea they learned addition in Kindergarten! He then […]

Button Christmas Tree Ornament

Button Christmas Tree Ornament: Cute & Simple!

This is an easy homemade ornament for Christmas shared by Kristina at Toddler Approved. The possibilities really are endless with this ornament! Hi hands on : as we grow readers! I am so excited to be visiting from Toddler Approved! I have a simple, but special little project to share with you today. At our house we get […]

My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

Meal planning has never worked for me. It just doesn’t. I can’t stick to the plan, and if a menu is given to me, I generally don’t like half of what is provided to me. That may be because I’m just a tad bit of a picky eater… However, when I know what to make […]

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Sticker Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

This is a fun sticker Christmas tree craft for kids that my boys did last year right at Christmastime and I didn’t have time to share it quick enough. Its simple but also great for fine motor skills! Really anything with stickers is! So let the kids have them! I have a thing where I […]

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Sort Colors & Get Moving With a Play Tunnel

This is a silly way to get the kids to learn about and sort colors. I absolutely needed to get the kids moving, or at least I thought I did. I have not been making the best of all their energy lately, and it’s starting to wear on me. So we included our play tunnel in […]

Make a Lava Lamp Science Experiment

Make a Lava Lamp Science Experiment

Make a lava lamp with your preschooler, and your preschooler will love science experiments! I can’t promise that, but Henry has. Lava lamps are simple to make, too. What you need to make a Lava Lamp: Vegetable oil [or get a clear oil] Water Food coloring of your choice Alka-Selzer Tablets [as many as you choose, the […]

25 Christmas crafts for kids

25 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Fa la la! ‘Tis the season for some easy Christmas crafts for kids! Ready to get creative this holiday season? What do you think of when you think Christmas? Santa? The Christmas tree? Candy canes? These are all things that come to my mind… and I’m positive that’s what my kids are thinking about [beyond […]