LOVE Banner for Kids to Make

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Its official. I'm officially in Valentine's Day mode... and that may be good or bad since its still only mid-January! Eek! But, I LOVE this LOVE banner the boys made! I think I could keep it hanging in the doorway all year long! Its beyond simple too. I cut out the letters from white card stock. The boys decorated them however they wished! They chose to use crayons ...

Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt to Find the Ways I Love You

Find ALL the ways I LOVE YOU - Valentine's Scavenger Hunt for Kids

I have been wanting to do a Valentine's scavenger hunt for a long, long time... probably since last Valentine's Day! I wasn't sure how exactly I wanted to do it, but I had ideas floating around in my head. We've done a simple Valentine's scavenger hunt in the past with just some numbered hearts to find and match. It was a great number learning activity and the heart twist made it ...

Challenge Kids to Drop the String in the Cup

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Once we get snow in Iowa... there comes snow days and late starts. And I need activities to fill the time! This was one that we did on a late start morning that had the boys challenged and wanting to do more and more. And best of all, it was suited for all three boys! This challenged their hand and eye coordination and fine motor skills in a way that wasn't about ...

Hundreds of Indoor Activities for Kids Under 5

Hundreds of fun indoor activities for kids (awesome for kids under 5)

Indoor activities for kids are generally easy to do. But sometimes they get super boring. Especially after doing them over and over again when you're stuck indoors for several days (not to mention months!) when its so stinkin' cold out! I wanted to create a go-to list of indoor activities for kids - no matter what I'm looking for on one of those days. Some of these are ...