Colored Coffee Filter Flowers for Kids to Make

Colored coffee filters flowers for the kids to make!

Please note that these coffee filter flowers the kids made were first shared back in April of 2012 as a Mother's Day gift. However, I love flowers for spring, and I'm in the mood for Spring! I'm thinking of Mother's Day and what to make for Grandma this year from the boys (My mom still has the tissue paper contact paper flowers we made for her last year). Instead of using tissue ...

15 of the SIMPLEST Activities Yet

15 of the most simple activities to do with the kids -- easy and actually doable!

I've noticed a lot of... well, complex activities lately. I can't seem to find just quick, doable and just simple activities to do with the kids. Everything that I see seems to try to outdo the last and it has escalated so high now that I don't even want to try! Do you ever feel like Pinterest is actually trying to stop you from being creative??? So instead, I'm going against ...

Peel Tape to Strengthen Little Fingers

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Okay, so I use tape in a lot of activities here on hands on : as we grow, right? I love it. It's very versatile and let's me do a lot of things really easily (like build roads, or lines, or numbers) in minutes. But, the activities are always about something else, naturally. Not about the tape itself. That's how this activity is different. Tape is the star of this fine ...

How to Adapt an Activity for Your Child

How to adapt activities to your child's age -- tips along with examples using real activities

Ever wonder how to do a preschooler activity with your toddler? Chelsie is here to share her tips along with examples to do any type of activity with your child. Hello everyone! My name is Chelsie from Skip Run Learn and I am the proud step-mother to an 8 year old girl and proud mother to a 15 month old girl. As a parent to two kids born so far apart, I often find myself in the ...