Thankful Thanksgiving Conversation Starters for Kids

10 Thanksgiving conversation starters for young kids to express their gratitude

These Thanksgiving conversation starters are for kids that are young and just grasping onto the concept of being thankful for what they have and of others. Expressing gratitude and being thankful is something we definitely need to work on in this house. My kids know when to use "please" and "thank you," don't get me wrong. Do they go out of their way to show their gratitude for ...

Technology Complaints Solved Plus The Best Learning Apps for Preschoolers

Take control of kids technology with Kurio - plus the best learning apps for preschoolers to use

Tablets. Kids. Do they belong together? I am a huge advocate for being hands on and playing with your kids. But - and maybe it's contradicting - I am also a huge advocate for the use of technology. I love exposing my kids to technology, in all forms. Most often it's on the tablet. I do second-guess myself and wonder if their time spent using technology is just a waste. And ...

Snazzy & Simple Snowflake Symmetry for Kids

teaching symmetry to kids

Snowflake symmetry is an amazing learning opportunity for preschoolers when we're stuck indoors during the cold winter months! Yes, the snow is coming our way. We had some big, fluffy flurries in the air a few mornings ago, and I can almost smell the winter air when I walk outside. Oh yes, winter will be here very soon. I am always excited about winter coming, about our ...

10 Homemade Christmas Decorations for Kids to Make

Homemade Christmas decorations made by the kids

Make this holiday season less stressful with homemade Christmas decorations for kids to make, the key is to make as many or as few as you would like. We always start putting up Christmas decorations the weekend after Thanksgiving. Instead of shopping on Black Friday, that's what we do instead. And since having kids, the Christmas decorations have become less and less. For a ...