Collaborative Heart Project Fundraiser

I am putting together a collaborative fundraiser between bloggers. This is a heart project because all proceeds from this fundraiser are going towards the American Heart Association [AHA]. If you are a blogger and would like to participate, please read through the details below and email me with your interest at handsonaswegrow(at)gmail.com. This is Valentine’s […]

It’s Playtime! More Snow Activities!

We’re getting snow tonight! Time to get busy with some of those snow activities I posted about yesterday! And here’s five more snow themed activities! So, now you have 37 snow ideas for the kids to do! The It’s Playtime! players have been getting creative with their snow activities since no one seemed to have […]

Snow Activities for Kids

32 Snow Theme Activities For Kids this Winter

Making snow, snowflakes, and snowmen are great winter activities for a snow theme! I love the idea of snow! Snow! Its winter and we still have grass in Iowa! No snow! However, I’m in the mood for snow. So we’re going to have a little fun with some snow activities! Get crafty! Get creative! Learn a […]

Color Snow: A Winter Activity

Color snow in the yard as a fun, art activity in the winter!   We were graced with a warm day [32 degrees] with a light dusting of snow [a couple inches] just before Christmas. My Christmas wish came true! We barely had a white Christmas, but we did! The morning the snow fell, Henry and […]

Parenting : On Motherhood

Were you a natural when it came to motherhood? I wasn’t.  Read on to hear the story of Angelique of AngeliqueFelix.com, on becoming a mother.   A wonderful post is written and shared by  Angelique at AngeliqueFelix.com – The Magic of Play “I am not afraid, I was born to do this”  – Joan of Arc, heroin of […]

Activities from the Week

A fun week this has been. Its been wonderful to take a break in December and over the holidays, but now I’m back and refreshed. I think this year is going to be wonderful! This week, there’s loads of activities for kids! Find hundreds and hundreds of fun activities in the Best Projects for Kids […]

Parenting: Learning to Let Go

Guest Post by    Ever feel like this project just isn’t turning out? Let go. Remember the process. A post written and shared by Ali at At Home with Ali.    Learning to Let Go Doing art and craft with young children can drive anyone crazy. Paint going everywhere except on the paper, glue on fingers and […]

It’s Playtime! Indoor Activities

Its that time of year. When we all duck our heads and hibernate for a couple of months. Granted, we try to get outside as much as we can. But most days its not for long, if at all. So… What indoor activities can we do on these cold days coming up? [Really, its been pretty […]

Snowman Fridge Activity

Activity: Snowman Fridge

A very large snowman for your kitchen! This is so easy to do! I made ours an interactive snowman. I cut out the following pieces from craft foam sheets. 2 large black circles [eyes] 3 medium black circles [buttons] 5 small black circles [mouth] 1 orange triangle [nose] If you don’t have the craft foam sheets, […]

Learning Activity: Cutting Snowflakes

Henry’s been on a cutting kick lately. Since its winter, I decided to take advantage of this and cut snowflakes! I tried my best to make this as preschooler-friendly as possible. We used coffee filters for our snowflakes. Coffee filters are easy to cut, plus they’re already round! And they were really easy for Henry to cut. […]