Baby Sensory with Ice

Along with breaking out the pool to cool off every day, we found some other activities to do outside and make the heat more tolerable. We beat the heat. Something easy for George to do [that Henry enjoyed as well] that kept him cool was simply a bowl of ice cubes. Though they didn't stay frozen long, we added to them to keep the activity going. George particularly enjoyed the ...

Making Fitness for Kids FUN!

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Getting moving indoors is kind of tough sometimes. Lately, its been so hot outside that we can't really spend too much time out there. And then even when we are out there, the last thing any of us want to do it any amount of work [or running... or anything that will break us out in a sweat]. I recently put together a list of 12 gross motor activities to do inside when it's too ...

Tracing Letters & Shapes on the Chalkboard

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I never did do much for tracing letters with Henry. George is all about writing and drawing though, so this was right up his alley. We have a large chalkboard to use, but we could [and probably should!] do this outside on the sidewalk with sidewalk chalk and water too. George constantly asks for water activities [is this line in every post that I do? It seems like it is ...

Turn Leftover Kids Art into Streamers

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There are so many times I have the kids' art just lying on my dining room table. And not only that, we often use butcher or art paper to protect the table when we're doing our creating... and it often gets covered with paint too! Or the kids decide to create on that as well. What do you do with all the kids art? Back this spring, we created some spring flowers for Mother's Day. ...