Self Portraits for the Kids First Day of School Outfit

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To get Henry excited to head back to school, we went on a shopping trip for a new outfit for his first day back, and [taking Susan's tips for prepping for preschool, it still applies for kindergarten] let him pick out his own backpack! Getting Henry excited to do any shopping really isn't hard. He loves it. It's a treat whenever we go. Usually its an all day event since we live ...

34 Things to Make & Do with Play Dough

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Play dough will never be boring again! I always wonder what thing can we make from play dough now? It really does take creativity so it doesn't get too boring. (Otherwise we're always making tracks in our play dough.) I now have no excuse to not break out the play dough (and neither do you)! Whether we want to learn with play dough, create something or play pretend ...

Finger Painting for Toddlers to Make Tape Resist Art

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Finger painting for toddlers is a great sensory activity, along with a great beginning art activity for them. As George is getting older, it's getting more interesting to keep him entertained during activities with Henry. Especially art activities. Because he's usually stuck in his high chair with nothing to do. To solve this, I included George in the activity this time. I ...

10 Creative Art Activities for Preschoolers

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Art activities get so much more intricate and focused when toddlers become preschoolers. Its amazing what a year means in these young ages! Since Henry has been a preschooler, he has become a little more focused (believe it or not...). Which means the art projects, as well as other activities, we do can also be a little more focused. And George is right behind him, almost a ...