I decided that we needed some kind of Valentine’s Day activity to do, instead of just crafty and artsy ideas.
We did a heart hunt last year, with great success.
But this year, I wanted to …
100 Acts of Kindness.
Toddler Approved has a series on it, with many ideas for kindness and how to instill it in our children.
While we’re trying to do our acts of kindness, teaching what …
A counting book called 1, 2 ,3 to the Zoo by Eric Carle inspired this creative art and activity.
The book is a counting train of zoo animals!
Henry really enjoyed this book and loved counting each zoo …
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is probably the most well-known, and popular, of his books. At least it is to me.
[After two other failed crafty attempts today.]
Henry created this piece of art:
While I was getting supper on the table, I handed him a piece of 12×12 scrapbook paper.
Color of his choice: Green.
Poured some washable paint in …
In continuing with our balloon extravaganza :
we painted balloons today.
We painted them two ways :
 paint before blowing up the balloons
 paint blown up balloons