My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

Meal planning has never worked for me. It just doesn’t. I can’t stick to the plan, and if a menu is given to me, I generally don’t like half of what is provided to me. That may be because I’m just a tad bit of a picky eater… However, when I know what to make […]

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Letter Scavenger Hunt with Wall Decals for Kids

With George learning letters and actually retaining them now, we’re all about letters in this house. And Henry is a master at teaching them [just not with this activity... ek!]. The kids went on a letter scavenger hunt and then matched them to their cool new tree house wall decal! You have got to check […]

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Finger Painting with Baby Food While Creating Memories

You can paint with babies! Painting with baby food is a great way to introduce painting to babies! When George was little, we did a little sensory play with baby food, and he also made tape resist letters with edible finger paint that I made. All very special memories I have of him as a baby… It’s the season […]

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No Carve Pumpkin Decorating: Mr. Pumpkin Man

I’m always on the lookout for no carve pumpkin decorating ideas. I got a pretty good start with our 40 pumpkin activities for kids, but its so fun to come up with new ideas still! Why not a pumpkin snowman, or a pumpkin man? And I’ve loved Tutus and Tea Parties Mr. Potato Head as a […]

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Sticker Name Recognition Activity & Personalized Books for Kids

George is just beginning to learn the letters of his name, and recognizing it [besides just a 'G']. I have got to share with you these books that my boys received from our sponsor, I See Me!, that are helping a ton! George got The Very Important Preschooler, even though he’s not technically in preschool […]

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A Halloween Beaded Spider Craft for Kids

We’ve been all about spider webs lately [shh, there's another one coming next week too!], so we just had to make a fun spider craft for kids to make for Halloween too! The boys were begging me to do an activity once we opened our Pom Tree Kids package from our sponsor! [You have a chance to […]

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Monster Chocolate Sandwich Cookies! Nam Nam Nam

The boys and I made some monster sandwich cookies for a bake sale! A little fun in the kitchen! Today, we’re going to have a little fun here. I’m hosting a virtual bake sale with a team of 5 other bloggers competing [friendly!] against five other teams of bloggers with our sponsor, McCormick. Don’t worry, nothing’s […]

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10 Not-So-Frightful Spider Web Crafts & Activities

Spider web crafts and activities are so much fun for Halloween! It makes a spider not so frightful after all! I just spotted an adorably spooky spider Halloween costume for kids on our sponsor’s site,¬†Pottery Barn Kids. How cute would Louis be in that?! How cool would it be to accessorize this costume with a […]

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Explore Textures on an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

We went on a scavenger hunt as a backyard exploration. We’ve done outdoor scavenger hunts quite a bit. This time we made it a learning experience inspired by a Playful Learning eLesson [who has sponsored this post], Backyard Science, as well as a way to explore our backyard in a different way. This time we […]

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Find the Letter & Swat It! Active Way for Learning Letters!

I’ve been working a lot on letters with George lately. He’s getting them down pretty good, I’m just reinforcing what he already knows and building his confidence that he does know what the letters are! This activity was inspired from an iPad app for young kids called KneeBouncers. It has all different areas of learning, […]