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Decorate a Snowscape Window

As part of the Creative Christmas Countdown, I’m sharing a way to decorate a window for the holidays! There’s many ways to decorate windows, in fact, I even started a Pinterest board for that very thing… Its fun to do and brightens up the room when the sun shines through it [See our leaf garland […]

Holiday Train

Holiday Train & Holiday Activities

On Friday, we got to venture out to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as it came through Iowa. What a gorgeous train all lit up for the holidays! We got to see it at dusk, so it was just starting to really shine! The boys absolutely loved the train and couldn’t stop smiling!   […]

12 Christmas Tree Crafts

12 Christmas Tree Crafts & Activities

Christmas tree crafts and activities: [above from top-left] Make Christmas tree beaded ornaments and other holiday shapes. – Buggy and Buddy Create your very own lacing activity in the shape of a Christmas Tree with salt dough. – MumCentral Super cute paper plate Elf Christmas trees from Sun Hat & Wellie Boots. Sculpt Christmas trees […]

Foam Christmas Tree Window Decoration

Christmas Tree Window Decorations!

Foam sheets can be so versatile. They can be cut down to any shape or size that you’d like to make whatever you like! However, I have had these sticky foam sheets forever and I wasn’t really sure what to do with them. Last year, I used them to make our snowman fridge. But other […]

Christmas Tree & Presents Matching Game

Christmas Tree & Presents Matching

  I did this activity a couple years ago at Christmas with Henry. I found it on No Time for Flash Cards. I reused some scrap wrapping paper pieces and cut out a Christmas tree shape in four different wrapping paper patterns. I glued these to a large piece of paper in a row. I also […]

Paper Chain Countdown

Countdown to Christmas: Wrapping Paper Chain

The boys are super excited for Christmas this year. So to keep their excitement contained and still keep them excited… we created one of the most timeless, old-fashioned, activity countdowns that there is… the paper chain. Instead of the usual paper or card stock, we used leftover wrapping paper from last year. I love using […]

10 Fun Things to do in the Snow - Outside!

10 Fun Things to do in the Snow – Outside!

Winter is coming and these fun things to do in the snow will come in handy! Whether we like it or not. Snow will eventually fall [at least for us up north... we're in Iowa, so its bound to happen]. It always seems hard to get outside in the cold [it especially will this winter with a newborn], […]

A Snow-Themed Week of Activities

We’ve been focusing on snow activities this week. We hadn’t had any until this week, and now we’re having some fun with it. Seriously 32 snow-themed activities. Now that its snowed. Let’s really get in the mood!   Another “Make it Kid Friendly” Idea. This one is a beautiful geometric garland with ideas for the […]

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 […]