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Beach Pirate Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt Ideas for kids

Ahoy Matey! Summer be endin soon but me be wantin to get in some last minute beach fun. We were heading out to the beach for a family trip and I was thinking what would be fun for the little ones on the beach when they need a break from the water. What kid doesn’t like pirates, treasure, and a hunt? This pirate treasure

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Candy House Spring Activity

Spring Family Activity

I ran across this Easter Bunny House Kit for a few dollars while I was grocery shopping. I thought it was super cute, I had never even thought about making something similar to a gingerbread house for other holidays. It opens up a whole new door. Halloween candy house? I think so! Although Easter is already over I thought we could still be

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Spring Bucket List With Free Printable

Spring bucket list for families

We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing the most important things that we would like to as a family in a given season. We have done one for summer, fall, and Christmas. Here is our Spring bucket list! Here is a free printable with the list.

1. Visit a farm and

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{Goof off day} Silly Felt Faces

Happy National Goof Off Day to you! March 22nd is National Goof Off Day and we are celebrating it as part of our {Celebrate the fun} Silly Holiday Series. Do you or your kids need an excuse to goof off and have some fun? Well, now you have one!

silly felt face activity

Part of goofing off is putting off optional responsibilities, so I say no house work

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{Virtual Book Club for Kids} Dr. Seuss’ One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Activity

one fish two fish red fish blue fish snack

I am so excited to be a part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids this year. I am joining with 40+  other bloggers in highlighting a new children’s author each month. We will be showcasing one book from that month’s author  and providing an activity, craft, recipe or project to go along with the book. This is such a

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Sensory Bin 101

Why are sensory bins important? 

sensory bin 101

Young children learn about their world by exploring and experimenting using their senses. By observing a young toddler exploring  their environment you will see this in action. They look at,  touch, smell, and taste just about anything they come in contact with- this is how they learn. When their senses are stimulated, messages are sent to their brain which builds neural pathways

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Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Magic Fairy Wand Craft

Fairy wand

Once Upon a Time,

There once was a mommy who loved her family more than anything in the world. Sometimes she felt the day-to-day monotony could put a damper on her and her family’s mood. To overcome this, she became determined to bring some fun and whimsy into their everyday lives. One way she did this was to celebrate a fun/silly/unique/unknown holiday once a month

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Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Sensory Activity with Edible Dirt

dinosaur excavation

I am so excited to share with you our last activity as part of Dinosaur Week on Love, Play, Learn. It had been fun, I hope you have enjoyed it. This is my favorite one so far and it was my daughter’s favorite thing we have ever done. She was so excited about it and played with it forever! In preparation for this activity we made Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Sensory Activity with Edible Dirt Read More >>

Dinosaur Craft for Toddlers

dinosaur craft

I wanted to incorporate a craft as part of Dinosaur Week here on Love, Play, Learn. My daughter is 22 months old and still has trouble with many crafts so I am always trying to think of fun ideas that she is able to do. This one is great because she gets to make a craft of a dinosaur which she loves and she gets to learn

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Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin

Valentine's Day Sensory Bin

We took all our items from our Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt and made this fun Valentine’s Day Sensory bin.

For This You’ll need:

 Plastic Container Rice Shredded red paper Valentine’s Day items I used a box, heart shaped bracelets, heart shapes, and a balloon.

This activity helps:

Promote learning through all 5 senses Build fine motor skills Teaches Valentine’s Day themes Teach colors, shapes,

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