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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

Beach Pirate Treasure Hunt

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

Spring Bucket List With Free Printable

{Dinosaur Week} 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Field Trips

Tips for field trips with kids

To enhance and expand on what we have been learning about dinosaurs this week, we decided to take a field trip to our local Natural History Museum. I thought that this would help my daughter’s interest and understanding of excavation since we are going to do a dinosaur excavation sensory project later in the week with the dinosaur fossils we made.

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Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

What is more fun for a kid then going on a hunt to find “treasures”? This is a super fun scavenger hunt tailored for Valentine’s day. It is great because it serves as a fun activity but you can also use the items you hide as your child’s Valentine’s Day gift and/or items for a super cute Valentine’s Day sensory bin ( I will be posting about ours tomorrow).

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt
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Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

Opposite Day

The first Holiday we are celebrating as part of our {Celebrate the Fun} series is Opposite Day! The nice thing about this holiday, and the other holidays that I will be sharing as a part of this series, is it doesn’t matter if you celebrate on the “official” day. You can celebrate Opposite Day whenever you want to bring a little fun into your

Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

DIY Christmas Memory Match Game

DIY Memory Matching Game Christmas

DIY Memory Matching Game Christmas

This is a super FAST and EASY DIY memory game! Use your left over foam Christmas shapes that we used in the Christmas Candy Counting and the Stocking and Tree Decorating.

For this game you will need:

2 pairs of each foam shape set. I used the trees, stocking, gingerbread, and snowman. Construction paper or

DIY Christmas Memory Match Game

12 Days of Christmas: Family Activities

Christmas activities for familes. 12 Days of Christmas

Christmas activities for familes. 12 Days of Christmas

Here are 12 Christmas activities to do as a family, as part of the 12 Days of Christmas! This is a list of things I want to do this Christmas season with my family. They are in no particular order!

1. Visit Santa: A mall, a tree lot, or wherever else, you are

12 Days of Christmas: Family Activities

Holiday Photo Memories

recording memories of the holidays

“A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.” -Unknown

recording memories of the holidays

This was my daughter’s 2nd Thanksgiving and it is amazing how much difference a year makes. As I was pondering how fast the holidays past, I really wanted a way to record and capture some of the memories. I thought that this was an easy and cute way

Holiday Photo Memories

{Christmas Traditions} Write a Letter to Your Child

Christmas Tradition- Write a letter to your child

Christmas Tradition- Writing letter to child

I am somebody who loves traditions. There is just something wonderful about having meaningful traditions within families. It gives you something to look forward to and gives you warm feelings during and after. I thought I would share some of the traditions that we, as a family, have.

For my daughters first Christmas, my husband and I

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We just got home from a family vacation in Yellowstone National Park. We were quite worried about how our 15 month old was going to do during the 6 hour car ride there; luckily, for the most part, it went smoothly. I packed a road trip survival box which features all kinds of toys, books, snacks, and I also included the Discovery Bottles we made last month. The Portable Sensory Bin also came in handy

Yellowstone