{Fall Family Activity} Corn Maze

Fall Activity for Families corn maze

A fall family tradition for our family is going to a corn maze each year. It really is fun for kids of all ages and adults too! Each year we have gone, my kids have liked it for different reasons. This year my 3 1/2 year old daughter especially loved it and really used her [...]

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 [...]

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 see [...]

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

Field trip tips for 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 [...]

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt for kids

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 [...]

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 [...]

Christmas Memory Match Game for Kids

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 another [...]

12 Days of Christmas: Family Activities

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 bound to find [...]

Holiday Photo Memories

recording memories of the holidays

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

{Christmas Traditions} Write a Letter to Your Child

Christmas Tradition- Write a letter to your 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 [...]

Yellowstone

Yellowstone

  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, [...]