Science Experiments and Activities for Kids

Science experiments for kids

  Little kids are born scientists. From the time they are barely learning to crawl they are putting the scientific method in action. They observe their world and make new discoveries each and every day. When they are babies they taste and touch pretty much everything¬†as a means of learning about their enviorment. As they [...]

Halloween Skeleton Craft and Song!

Halloween skeleton craft for kids

  My preschooler loves Halloween. She is constantly asking to do Halloween crafts, watch Halloween movies and listen to Halloween music¬†on Youtube. One of her favorites is The Skeleton Dance which you can view at the boom of the page. I really like the song because it actually is a learning song which teaches kids [...]

Fun Halloween Activities and Crafts for Kids

Halloween Sensory Bin

  This a round up of fun Halloween activities for kids that we have done. I will be adding some more over the next few weeks as well, so check back! Halloween Activities for Kids Witch’s Sensory Brew Gourd Monsters Rice Monsters Halloween Sensory Bin     Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft   Halloween Q-tip [...]

Top Disney Park Tips for What to do and What NOT to do

Disney Park Tips

You may not know it from these pictures where we all look like we are having a great time but this trip was an object lesson in whatever can go wrong, will. Let me give you some back story. I love Disney, I am one of those weird people that dreamed of taking their kids [...]

Fall Leaf Art Activity for Kids

fall art project for kids

One of my favorite things about fall is the color changes of leaves on the trees. We have a family tradition where at the end of September or early October we go for a drive in the mountains and look at the leaves and all the beautiful colors. This is a easy fall leaf art [...]

Fall Book Review and Activity

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  On our most recent trip to the library we picked up a book called Sophie’s Squash. This book has been a big hit with my 3 year old and she has had me read it over and over. The book is about a little girl who picks out a squash with her parents to [...]

How I Rediscovered Happiness in Motherhood

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    I have been absent from this blog for a long time. The truth is there is a lot that I have been absent from in my life. See, I had my second baby 9 months ago and it has really thrown me for a loop and has caused me to question everything I [...]

Cotton Ball Snowman Craft

Cotton Ball Snowman Craft for Kids

Winter is here! This is an easy and fun snowman craft for toddlers and preschoolers. For this craft you’ll need: paper glue cotton balls foam paper or googly eyes glitter sticker paper or construction paper scissors craft sticks orange paint First I drew 3 large circles on a large paper and we added glue to [...]

Halloween Sensory Bin Activity

Halloween Sensory Bin

I am a big fan of sensory bins and I especially love them for holidays! Last year we did a fun Witch’s Sensory Brew and this year we did this orange rice and black bean Halloween themed sensory bin. Sensory bins are so fun for toddlers and preschoolers and they provide so many great developmental [...]

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 [...]

Toddler Art Name Activity

Art Name Activity

Learning to recognize their own name and the letters that it contains is one of the first steps towards literacy. For young toddlers the key is to introduce and get them familiar with seeing the letters of their name. Here is a simple and fun art name activity for kids. For this activity you’ll need: [...]

Candy House Spring Activity

Easter Bunny House 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 [...]