Fruit Person Activity for Kids

Fruit Activity

I have been so impressed with my preschooler’s creativity of late. She has had some great spontaneous ideas lately when we have been doing activities and I have kind of just been following her lead. This is one of the activities that she came up with all one her own. This is a fun activity [...]

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Halloween Pumpkin Craft for Kids

    One of our favorite Halloween/fall books is called The Legend of  Spookely the Square Pumpkin. This is a darling book about a square pumpkin who feels bad that he is different than all the other pumpkins who are  round. The other pumpkins are mean to him and tease him because he is different, [...]

5 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

teaching gratitude to kids

No one wants to raise an ungrateful child. I know personally teaching my children to live grateful lives is very high on my priority list. So since day one, I have been toying with different ideas to help to teach them to be grateful. They are still very young and many of the concepts they [...]

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 [...]

10 Easy Toddler Activities (that take little to no set up)

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  Young toddlers can sometimes be the hardest to entertain. They have short attention spans and are not quite able to keep themselves busy most of the time. This can cause a problem when we are cooking dinner or needing to get something else done. I don’t know about you but the hour or so [...]

Potty Training Tips: What to do and what NOT to do

Potty training tips

Potty training has been the bain of my parenting existence. There is not anything that can compare as a parent thus far to the level of frustration that potty training my oldest has been. The most frustrating part is you think you are cruising and your child is successfully potty trained and then you will [...]

20 Top Educational Videos for Kids

Educational songs toddlers

We sometimes like to watch Youtube song videos on our TV or on our tablet as part of my daughter’s daily screen time. I like to make sure they are as educational as possible. I thought I would share with you some of our favorites educational videos for kids. For more educational and fun toddler [...]

Halloween Art- Cookie Cutter Painting

Halloween art for kids

This is a super simple idea. We did it a few year back for the 4th of July and thought it would be fun to do it with the new Witch cookie cutters we got. Painting with cookie cutters is great for smaller toddlers and even babies but it is still fun for the preschool [...]

Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft

5 little pumpkins craft

This is a simple and darling storyboard picture to go along with the children’s Halloween song Five Little Pumpkins. You can find the song with the video at the bottom of this post. For this activity you’ll need: Pumpkin stickers  Glitter Foam Sheet in Blue or Black Witch foam sticker Spider, ghost, and star stickers First we [...]

6 Best Halloween Songs for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Best Childrens Halloween Songs

My preschooler loves watching Youtube videos to find fun songs but I am very selective about what I let her watch. Here are 6 super fun and cute Halloween songs with video that are some of our favorites. These are not very spooky, but more fun so you shouldn’t have to worry about the little [...]

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. Halloween Activities for Kids Witch’s Sensory Brew Gourd Monsters Rice Monsters Halloween Sensory Bin     Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft   Halloween Q-tip Skeleton Craft and the Skeleton Dance Song     Mommy and Me Spider Halloween Handprint [...]