Christmas Eve Tradition for Families

Christmas Eve Traditions for Families

Christmas Eve Traditions where one my favorite memories growing up. I always got to open one gift on Christmas Eve night in addition to opening our Christmas Pajama present. It was something that I loved growing up and I knew when I had kids I would continue this tradition. Christmas Eve Traditions Each Christmas Eve […]

Best Christmas Books for Kids

best Christmas books for kids

Every Christmas Eve we give our children a new Christmas book, we have a Christmas tradition built around this. I thought that I would share with you our top 10 Christmas books for kids. Top 10 Christmas Books for Kids 1.The Night Before Christmas   This is a classic. Nothing makes it feel more like […]

Christmas Activities, Crafts, and Traditions for Kids.

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25 Christmas Activities, Crafts, And Traditions It’s here! The Christmas Season. I don’t know about you but I just love Christmas time. I love it all- the food, the decorations, the music, the activities, the crafts. One of the best things about Christmastime with kids, is being able to experience the magic through their eyes. […]

Sensory Science for Kids- Corn Starch Color Experiments

Science Experiment for Kids

We love doing science experiments. The nice thing about science experiments for kids is they can be done using literally 1-2 ingredients that you currently have in your pantry. This activity was so easy to put together and she was absolutely in love! Corn Starch Science Experiment For this activity you’ll need: Corn Starch (around 1 1/2 […]

10 Best Christmas Movies for Young Kids

Christmas movies for young kids

One of our favorite things to do as a family during Christmas time is to sit next to a lit tree and watch some Christmas movies. Some of my favorite Christmas movies like ELF and Christmas Vacation aren’t really appropriate for my 3 1/2 year old and so I thought I would share some of […]

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids- Gratitude Handprint Tree

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids Gratitude Tree

This year I wanted to do a special Thanksgiving Activity that had to do with thankfulness with my daughter this year because this is the first year she really “gets” it. We have read Thanksgiving books in years past and every year we have a gratitude tradition. But even still she never really understood what […]

Easy Baby and Toddler Activity- Water Play

Baby Activities- Water Play

This water sensory activity is special to me because it is the first activity I did with my first daughter when she was 9 months old. This was before I had a blog or really knew anything about learning through play. This activity is so simple and yet so fun and stimulating for kids and […]

10 Tips for a Stress Free Christmas Season

Stress free christmas tips

I think we all want a stress free Christmas season but don’t always know how to make it stress free. I am a list maker. Having a list in-hand helps cut down on my stress in any given situation. Even if you are not a natural planner or list maker like me, having a general […]

6 Candy Learning Activities for Kids

Candy Activities for Kids

  I am pretty sure I am not the only mother out there who wonders what to do with all the left over Halloween candy their children got for Halloween. I am not one of those moms who doesn’t let there kid enjoy any of the candy but my daughter seriously got so much candy that […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF CREATIVITY AND HOW TO FOSTER IT

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 Why is creativity important? Is this a question you have asked yourself? Creativity should not be underestimated. Creativity in children is so important. Creativity helps teach cognitive skills such as mathematics and scientific thinking. Creative thinking involves imagination, basic use of the scientific method, communication, physical dexterity and exertion, problem posing, problem solving, making interpretations, and […]