50 Fun Things To Do With Your First Grader At Home

Parenting during the coronavirus pandemic is difficult, especially if you are under home quarantine. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas on things to do with your first grader at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably […]

50 Fun Things To Do With Your Kindergartener At Home

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your kindergartener at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have […]

50 Fun Things To Do With Your Preschooler At Home

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your preschooler at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have […]

Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD Activity Packet Printable

I am so excited to share the news that The Walt Disney Studios announced Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD is now available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere and will be available on Disney+ beginning April 3rd in the U.S. Woo hoo!!! Also, be sure to scroll down to grab your own printable ONWARD family […]

Things To Do With Your Toddler At Home

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your toddler while staying home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too. We use common household items you probably already […]

Social Distancing Egg Hunt Easter Activity

Most Easter egg hunts have been canceled as the world deals with a global pandemic. This social distancing egg hunt activity is a fun way to foster community while maintaining social distancing. Be sure to scroll down to get your free printable coloring page too! Here’s how a social distancing egg hunt works: Share this […]

Creative Activities for Staying at Home with Kids (and FREE Printables)

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with the kids while staying home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too. You’ll find several free printables, and we use […]

DOGS! Coloring and Activity Book for Kids

After a LOT of hard work behind-the-scenes for the past several months, I’m so excited to finally announce something — I have a new coloring and activity book for kids coming out February 11!!! Introducing my new coloring and activity book for kids – DOGS! DOGS is filled with creative coloring pages, mazes, connect-the-dots, and […]

Thanksgiving Charades Game for Kids (Printable)

Are you excited for Thanksgiving? The feast? The fun?? Here’s a simple game or icebreaker activity to play with family and friends for Thanksgiving! Just download the Thanksgiving Charades Game printable and play. This game is sure to lead to lots of good laughs! It is quick and easy to play too. Tip – You […]

Gratitude Game for Kids (Printable)

Here’s a gratitude game for kids that is simple and fun to play! With the help of a printable template, you can easily download, print out the game, and you can play with two or more players. This is a great icebreaker activity to try with the kids on Thanksgiving or any time you are […]

I Spy Thanksgiving Counting Game for Kids

Here’s an I Spy Thanksgiving counting game for kids that is simple and fun to play! With the help of a printable template, you can easily download, print out the game, and give to the kids to practice their counting skills. This is a great icebreaker activity to try with the kids on Thanksgiving Day! […]

Spider Legs and Eggs – Halloween Party Treat

Spider legs and eggs are quick to make for a Halloween party treat! They are sure to add a creepy yet silly vibe to any Halloween party. The best part is that these spider legs and eggs do not require any baking at all! You probably already have everything you need in your pantry. Below, […]

Halloween Pretend Play – Witch’s Workshop

This Witch’s Workshop is an easy way to foster lots of creative Halloween pretend play! You can use vinegar and baking soda to create potions, measure and weigh toy spiders, or read Halloween stories together for “research”. Here are a few ideas to create a spooktacular witch’s workshop of your own! To make a witch’s […]

Easy Halloween Treats Kids Can Make

Looking for super EASY Halloween treats kids can make? Here are three fun ideas that use items you probably already have in your pantry! These treats would be perfect to give to family or friends. They would make spooktacular Halloween party treats too! To make Snot on a Stick, you will need: pretzel rods green […]

3D Printing for Beginners

Our local Rotary Club generously donated a MakerBot Replicator+ 3D printer to our local library. Over the summer, my teen and tween decided they would learn how to advantage of this great resource! After coming across a free online class featured on Make, together they learned how to make a variety of low-tech assistive devices […]

Best Sand Toys for Kids

The best sand toys for kids can inspire hours of imaginative playtime fun for kids! These sand toys foster lots of time outdoors too. Whether it’s a trip to the beach, or a simple sandbox or sand table in your yard, these sand toys are sure to bring plenty of smiles! Know any kids celebrating […]

Easy Paper Marbling with The Artful Parent

If you are looking for an inspiring art book, get yourself a copy of The Artful Parent by Jean Van’t Hul. We have been enjoying Jean’s book for years. However, now that the Revised Edition has recently been published, we have fallen in love with The Artful Parent all over again!! We adore so many […]

Outdoor Color Match Activity

This outdoor color match activity is a great way to introduce kids to different color hues and values while learning more about nature! The set up is super quick and easy, so you can enjoy the outdoors at a moment’s notice. I love how this outdoor color match activity encourages kids to observe slight variations […]