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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 […]

Dog Crafts for Kids to Make (EASY)

These dog crafts for kids are easy to make with just a few materials you probably already have on-hand at home. Below you’ll find ideas for paper bag dog puppets, keepsake puppy photo frames, and more to celebrate your four-legged friends! Here are some of our favorites: 1. We love ALL the Easy Dog DIY […]

FUN Valentine Activities for Kids (EASY)

These fun Valentine activities for kids are easy to set up and do together! From bird feeder kits to marble-painted Valentines, you’ll find lots of creative ways to share the love. Be sure to grab your free printable templates too! Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some of our favorite & fun Valentine activities for kids: […]

How to Buy a Gift That Will Make You Seem Thoughtful

The holiday season is here, and that means lots of gift-giving. However, buying the perfect gift doesn’t have to be stressful! In this post, you’ll find creative techniques for how to buy a gift that will make you seem like a caring and thoughtful person. The Psychic Gift Recipient So named because the recipient will […]

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! […]

Fall Art Projects Kids Can Make With Stunning Results

Autumn can be full of inspiration for budding artists to create lots of colorful art! Here are some of our favorite ideas for Fall art projects kids can make. Below you will find project ideas for kids of all ages with effective techniques that can create stunning results. When finished, be sure to display your […]

Easy Halloween Art Project for Kids

Here is an easy Halloween art project for kids using chalk pastels and black construction paper. You could use several different Halloween-themed subjects for these silhouettes, including bats, cats, spiders, witches, and more! Use pre-cut shapes available at any craft store, or cut out your own creations. Here are instructions to make this easy Halloween […]

4th of July Paper Plate Craft

This 4th of July paper plate craft was a big hit with my kids! Not only did the kids enjoy coloring in this beautiful template from Mrs. Mactivity, but I was also able to sneak in a bit of writing practice for them over the Summer. No time to color? Use the colored version of […]

4th of July Party Hats

These 4th of July party hats are quick and easy to make! They are a great way to keep the kids busy while they wait for fireworks. Special thanks to Mrs. Mactivity for providing us with this fabulous printable template!! The kids can color their own 4th of July party hats using the black and […]

How to Make a Lei with Real Flowers

Making leis from real flowers may seem daunting at first, but those blooming flowers in your backyard may be the perfect way to bring a little “aloha” into your school day! One of the many joys of homeschooling is the freedom to travel. When we travel during the school year, we just take our studies […]

5 Reasons to Take Your Family to Disneynature Movies

Wondering if you should take your family to see a Disneynature film? For those with kids in upper elementary school and up, I recommend going to see Disneynature films during the first week they are released to theaters or available for home video. Here are 5 reasons to take your family to Disneynature movies: Reason […]

Camp Playful Materials List – Week 1

Build a Simple Kite Colored or White Paper Bamboo Skewers Tape Hole Punch String Paper Weaving Bookmark Printable Template from Red Ted Art White Paper Glue Stick Yarn (optional) Hole Punch (optional) Exploring Glue Batik Gel Glue Small Fabric Tote Bag Acrylic Paint Foam Brush Cardboard

Fostering a Love of Poetry in Kids

Fostering a love of poetry in kids can have a lasting impact on their lives! Poetry can be a powerful tool for expressing deep emotions. Reading and writing poetry often requires an appreciation of language and symbolism that can be overlooked with other forms of literature. There are many benefits to fostering a love of […]

A Fun Game for President’s Day

Add a little learning to your long President’s Day weekend with this fun twist on an old game. It’s so fun, your kids may not even notice that they are learning! One year I came across the Gettysburg Address read by Jeff Daniels. It happened to be the day before President’s Day about a decade […]

Marble Painted Valentines – Gift Kids Can Make

Marble painted Valentines are a great handmade gift that kids can make with stunning results! I love how each print is completely unique. Creating the swirls of paint has a wonderful calming effect. Making these marble painted Valentines for family and friends will be sure to keep the kids happily entertained for a long while! […]

Hot Cocoa Cart Makes a Special Winter Treat

This hot cocoa cart puts all of your supplies for making special Winter treats at your fingertips! Hot cocoa can be such a special treat during the cold Winter months. When my kids come home after a long day at school, they look forward to unwinding with a cup of hot cocoa. We often use […]

Embossed Snowflake Ornaments Easy Craft

These embossed snowflake ornaments are an easy craft for kids to do over the Winter break! Wouldn’t these ornaments look lovely hanging from the ceiling or in a window of your home? The embossing is quite simple to do, and you probably have everything you need to make these embossed snowflake ornaments. With the help […]