Christmas is one of my favorite time of year – I think some of my best memories as a child are related to activities I did together with my mom. I wanted to continue this tradition with my daughters, and … Continue reading Reusable Advent Calendar – Dollar Tree Hack!
My husband and I love to travel, but unfortunately we’ve been on a wee bit of a hiatus due to having two young children. In our 11 years of marriage, we’ve had the privilege to fly around the world and … Continue reading Famous Paintings Art Lacing Boards
This activity has been a HUGE hit with my preschooler – I have been saving random bottle caps from my Body Armor drinks (because breastfeeding, lol) and after months, I had enough to do this activity. I printed out the … Continue reading Alphabet Matching Activity – Upcycled Bottle Caps!
I have two young children – the older one is *mostly* pottytrained, but still wears pullups for naps and bedtime. In the past three years I have gone through a LOT of wipes… I liked the hard plastic dispensers and … Continue reading How to Make Sensory Windows: Diaper Wipe Upcycle
I can’t remember buying chalk for a long time, but somehow I have a whole box of it. Another mama suggested turning old sticks into powder and adding water to make your own chalk paint, so that is what I … Continue reading Make Your Own Chalk Paint – Upcycle Old Chalk Sticks!
Kids love to make messes. Slime is messy. Kids love slime. I’ve made slime a couple times with my toddler now, and I’ve learned a few things. Buy glue with glitter already in it, if you mix it in later … Continue reading Slime – Easy Recipe
It’s been so hot the past couple of days, like 90’s and 100’s – it’s hard to be inspired to leave the house. I saw a Pinterest activity for dogs where you freeze toys in water for the dog to … Continue reading Frozen Bug Smash
My toddler has recently started to “read” to me with her books, and over the years we have collected either as hand-me-downs, purchases, gifts, etc a lot of different books. My girl particularly likes the “FE FI FO FUM” part … Continue reading Growing Magic Beans – Jack & The Beanstalk Activity
I love Dollar Tree – mostly I like walking through Dollar Tree seeing what they are selling for only a dollar. A few weeks ago I was there with my toddler and found these foam blocks and velcro dots. I … Continue reading Velcro Dot Cubes – Fine Motor Creative Activity
This month we’ve been doing bug-themed crafts in anticipation of a co-op put on by my friend Mama’s Happy Hive. I saw a foil ant on Pinterest and my imagination took off – what other bugs could I make? There really … Continue reading Make Bugs out of Foil