We have a fun time at our house making our own things rather than purchasing them. Why buy playdough if you can make it with ingredients already in your cupboard?…
B loves “treasure” and “jewels” AND Science, so I thought it might be fun to combine them all into one fun at-home project.  Growing our own crystals!…
B has been asking if we can take a vacation where it snows. It’s summer, so that makes it a little difficult, but there’s also COVID-19 which puts a large damper on traveling, making it much less desirable…
If there’s one thing my little guy dislikes, it’s being dirty and feeling gooey things in his hands.  We’ve tried to make slime, and while he loved the process of making it, he hated the feeling of it. But, he loves this!
 
Blake loves science experiments, so I am always on the hunt for a good one.  We happened to have everything we needed to make our own cloud in a jar, so I went for it! It was a neat and hands on way for me to talk about the water cycle with him, and was an easy experiment to recreate several times…
 
B and I made butter in a jar today! I’ve planned at least one science related experiment to do each day over the summer and today was great because we learned about changes in matter, specifically, physical changes: liquids to solids…
Summertime is a time for fun, vacations, playdates, sun, and lots of activities outdoors. Our current pandemic has made summer look a little different this year, however, which means, not as many outgoing activities are happening for kids all over the world!…
As a teacher, learning readiness is important to me. However, I also feel strongly that our kids need to be kids, and that our society needs to pump the breaks in forcing our children to learn developmentally inappropriate concepts. Don’t even get me started on why we are forcing these babies to learn sight words before Kindergarten!…
If you have a car lover of a kid like me, and are looking for something to do with them to keep them engaged for the holiday, I found a few car coloring pages that are holiday themed…
I started searching for the perfect scavenger hunt, scouring Google and Pinterest. When I couldn’t find one that I liked I simply decided to make one of my own…
I wanted to do a craft today that was symbolic of the cross as we enter into the Easter weekend, so I decided on a watercolor tape resist cross…
This Reading BINGO has worked well for us, bringing in that choice factor…
Happy New Year!
Looking for something to do with your kids for the new year? Try this! It’s my end of the year kid craft! It’s quick and easy, and you probably already have all the materials you need!…
 
Sometimes our kids need a break from their schedule…

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