The Garden Game – a Math Game for Kids!

The Garden Game is an easy, noncompetitive math game that is fun for spring. It teaches counting with one to one correspondence, numeral recognition, turn-taking, game and social skills. It is extremely easy and frugal to make.

Supplies needed for the Garden Game: Foam garden pieces – I found these at Walmart: This garden printable: . . . Read More: The Garden Game – a Math Game for Kids!

Painting Easter Eggs with Tissue Paper

This year we are decorating easter eggs by painting them with tissue paper. The effect is soft, gentle, and so pretty. It requires basic supplies that most of us have on hand.

Now, it is important to be aware that all tissue paper is not the same. For this activity you want tissue paper . . . Read More: Painting Easter Eggs with Tissue Paper

Baby Play with Strips of Fabric

Last night our 6 month old grandbaby, Ruby, stopped by for a visit. Baby play is so simple and uncomplicated, and on this evening we played with strips of fabric The simplest items for play are truly the best. I had cut some strips from fat quarters of fabric, then pinked the edges with . . . Read More: Baby Play with Strips of Fabric

DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

This DIY drinking straw bracelet is an easy and inexpensive craft that would work well for a crowd, such as a classroom or community event. These could also be used as gifts that kids can make for others. They can be made by preschoolers to elementary school age kids and up. They can be simple . . . Read More: DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

DIY Pegboard Organization

Summer time is organization time at our house since I tend to create a pile mountain of stuff as I rush around through the school year. I wanted a pegboard to organize and hang in my office to help catch the supplies that I am always looking for. Pegboard storage can also be used . . . Read More: DIY Pegboard Organization