Butterflies will soon be making their appearance in our area. If you can’t wait or if your kiddos are studying the butterfly life cycle, they can easily be created using using watercolor spray paint and giant coffee filters called Texas snowflakes. The Texas snowflake makes a fun and interesting twist on a tried and true . . . Read More: Giant Watercolor Butterflies
We have been planting lettuce seeds and I hear they are sprouting. Some of the older kids have made these cute little planters for their seeds. The options are limitless and I thought you would enjoy them too. They make a fun Mother’s Day or teacher appreciation gift. These little planters just need simple, . . . Read More: A Spring Gift
Earth Day is Monday so with that in mind, I am sharing a round-up of kids activities that utilize reused, repurposed, or recycled items from around the house. They are super cheap, simple, and environmentally friendly.
Here we go!
Duct Tape for Kids – reuse an old coffee can for a shape sorter.
. . . Read More: Reuse ~ Repurpose ~ Recycle
Having a box of art supplies on hand and ready for play enhances creativity in children…and adults! Open-ended art activities support fine motor development, creativity, and cognitive skills. It builds self-confidence and fosters a child’s sense of discovery.
. . . Read More: The Art Box
As part of the 21 Days of Contagious Gratitude for Thanksgiving that is being hosted by Mari at Inspired by Family Magazine, I had hoped to share something more unique and clever. But I just can’t get past this thought: I am thankful for my girls.
. . . Read More: I am thankful for my girls.