Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Our Zoo Membership always gives us something we can do when the weather seems perfect and we just want to get outside. What I love about the membership is that we can go for just an hour and feel that we don’t need to stay any long to get our money out of it. I’m…

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Puffy Paint

 Materials Needed: Sealable plastic baggies – one for each color Into each bag put – – 1/2 cup flour – 2 tsp baking powder – 2 tsp salt – 1/2 cup water with more on hand to reach desired texture – food coloring For Art: Cardstock or cardboard works great since the moisture causes paper to…

Counting With Crafts

This was a lesson in number recognition for my 4 year old and a counting tool for my 3 year old. We “play school” in our craft studio and always use our crafting tools for everything…in part because they are everywhere. (I’m always working on my organization) It takes no time to prepare and I keep…

Preschool Lesson in Flowers

What little girls don’t love flowers? Mine are crazy for anything with flowers…they draw them, piece them together, talk to them, and put them on headbands. We love flowers. My Moon Princess is very good with her shapes and is now past this learning activity, however she’d make them every day if I had it set…

Oatmeal Bar and Sleepovers

One thing about kids….boys in particular… is that they wake up hungry! We try to eat a lot of Old Fashion Oatmeal for breakfast. My kids love it, so I figured it might work for sleepovers too. It was a hit. I was actually told that I made the best oatmeal ever! What Mom doesn’t love…

Paper Sparkle Flower DIY

Sparkle Flowers are fun and pretty to decorate with. You could easily color a picture on the paper before you fold or add paint or MORE Glitter when they are done. Have fun! This is great for kids who are able to fold straight lines. Younger kids need more help, but they still enjoy watching…

Kindergarten is coming…

Day Three Free Writing A lot of my friends say that I should be happy that my little one is starting school. “What am I going to do with my free time”? “Cry” I say. A lot of our friends have grand babies at this point in their lives. Our little one will be finishing…