Baby It’s Cold…but not inside

Even on beautiful days like today, I know the cold is coming. This is the time of year when we don’t know if we want to open the windows up here in NY or to pull out the extra blankets…so we do both. I don’t want to be caught off guard and wake up with…

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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…

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…