Knowing kids learn by retelling stories, I thought it would be fun to make a little, hands-on book that our kids could use around the holidays to help remember the nativity story.
Time to switch out the Fall Busy Book for the Winter Themed Busy book! More patterns, counting, numbers, spatial reasoning, and building of fine motor skills. Read More
Play dough mats are the perfect thing to pull out for an easy activity. They are also an awesome tool for teaching because they engage the hands, as well as, the mind.
Only twelve more days until it is officially summer. We plan on taking much of the summer off and getting our daily dose of vitamin D before the next rainy season.
Experience-based giving seems to be the buzz among my mom friends. No breaking the bank for plastic that will loose their interest before the day is out. I’m listening. Read More
I love family traditions, particularly now that we have kids. The special and sometimes cheesy little things we do together is not only creating memories now, but connecting our past, present, and future families together. Read More
We are on our last rainy stretch before our summer sun comes to stay. The kids have been a little restless indoors, so I came up with this set of Indoor Scavenger Hunts.
Not just for fun (I hope), but a series of cognitive exercises that will really get them thinking… Read More
Easter was pretty amazing. It was the first Easter in two years that no one was sick in our family. We spent the morning at church, did an egg hunt with the kids, then feasted around the table while a sweet breeze drifted through the open door. Read More
Jovie and I are reading through Laura Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods and after reading about sugar snow and secret drawings of Jack Frost, I’m amused. I’m not the only one… mom’s have been doing silly little things for their kids for a long time. Read More
My three-year old son loves to be a participant in school time. Sometimes its as simple as listening to our read aloud while he plays with his cars and other times he wants to feel like he is actively pursuing higher education. ? Read More