We've already started opening Christmas gifts in waves. Because our family lives far away, presents have slowly arrived. It's been great. Some of our loved ones have asked that they open their gifts immediately. That way the kids can enjoy the gifts before getting inundated Christmas morning. ALREADY I'm overwhelmed with the wrapping paper. While I love the tradition … [Read more...] about Kids Activities to Recycle and Reuse Wrapping Paper
My little family couldn't be more excited that Christmas season is here. Our tree is up. And, we've eaten our way through several batches of cookies. Thankfully, I have stocked our pantry with flour, sugar, and food colouring. And, my craft cupboards are teaming with glitter, red, green, and gold everything. And, my kids are asking to bake or craft at every turn. With … [Read more...] about 3 Simple DIY Reindeer Ornaments
Fall awakens both creativity and imagination in me. Perhaps it's the temperature change. Suddenly going outside is less hot and humid. Back to school certainly flicks a switch where the dog days of summer are put to rest and we are set into a higher gear. Autumn colours are incredible. Trees audaciously display vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows. And then, there are … [Read more...] about Fun Fall Activities to Bring the Magic of Season to Life
There are countless ways to create crafts and play-based learning ideas using yarn. Not only that, these kids activities are beautiful and interesting! Never would I have anticipated I would be writing and excited about yarn. Really. Yarn brings up connotations of the mundane. It probably goes without saying, but I've never knit. Though I do appreciate people … [Read more...] about Fun Play-Based Learning Ideas Using YARN!
Check out there 14 learning activities using chalk including sensory play ideas, kids arts and crafts, and STEAM - perfect for play-based learning. Summer is over. And, I have packed most of our summer gear away. It's at this time of year, I always find myself with the remnants of products in-hand, unsure if I should save them or throw them … [Read more...] about 14 Learning Activities Using Chalk