Lately I've been looking into ways to calm my preschooler. Roo has had a rough few weeks and we wanted to help her learn to be more in control of her emotions Big emotions can be scary for toddlers and preschoolers. It's our job as parents to help them navigate through them. Part of my [...]
New Years Eve is still a holiday. Kids love holidays! So what kind of New Years Eve activities for kids don't include staying up past midnight? I'm so glad you asked.
Entertaining a sick kid is hard. Roo is always moving, always busy, constantly looking forward to the next exciting thing of the day. When she gets sick, it's like the world has been turned upside down. Her brain still commands her to run and play, but her body refuses to move quickly enough. She becomes [...]
Doing crafts with kids can seem like an impossible task when your kid can't seem to sit still more than two seconds. "My kid won't sit still long enough for a craft," is a common excuse I hear from parents and care-givers. Whether your kid has ADHD or other sensory processing disorder that keeps their [...]
I'm going to be honest. Making time for crafting with my kid is not always easy. We are in a very busy season of life right now with Roo starting school, my dance teaching schedule, the multitude of problems with our pets, and the list goes on. I stopped one day and felt like a [...]
Fall is in the air! So Roo and I decided to make a paper fall craft today. This paper pumpkin craft was super easy, and Roo was able to follow along without much help! Fall is by far my favorite season. October is my favorite month of that season because, here in Texas, we don't [...]
DIY Craft Kits can be the perfect solution to "I don't know what to craft today," syndrome. When you think of crafting, most of us turn to Pinterest or our favorite arts and crafts bloggers for inspiration. But sometimes, that Pinterest-worthy toddler craft is just not achievable. Craft Kits made for Toddlers and Preschoolers can [...]
A Pressed Flower Journal is the perfect way to preserve your pressed flowers you and your kids have collected in the Spring. Pressed flowers filled two heavy books on my shelf by the end of Summer. Roo and I collected them throughout spring and early Summer from our garden, picking wild flowers, and from a [...]
Flower crowns are a must for any dress up box. Roo's Fairy Themed Birthday Party wouldn't have been complete without the fairy costumes, which included DIY flower crowns I made for each of the girls. Here's a quick and easy tutorial on how I made the flower crown for a fairy princess.
Ready for some Toddler-friendly Halloween crafts? We will be using Contact paper as a sticky wall for this Halloween craft for toddlers. It's this amazing clear, sticky paper that toddlers just love sticking things to! Contact paper Halloween crafts have a couple great bonuses. Bonus #1 This craft can double as window decorations during Halloween! [...]