Express Emotions with Creativity for Kids | Ways to Calm Your Preschooler

Expressing emotions with creativity is not a new concept. Art therapy has been in practice since the 1940s, but art has been around since the dawn of man. Children, in particular, struggle with putting words to their emotions. Big emotions can be scary for toddlers and preschoolers. It's our job as parents to help them [...]

Deep Breathing Techniques for Kids | Ways to Calm Your Preschooler

Deep breathing is the number one suggested way to calm down. 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 [...]

11 Preschool Activities About Space For Play and Learning

Preschool activities about space are so much fun and include a lot of learning along with the play. More than that, the idea of space stimulates a lot of imaginative play in preschoolers, as well as children of all ages. My 71 year old father included! My preschooler loves anything to do with space. She [...]

DIY Shower Melts and Other Creative Things To Do with a Sick Kid

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 [...]

Crafts for Busy Kids Who Can’t Sit Still

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 [...]