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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
If the weather is warm, fill up your kiddie pool! As long as you keep a close eye on them, Kids will love the opportunity to splash around in just plain water and get cool.
But if you really want to step up your game, put something else in for these kiddie pool activities.
Contact paper has been surging in popularity as a kids crafting medium recently. I bought some to use in our Nature Sun-catchers a few months ago and have been enjoying searching for more uses. This simple rainbow craft is fun for toddlers all the way to older school age kids. Skills will include fine motor, […]
This Puffy Rain Cloud Craft is so cute! Construction paper, cotton balls or pom poms, glue, and some crayons are all that’s needed. The Puffy Rain cloud craft is part of a new 10 Minute Craft series I’m doing for the Summer! These posts will be shorter than normal, but will come out twice a […]
Crowns and Tiaras are a must for any dramatic play prop kit. Make a paper crown craft with your kids to play dress up! This Paper Crown Craft is part of a new 10 Minute Craft series I’m doing for the Summer! These posts will be shorter than normal, but will come out twice a […]
Have you ever tried baking with your kids? Did you imagine sparkling eyes full of wonder as you helped them mix the batter? Did you close your eyes and smile as you dreamed of letting your toddler lick the spatula for the first time a laughing when they got frosting on their nose?
Was your first attempt at baking with your kids nothing like this?
Let’s be honest. Baking is messy enough already. Do we really need to throw in clumsy toddlers and impulsive preschoolers?
Well. Yes. Yes we do.
When the days turn hot and long and the nights are shorter, what Summer activities can you do with your toddler or preschooler? With older, school-aged kids sometimes we are just happy to have them home more, or take the opportunity to go on a vacation. What items should be on your summer bucket list with your toddlers and preschoolers?