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 […]
Preschool parties are something I discovered this year after sending Roo to preschool three days a week. Every holiday, the class holds a party and the parents provide a snack, crafts, games, and a treat bag to store the goodies in. I volunteered for the Halloween party and couldn’t help but come for the Christmas […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]