Summer Fun: Mud Painting

When I think about summer, I think of the sudden increase is dirt and mud everywhere! Baths are a frequent necessity. Strawberry and Kitty love to dig, apparently

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Fine Motor and Literacy Stickers Activity

Practice fine motor and early literacy skills by placing stickers on words. This is a preschool activity that blends fine motor skills practice in an early literacy activity.

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Easy Elf Christmas Ornaments for Kids to Make

My mother and father found themselves celebrating their first Christmas together away from home during my dad’s assignment in Germany at the end of the Vietnam War. To

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Personalized Angel Kids Craft

For my preschooler, this angel kids craft was a nice alternative to snow play. The craft can also be converted into an angel Christmas ornament. The angel uses an outline

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Simple DIY Christmas Ornaments with Free Printable

I wanted to make something simple for friends and family, and so I turned to my massive clip art collection and my jar of Mod Podge! These simple

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Apple Busy Box Activities from Toddler to Kindergarten

From when my second child was a toddler till today, when she is a kindergartner and my third child is a toddler, I keep them busy by setting

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Super Easy No Sew Felt Corn

My most recent crafty project was a random one that I thought of as I watched my kids playing: I made some corn on the cob to go

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Picture Book-Inspired Scratch Board Art Project

The Caldecott Award-winning book The House in the Night is illustrated with scratch art as it tells a story with the feel of “This is the House That Jack

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Creating Animals with Hearts: Picture Book Preschool

My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall was an interactive picture book for us, just the way a picture book preschool lesson should be. The author, who is

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Leaf Rubbings

It has been an amazing few weeks for me. Since I last posted, I had the honor of welcoming my third child into my family. My newest daughter,

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Quill Painting to Learn about Then and Now

My daughter and I have been having fun together since my seven-year-old son has been at day camp for two weeks. (More on this to come!) One fun

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Learn with Play: Book and eBook

I know I’ve been rather quiet on my blog lately, but that does not mean we are not playing! In fact, this summer has been carefree and delightful

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