Shark Ice Cream

What could be more random and fun than Shark Week? It’s a week to celebrate sharks, a creature that inexplicably feared more than others, despite the fact that

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Keeping Cool with Water Games During the Hottest Month

It’s August so it is hot around here! I know some people are headed back to school. Maybe because outside it is simply too hot. Whether you are

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Summer Fun: Summer Activities Passport

One of the fun things I have done for my kids this summer to keep track of our summer fun was create a simple summer activity passport for

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Encouraging Summer Reading

When I think of summer, I think of reading. I love to encourage free reading all summer long, and finding reading programs with book-ish rewards only adds to

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Pool Noodle Covered Wagon

In honor of the recent Pioneer Day (the Utah holiday that celebrates the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to Utah in 1847), we try to do something pioneer

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Summertime Outside Ice Play

On a hot summer day, what does one do for “Princess Preschool”? We play with ice! Building with ice is not easy. My daughter wanted to make an

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Chocolate Painting with I’m a Hungry Dinosaur

Last spring, we read a fun book called I’m a Dirty Dinosaur, in which the illustrations were created with actual mud. Of course, we had to make our

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Refreshing Coral Reef Games for the Pool

When my son was 4 years old, he loved watching Finding Nemo, which led for a deep love for the coal reef and all the creatures the main

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10 Ways To Learn at the Playground

Summer time. It is finally nice enough to go outside and we are finally done with school, so we have the time. Where do we like to head?

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The Summer of Creativity

He pauses from taking a bite of his sandwich and stares out the window. “Wow, Mom,” he says, returning to our world. “I just keep thinking of ideas

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