Toddlers

Gratitude Boxes – Handmade Gifts for Kids

Gratitude Boxes – Handmade Gifts for Kids

There are still a few days before Thanksgiving.  If you are looking for something meaningful for your kids to do this year, gratitude boxes are a wonderful addition to any Thanksgiving feast.  Yesterday I shared about our Reggio Inspired Thanksgiving Feast at the preschool I work at as atelierista.  These gratitude boxes were a gift(…)

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Christmas Sensory Play – Jingle Bell Noisemakers

Christmas Sensory Play – Jingle Bell Noisemakers

It’s Christmas Sensory Series time again and this week we are focusing on SOUND!  I’m so excited to share these super fun kid-centric jingle bell noise makers! Gigi and I had so much fun making these together.  After last week’s santa binoculars, which were definitely more on the crafty side, it’s nice to share something a(…)

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DIY Santa Binoculars – Where is That Guy?

DIY Santa Binoculars – Where is That Guy?

I’m so excited to be part of a new holiday craft series based on the five senses.  Once a week for the next five weeks I will share a Christmas holiday craft related to one of the five senses with five other awesome kid bloggers.  We are kicking off the series with SIGHT.  Check out(…)

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Simple Fall Activity – Make Bead Sculptures

Simple Fall Activity – Make Bead Sculptures

Ahhhh… This fall activity was so simple and so much fun! I just love when something totally unplanned comes together in such a beautiful way.  Keep reading to see how you can create something beautiful while doing art, math and imaginative play with easy  bead sculptures. *This post contains affiliate links. You need two things(…)

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Tie Dyed Paper Towel Art You Can Do With Your Toddler

Tie Dyed Paper Towel Art You Can Do With Your Toddler

Tie Dyed Paper Towel art is a classic art process that kids love.  It’s so simple even your toddler can do it.  Mine sure did and even though she’s going through some serious cranky twos at the moment, she managed to have a great time.   We’ve been dying paper towels all week and it’s been great!(…)

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Toddler Masterpiece Canvas Art

Toddler Masterpiece Canvas Art

My youngest, D, turned two yesterday.  In ways she’s grown up so fast and in others, she’s still such a little baby.  I was looking through some old pics and found these beautiful shots of some canvas art she made over a few weeks last fall.  I’m sure Gigi helped with it here and there but(…)

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Make a Clay Bird’s Nest

Make a Clay Bird’s Nest

Hey Everybody.  I’m so excited to be contributing over at Hello, Wonderful this week.  If you’re not familiar with this gorgeous resource for everything creative and crafty, please check them out.   Hello, Wonderful puts together a beautiful space of inspiring arts and crafts projects for all ages.  The pictures are gorgeous and you can save your(…)

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Make a Washi Tape Mural – Easy Art Projects for Kids

Make a Washi Tape Mural – Easy Art Projects for Kids

You know those days where you don’t have a plan and somehow you fall into the best thing ever and you and your partner are high fiving all day thinking “Hey, maybe I’m a pretty good parent after all.”  Well, Saturday was like that.  We started out at Peets, aka my lifeline, for my large(…)

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BEST. PLAY DATE. ACTIVITY. EVER.

BEST. PLAY DATE. ACTIVITY. EVER.

Seriously, BlogMeMom is a genius! If you are not familiar with Suja’s amazing blog, please oh please check it out immediately.  You will find countless amazing, gorgeous, super fun and engaging science and art activities.  I’ve tried a bunch of them and am always super pleased with how they turn out. But this, THIS ONE(…)

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8 Art and Literacy Projects for Preschoolers

8 Art and Literacy Projects for Preschoolers

It’s Back to School time, which means a lot of cheers from parents everywhere and a lot of excitement from teachers and students.  I’ve been part of an amazing series called Preschool Book Club for the past few months.  Being part of this fantastic group of women who truly care about literacy has given me the(…)

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