Toddlers

Art Play Group Painting Wall

Art Play Group Painting Wall

We kicked off Art Play Group last Friday with a bang.  It is so fantastic to see all these new faces along with our play group veterans.  It’s amazing how much they’ve grown in just a few months! I just love watching these kids explore, create and get messy!  Last season I found this great(…)

Continue Reading

Dying Wood Beads (with your Toddler)

Dying Wood Beads (with your Toddler)

Ever since Asia at Fun at home Kids made these hand dyed rainbow blocks I’ve wanted to dye some wood.  Basically any and all wood I could get my hands on, but I resisted and settled on these wood beads.  There are tons of ways to dye wood beads.  I wanted one that my girls(…)

Continue Reading

Family Process Art

Family Process Art

We do process art pretty often around here.  With two toddlers, process art feels like the perfect introduction to art and materials.  My girls are used to creating freely with little or no expectations besides being safe and not eating the materials.  It was so nice to bring my husband into the mix this time! It(…)

Continue Reading

Make Your Own Geoboard

Make Your Own Geoboard

I love coming up with new, hopefully innovative, ways to use styrofoam. It’s always popping up in some package or game.  I’m thinking this geoboard my almost 3 year old made for my 1 and half year old counts.  Geoboards are a fantastic way to practice shapes, strengthen and develop fine motor skills and encourage(…)

Continue Reading

Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

It’s always the most simple ideas that are the best.  This was so easy and yet so effective.  I picked up some 3D shapes at Michaels recently (yes, I have a problem #cantstopbuyingartsuppliespleasehelp) with my 40% off coupon and have been waiting for inspiration to strike.  We had a play date this weekend and Gigi(…)

Continue Reading