Summer is quickly approaching and the kids are getting excited! They are excited for summer vacation and no more school. However, as excited as they are right now, somehow that excitement seems to wear off so quickly. Within a day or two you start to hear, “I’m bored!” The excitement of summer vacation and freedom never seems to last as long as you think it will! Fun projects and ideas are a great way to keep them busy and to keep you from hearing, “I’m bored!” this summer! These pretty pinwheels are the perfect way to keep your kids busy this summer! [Read more…]
Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. Let’s make flowers bloom in our classrooms as well! I don’t know about you, but my children love picking flowers. This flower number matching activity will let them use that love for nature to learn their numbers!
Mother’s Day is a very special day. It creates feelings of love, belonging, and connection. We should be happy to celebrate it and rejoice that we have the opportunity to celebrate it! Who exactly should we be celebrating?
Everyone loves Chex Mix! There are so many fun ways to make it! Most of the time at our house, it’s a matter of putting whatever we have into the mix. We’ve found extra ingredients we love and some we don’t like so much. Today I have a new flavor for my Chex mix that you are going to LOVE! I guarantee Andes Candies Chex mix will be your new favorite mix as well!
One of the first things you think about when you are pregnant is what gender the baby will be. Some people can’t stand the anticipation of waiting to find out, while others love the surprise. I was the “finding out” kind of person and it took a little convincing, but I persuaded my husband to be that kind of person as well. I wanted to know if we were going to shout, “It’s a girl!” or “It’s a boy!” We were having our first baby and I really wanted to know! The biggest surprise came when we found out! [Read more…]
Does it ever seem like you could really use a maid? Busy moms feel like this all the time! Probably, one of the reasons your house is not clean is because of your kids! I have a list of easy things your kids can clean so you don’t have to do it all! (And you won’t have to hire a maid, because if you are like me, you are cheap and don’t want to spend the money!) [Read more…]
Art is about capturing the beauty of life. Flower art is about capturing the beauty and loveliness of flowers! Learn to teach children how to put these two concepts together to create something artistic and beautiful! [Read more…]
This straw painting activity is an amazing activity to do with little ones! It has so many great merits and it’s really fun. The result is amazing! [Read more…]
Ever wonder how to get your children involved in family vacations that seem like they are meant for the adults? Historic monuments, national parks, and other historical sites can seem boring to children. You do your best to get them excited about it, but that isn’t always enough. I’ve got the perfect solution for you that you might not even know exists! Let’s get kids excited about National Parks! [Read more…]