I was worried this craft, Handprint Mittens, was too simple and had second thoughts about doing it.  However, I truly love how they turned out.  A fun keepsake art for me and, the kids love that their hands are “in mittens” on the paper.  This is our post

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We love to feed the birds outside in the backyard. It’s so much fun to sit back and watch all the wonderful birds come over to eat the seed. Making bird feeders with the kids is a great activity to get them outside and loving nature. My boys and I love making bird

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 We had a  really fun NOON YEAR’S party last year.  The kids and I made party hats, and noise makers, I set up a balloon drop, and watched the Sprout Channel and followed their countdown to noon year’s.  We had cookies and little plastic party glasses with apple juice.

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My kids never sit still for long.  I am always looking for simple yet fun ways to keep them busy.  Gross motor activities are great to keep them moving and improving their large muscle groups.  This snowman ball toss game was a great gross motor activity that kept them

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 Excited to be joining STEM Saturday!  Each week I aim to bring you a new STEM activity for you and the kids to try out.  The amazing thing is we will also get inspiration from the amazing ideas my fellow co-host share too.  See their posts at the end of

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Penguins and snowmen are 2 of my favorite winter themes to use in crafts and activities with the kids.  We had not done a penguin craft in a while so we set out to make a new one this year.  The penguin snow globe was easy to make and

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This Pretzel and Candy Chocolate Bark is amazing!  Not only does it taste so good, it is super easy to make too. The kids love getting in the kitchen with me and making teats.  During Christmas time we have a tradition of making treats to give to our family and

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I love simple learning activities for my kids.  With 3 kids life is always busy.  So anything I can put together quickly and setup for them to do over and over again is great.  This stocking number match up activity was easy to setup and  the kids loved it.

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We are so excited to start Christmas crafting at the house.  While the kids are little we have enjoyed Christmas with crafting, baking, and playing holiday themed games.  We had some cardboard sitting out and I thought it would be perfect to make fork painted Christmas trees with the

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My husband is a big Star Wars fan!  And now that the kids are getting older they have gone to the dark side and are huge Star Wars fans.  Since they are all such fans of course my mind went to a Star Wars Gift Guide for Kids.  I

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Christmas is going to be here before I know it!  But it is never too late to get in the kitchen with the kids and make yummy treats for family and friends.  The kids and I often make friends at places we frequent.  So the kids get excited to

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My kids love to make homemade ornaments for the Christmas tree.  Last year they got their own artificial tree for their room just to decorate with their collection of ornaments. As time goes on some of the past ornaments have had to be trashed because they did not hold

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I know we still have a little while till Christmas but it is never too early to get in the holiday spirit. My kids actually kept their small Christmas tree up all year in their room.  They just could not part with the lights.  I did manage to pack up

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Bath time is a great time to let the kids play.  There are so many fun toys that can be added to bath time.  My kids love getting in the bath to play in the water.  In the colder months bath time is the only water play we usually

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