We love themed baking soda science play!  This simple science experiment is  fun over and over again with a simple themed twist.  Today we added a watermelon theme to learning and playtime.  The kids loved it and I loved they were learning through play.  This is also great for multiaged

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My kids have really been enjoying getting back to the basics this summer.  For playtime we often get out the chalk, jump on the trampoline, go swimming, kick the ball in  the yard, or go for a walk just to name a few things we have been enjoying.  The

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Water Play activities have been a huge hit with my kids for years now.  I have always loved that, no matter the age gap, my kids can always seem to find a way to have fun together during our water activities.  I have 3 children current ages 7yr, 5yr,

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We love pool noodles.  My kids love to use them in the pool to float around on.  That is what they were made for right?  Well, after cutting up my first pool noodle I have found you can do so much more than just float on a pool noodle

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We spent an afternoon with paper and red, white, and blue paint,  inspired by the upcoming patriotic holiday to make some firework paintings.  We first started  out with a classic pipe cleaner print seen here.  Then we moved on to finding other ways to try and create firework paintings.

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Apple Nachos have been on my to try list forever!  We finally got around to making them today.  Having a bag full of apples from the apple farm was inspiring. This snack was a  big hit with the kids.  I must say I wanted to keep the apple nachos all

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 If you follow my blog you know we love water play.  It is one activity that both my boys can enjoy together.  I am always trying to find something fun for them to do together.  My oldest son has washed his cars outside before and always wants to get

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My kids love to paint.  I think a lot of kids love to paint.  Mine are quite often happy to just have store bought paint and paint brushes.  But sometimes it is just more FUN to make your own paint brushes.  DIY yarn paint brushes I made them were

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Teacher appreciation week is coming up. Here are some ideas for you to check out for Teacher Appreciation gift ideas.  Easy and awesome ideas for all the great teachers out there.  I see a few ideas we could pick from for this year! Hope it helps you find some inspiration.

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Another fun play recipe as part of 12 months sensory dough!  This month I have an Easy Soap Dough Play Recipe to share.  This dough was a big hit with the kids. I love that I had everything I needed in the pantry to make it and did not have

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  I love to find simple and fun ways to add learning to our days.  This craft stick color sort is just that simple and fun.  I used things I had on hand and set up a a tray and invited my younger kids to come play.  They both

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  Super excited to be taking part in  40 Sensory Bin Fillers Hosted by Little Bins for Little Hands.  What a great resource for sensory bin play from so many wonderful bloggers.  They are all in one place here on the home page .  A must click on link to

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We love feeding the birds.  We also love making our own bird feeders.  Since I had robots on my mind and a juice carton sitting in my keep for project pile, it just seemed right to create a  Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder with the kids.  I set out

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