We had so much fun with our DIY Clay Bowls project earlier this year that I wanted to find another bowl craft we could make.  We decided on a Melty Bead Bowl since we already had everything we needed on hand. We could also use a cute bowl to

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  I love all things CANDY CORN.  So I just knew I had to make the boys candy corn scented playdough for Halloween.  The kids and I love playdough.  I love making fun new colors and scents and they both love playing with it.  It is our go to activity over

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Another fun week of cooking with the kids.  This week we are on P is for Pepper!  I have been wanting to try Stromboli for some time now and this was a great push to do it.  We are big fans of salami and banana peppers already so why

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We can never get enough simple water play in over here at my house.  In the hot and warm months we spend our water play outside but even in the cold months the bath tub is a fun place to play.  Most of our water play outside is centered

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My oldest loves to build and tinker.  I keep saying to myself that I will give him a few more activities to do just that.  Building with toothpicks and marshmallows was on my mental summer bucket list.  I always have more on this list then we can ever achieve

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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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I love finding simple activities that keep my kids busy.  Sometimes you just need a few minutes to put the clothes up, wash the juice cup, or maybe run to the bathroom.  If I can find something fun for the kids it buys me a few minutes to get

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It seems you can never go wrong with a box of Legos!  I remember my brother and I playing with them growing up. So many fun possibilities to build and create.  I love that in our 30’s he still has his bucket of Legos.  When we visit with him

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We have been having a wonderful summer!  I can not believe my kid’s just went back to school.  I am not ready for the early wake ups and extra busy days.  But I am excited about the Fall being right around the corner.  I love fall weather and all

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When I thought about what to share in today’s cooking with kids post only one recipe came to mind when I thought about O is for Olives.  Yep, Picadillo!  Growing up with a multicultural family I got to taste what I think is the best of many worlds.  I

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rubbermaid. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.”   We are back to school!  No more sleeping in or lunch with all my kids.

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Where did summer go?  Or, at least the kids being out of school part, lol. School has started back for us and it has Fall on my mind.  For some reason when I went in my craft closet the other day, my box of yarn seemed to say “use

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Getting to finally cut with a pair of scissors has always been a big deal at my house.  Something about them just gets my kids excited.  Using scissors is often harder than it looked to my kids.  Finding fun ways to work on scissor skills with them has helped

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  My 4yr and 6yr love activities that involve using scissors.  So anytime I set out the scissors they get excited.  At their ages it is a great time for them to work on their scissor skills.  Not only are they having fun but working on tiny hand muscles

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