Spring

  My boys LOVE bird seed to play in and to make bird feeders.  Playing with bird seed is one of our go to activities.  My toddler even got a giant bag of bird seed just for his birthday so he could play in it.  I must say the

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While outside playing one afternoon I thought to myself why not let them paint outside.  I kept thinking about what they would paint.  Of course traditional paper is always fun but I was hoping to try something new for us.  While running around the yard with them I thought why not paint that tree.

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We love Little Critter books over here.  My mother in law gave my oldest his first one about 2 years ago and he was hooked.  Since then our collection has grown to over 50.  ( yes wow)  I often kid we could build a house with all the books

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  After reviewing the book The Garden Classroom: 52 gardening activities for kids  I was eager to try one of Cathy’s fun activities with the boys.  The whole book is packed full of wonderful ideas.  This idea of painting flowers with a flower was perfect.  We just happened to have fresh flowers in the house this week.

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On this weeks The Kid’s Co-op I put together a roundup of last weeks posts.  Here are over 25+ activities to get you in the mood for spring(if you are not already).

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  We just got our first roll of contact( or sticky) paper this week!  I have been busy setting up a few different activities for the kids with it.  With Earth Day coming up a sticky paper Earth sounded like a good idea   Simple and fun!  I love simple and

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We have been getting in to the spring spirit over here.  We are looking forward to seeing all the beautiful flowers bloom with the new season here.  We can’t wait to start spending more time outside and enjoy nature.  We have been having a mix of nice weather and cold weather.

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    What better way than to start our Easter activities with a sensory bin.  Sensory bins are great ways for kids to learn and explore.  We needed a few supplies to make a Easter sensory bin so we made a quick trip to our Dollar Tree.  I spent $5 to

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I have seen a lot of fruit loop rainbows lately with St. Patrick’s day coming up. They look like a lot of fun for the kids and turn out really cute. Since we have already done most of our St. Patrick’s day crafts I wanted to come up with a different idea with

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 My kids love dirt and mud as I think most kids do.  My oldest loves to play out in the yard in the mud.   Our mud, mud, mud! post shows this.  We have been having a problem with ants so I had to come up with another way for my son to

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