I have seen tons of pictures of other mothers that turn cardboard, paper, carpet,etc into roads and city for their children to play on.  We have done a chalk city in our garage before on a rainy day and my son loved it.  So with Earth day coming up

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This is the baby food my 12 mo old eats.  He loves them and will not eat baby food any other way.  So far we have tried several brands and he seems to like them all.  The only thing that counts to him is the flavor.  They all have

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We are making rain sticks for Earth Day and I thought we should have Indian headbands to go with it.  This way we can go outside with our rain sticks and headbands and do a rain dance!  This site Kidscraftzone has the feather template I used and directions on how

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This is part of our Earth Day activities at my house.  I first got the idea from this site The Imagination Tree.  It also has directions.  Since seeing this idea I have searched on my own how to make a rainmaker or rain stick and come across similar directions and other

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Cinco de mayo is coming up!  Trust me I know its my birthday.  Having a Mexican grandmother it has always been a big deal.  Here are some links for kid crafts, posters, worksheets,  clip art…. http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/mexico/index.htm http://crafts.kaboose.com/holidays/cinco-de-mayo/ http://www.kidssoup.com/Cinco_de_Mayo/CincodeMayo_crafts.html http://www.crayola.com/calendar/detail.cfm?event_id=48&year=2012 http://freeclipartstore.com/Cinco%20De%20Mayo%20Clip%20Art%20Pg%201.htm http://www.musthavemenus.com/category/cinco-de-mayo-clipart.html Please do come and visit us again. We

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Mother’s day will be here before we know it.  Here are a few links to look at for mother’s day ideas. *http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/mothersday/  this one had cars, crafts, work sheets…. *http://dltk-holidays.com/mom/index.html  this one has coloring pages, poems, worksheets… *http://familyfun.go.com/mothers-day/mothers-day-cards-gifts/mothers-day-gifts/can-do-668573/ gift canister craft *http://www.kidsturncentral.com/holidays/mothers/mclipart.htm  clip art

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This site http://www.bowerpowerblog.com/2011/07/michaelango-his-two-muses/ used flour paint on paper but we tried in out in the tub.  I would like to try it on paper another day.  I like that both my boys(1yr and 3yr) could enjoy this activity together.  My oldest has used homemade finger paint in the tube before

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Homemade suckers awesome!  We love jolly ranchers over here.  It is hard to give one to the big kids and not the little ones.  These DIY Jolly Rancher Suckers solved that problem for me.  They are fun to make and you can mix and match your flavors.  A fun

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I got this idea from this site http://www.designsponge.com/.   I used a recycled jar.  I took my pizza sauce jar and washed and removed the label.  I put puff balls in this jar to store. What you need: jar, paper, pencil, scissors, mod podge(mp), and clear coat. What to do:

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Earth Day Links for crafts http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth/mdraw-details.htm– coloring pages that you get to add the face to picture http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth/mearthposter.htm posters and letter trace sheets http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/earth_day_for_kids.htm post you can decorate with or ?

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Our magic chicks with the jelly bean seeds they grew was inspired by Meet The Dubiens.  SEE BOTTOM FOR UPDATE Today is the day the kids found their magic jelly beans in the chicks.  After we found them we planted them in our pots.  Now we wait to see

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I got this great idea from http://www.shugarysweets.com.  If you can’t tell I love to give away snack mix!  I knew this mix would be perfect for my small gift baskets I wanted to give out at our Easter Ice Cream party we our having at our house.  Each family

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I have been trying to decide how we would decorate hard boiled eggs this year.  Since big brother is getting older he can now get more involved in the decorating process. Because of this I wanted to be able to let him try a few different ways to decorate the Easter

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Mini omelets are not only great for breakfast but for dinner too.  They are easy to make and the kids can help too.  There are also a lot of ways you can mix them up.  Changing out the add ins give you a fun new version of the mini

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