Mother’s Day Archive

DIY Clay Bowl

Mother’s Day will be here before I know it.  So I told myself to start thinking now what we might want to make for the grandmas.  DIY clay bowls sound like something fun for me and the kids to make together.  They could make

Popsicle Stick Flower Craft

I love flower crafts that the kids can give me to set on my desk.  These are often better than real flowers for 2 reasons: they helped make them and they last longer.  This flower craft would be a great mother’s day gift idea

Flower Card for Mother’s Day

We love making our own cards for special occasions.  I often just let the kids come up with their own style for the card.  They are usually for grandparents or aunts and uncles who love what ever scribbles they get.  One evening my oldest

Paint With Flowers and

  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

Bird Craft for Are You My Mother?

Are You My Mother?  Is one of my favorite children’s books.  It is written by P.D. Eastman.  I love reading it to my boys.  My oldest has always been amused by the “snort” in the book.  It is such a cute story of a baby bird trying to

mother’s day ideas

Mother’s day will be here before we know it.  Here are a few links to look at for mother’s day ideas. *  this one had cars, crafts, work sheets…. *  this one has coloring pages, poems, worksheets… * gift canister craft *  clip art