After my son's birthday, we had a TON of left over balloons. What to do with them all!? Ice marbles (for lack of a better description, they were basically frozen water balloons with food coloring). Sounds fun, right!? It was! But VERY messy to prep. First things first. We gathered a few balloons, stretched them … Continue reading ice marbles.
Category: arts & crafts
ooey, gooey, fun.
Who's ready for some colorful, glittery, ooey, gooey fun? Today the boys and I tried our luck with DIY rainbow slime and it was awesome! This has sensory exploration written all over it. The kids LOVED touching it, poking it, and squeezing it through their fingers. So fun! Ours didn't come out too slimey, and … Continue reading ooey, gooey, fun.
rainbows and sunshine.
There's just something about this rainbow craft that makes me smile. It's so colorful and reminds me of the warmer spring days ahead. This activity is pretty toddler friendly and only requires a few materials: paper streamers, glue, a paper plate, scissors, cotton balls and maybe a toddler or two. 🤗 Next, cut the paper … Continue reading rainbows and sunshine.
green glitter for days.
Hi all! With St.Patrick's day behind us, I wanted to take a moment to share some of the fun activities and crafts the boys and I did over the last few weeks. Don't worry, theres still plenty of time to take out the green glitter, gold coins, and shamrocks...March is a LONG one! My toddler … Continue reading green glitter for days.
no brush needed.
Painting is a wonderful way for your child to express their creativity and polish up on their fine-motor skills. Of course, offer assistance when necessary and needed, but for the most part, sit back and let your kids take the lead. You’ll be amazed at how creative those care-free little hands actually are. Painting can … Continue reading no brush needed.
This activity has been a favorite at our house for a while. Last summer, I dyed two boxes of uncooked pasta to use in our sensory bin. And guess what....we are STILL using them, in so many different ways, 6 months later. This is such a playful activity and your kids will get a kick … Continue reading playful pasta.