Frozen-inspired Painting

Frozen-inspired painting

  Brrrrrr...it's cold outside!  Little Brother and I spent our first frosty morning of the season with this Frozen-inspired painting activity.  I absolutely love using corn syrup as paint because it dries shiny (we have made a fishbowl inspired by One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and a rainbow using corn syrup as well).  This time we added glitter for a whole new sparkly … [ Keep reading… ]

Thanksgiving Charades

Thanksgiving Charades

Our family has recently discovered a love for the game Charades.  I printed off the Halloween Charades from Buggy and Buddy and we have had a blast!  I also ordered the real Charades game for Big Brother for Christmas (or his birthday--I haven't yet decided, as they are less than a month apart).   :)     In the meantime, we thought we would make our own Thanksgiving Charades to enjoy … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

fraction-paper-plate-turkey

There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:   Teach fractions with this adorable fraction paper plate turkey from Activities for Kids.          Pre-K Pages shares this Alphabet Sensory Play idea.         I love this Letter Search-and-Spell from Mom Inspired … [ Keep reading… ]

Get Started with Essential Oils

Essential Oils Starter Kit

  My family and I are dipping our toes into the world of essential oils.  To be quite honest, I am completely overwhelmed.   My son has horrible environmental allergies, which is what has originally led us to explore essential oils.  I still know very little, but am trying to educate myself as much as possible.   I would love for you to navigate this world of Essential Oils … [ Keep reading… ]

10 Ways Children Can Honor Veterans

10 Ways Children Can Honor Veterans

  If you live in the United States, you might know that Tuesday, November 11 is Veterans Day.  Both of my grandfathers are Veterans--one served in the Korean War and the other in World War II.  They both made great sacrifices for the betterment of our nation and for the freedoms that we enjoy today.   My Papa (who served in the Korean War) is the most patriotic man I know.  He … [ Keep reading… ]

Shape Turkey for Preschoolers

Free Printable Shape Turkey Craft

Little Brother and I  had a great time making these Shape Turkeys for Preschoolers!  Creating them together gave me the perfect opportunity to review some of the trickier shapes (like octagon and rhombus) while still creating a super-cute Thanksgiving craft!   Here's what you'll need:  Shape Turkey Printable and either markers, crayons, paint, dot markers, or stamps.  We chose to make … [ Keep reading… ]