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Playdough Shapes Activity For Toddlers

First published Sept 2016.Playdough Shapes What I loved about this easy shape activity using playdough is that it was super simple to set up and used things we already had on hand.  Yet provided about 30 minutes of entertainment and exploration for Little Sister.  This toddler had a blast making playdough shapes, despite the fact that she hasn't been feeling well.Aside from doing puzzles together and reading an occasional book about ...

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Roll Hop Shape Game For Toddlers

First published Jan 2016.Hop Roll Game For Toddlers Played a simple game that introduces shapes for toddlers while also encouraging gross motor development!  This is a super easy indoor activity to begin with, but I was able to reuse the taped shapes I used for our Tracing Shapes with Trains activity which made it even easier!Little Sister (22 months) loved this Hop Roll Shape Game!  Although this is one of our first experiences with ...

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How To Make Fabric Easter Baskets

First published 2011. Updated 2019.Fabric Easter Baskets These adorable fabric Easter baskets are so much fun to make and they make a wonderful keepsake you can take out year after year!  I used to make them every year in my first grade classroom around Easter.About 15 minutes into making our baskets (and once glue was successfully smeared over every surface in the classroom), I usually wondered why in the world I chose to make these ...

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Christ Centered Easter Baskets For Kids

First published 2016.  Updated 2019.Christian Easter Gifts For Kids As Christians, Easter is a time when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and I always want this to be our focus (which we do throughout the week using this Holy Week Banner with corresponding scriptures and by making Resurrection Rolls on Easter morning before we leave for church). Giving our kids Easter baskets is a fun tradition for our family as ...

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Easter Dirt Cups With Happy Easter Chicks

First published 2015.  Updated 2019.Easter Dirt Pudding with Colored Easter Chicks "Dirt" (layered Oreo crumbs and pudding) is one of our favorite spring-time snacks...and not just because our boys think it is fun to say they are eating dirt.  We added an Easter spin on the classic dirt cups with some colored coconut and Marshmallow Chicks for this easy Easter treat! After I made this dessert a few days ago (and thought ...

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Printable Easter Coupons for Kids

  Easter Coupons For Kids I am always looking for meaningful non-candy gifts to give to my kids for Easter.  Last year, we focused on Christ-centered Easter baskets with a devotional book, a worship CD, and some other odds and ends.  We will probably do something similar this year as well but my husband and I are trying (albeit at times unsuccessfully) to adopt a more minimalist lifestyle.  These Printable Easter Coupons for Kids are the ...

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