things to do with the kids
word games from paint chips!
Make colored sand art by stirring a chalk stick in a bowl of salt...it changes the color. Stir less for light color and more for dark richer color.
silly old suitcase lampshade chandelier
hundreds of FREE books you can read online or download to you e-library
Love this!!! 5 minutes of hand-holding for sibling conflict. If you disrespect your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding. If you raise your voice to your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding. If you make fun of your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding. Interesting.
10 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child - These are really good ideas. Simple, everyday things. This is a good refresher to read every once in awhile because you can sometimes get "stuck" in a cycle and forget the simplicity in the beauty of connecting. Loved this article
Creative Playhouse: Cinnamon Sparkle PlaydoughNo Cook Play Dough -2 cups of plain flour -1/2 cup of salt -1 tbspn cooking oil -1/2 cup of hot water -food colouring (optional) Mix all the ingredients together, add more flour if the consistency is too sticky. You can add any number of smells or textures to your play dough.
Creative Playhouse: Cinnamon Sparkle Playdough
Wow...Good to know for the next power outage: 1/4" Mt Dew in bottle, add tiny bit of baking soda and 3 capfuls of hydrogen peroxide. Shake and it glows. Pour on sidewalk to "paint"
cheap plastic beads, thin layer in pan. 400 degrees for about 20 min. When cool just invert, fall right out >> Pretty and easy!
Easy Fall Kid Craft: Colored Glue Leaves With Watercolor Resist