The Day You Were Born box. Filled with meaningful information about what was going on in the world to how the parents felt. GREAT 4 page list of items to be mindful of to collect - years down the road the child will truly cherish the love in the box. NOTE TO SELF: Could be great to play with this idea and present the tools needed to ensure a fabulous memory box to Squigglys mom at baby show . .
The day you were born box...I must do this!!!!
I Am Being Raised T-Shirt for Kids w/ Open Minded Parents
prek Writing Ideas How To’s – brush teeth, do laundry, bake cookies People and Pets - Mama, Papa, grandparents, cats Events – parties, trip to library, holidays Their World – rain, home, school, grocery store Likes – food, clothes, places, television shows Feelings – sad, happy, angry Learning – topics of interest such as planets, wild animals, weather, numbers
journals for pre-writers
Preschool Activities This is a GREAT site. She has so many clever and easy ways to work with your preschooler and have fun at the same time.
Q-Tip Painting with Letter and Number Templates.
People always expect more of you when you have naturally curly hair!
Homemade Playdough. I have made my own playdough and saw this wonderful blog post. I decided to forgo blogging about making play dough because she did such a good job and took step by step pictures. This stuff holds up really well. I actually store mine in the fridge. I personally loath Playdoh since the odor makes me nauseous. Great activity for your little ones.
Homemade play-doh. Cheaper and lasts longer than the store bought stuff!
Walk from one side to the other on one shape or color (from Toddler Approved)
Wide Range of Sizes (Baby to Adult) Ravelry: Antler Cardigan pattern by tincanknits -- I will knit this one.
On the go Crayon Box - soap box, post it, and crayons! Perfect to keep in the purse!
Eric Carle reads Brown Bear - YouTube
15 HAPPY WAYS to TEACH KIDS to BE GRATEFUL! Write sticky notes on the mirror: what are you grateful for right now? Make space for Thanks, Leave out a basket of thank-you notes, Gratitude journal, Sing "Count Your blessings," Family Gratitude Journal, copy of 7 gifts in lunch or pocket, Take the Daily Joy Dare, No complaining Day, Play the "What's good & Lovely" car game, Make Great-Full Jars, Make Thanksgiving into Thanks-living, Family Thanks-living project, Model gratitude yourself.
Bring this along on your next hike with the kids! A Trail Tote