How to make sensory bottles for babies and toddlers. DIY discovery bottles for sensory play.
How to make sensory discovery bottles - NurtureStore
Storyline Online: An online streaming video program featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading children's books. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. Readers include Betty White, Melissa Gilbert, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Jason Alexander, Ernest Borgnine, James Earl Jones, Robert Guillaume, Tia & Tamara Mowry, and more!
Kiwi Crate - They will deliver a box to your child each month that’s designed around a certain theme (think Dinosaurs, Garden, Superheroes, Space.) In each box are 2-3 carefully designed and kid-tested projects, which cover a range of developmental areas and subjects, including art, science, and imaginative play. All the materials and inspiration to encourage creativity and curiosity are included – you just supply the kids!
Spiral Hotdogs... If you want to be the cool Mom, this might just do it for you!!
No more "I-won't-take-my-medicine" wars! This everyday sippy cup has a brilliant secret: a hidden medicine dispenser inside! When your child requires medication, just fill it as needed, snap it in place, and let your child's favorite beverage mask the taste. Beats diluting medications directly, because you can see exactly how much medication your child consumes. Invented by a doctor dad for his own children.
"Following my high school graduation ceremony my dad handed me a bag with a copy of Oh the Places You’ll Go, by Doctor Seuss inside. I open it up and on the first page I see a short paragraph written by none other than my kindergarten teacher. My dad tells me “Every year, for the past 13 years, since the day you started kindergarten I’ve gotten every teacher, coach, and principal to write a little something about you inside this book." -- my grandma did this for my dad! I'll do it for my kids :)
A simple bedtime trick! Then, a comment after the post that I want to remember: "When we were kids growing up,our bedtime was always at 8, but if we were in bed by 7:30, we could stay up reading until 8:30. It not only taught us that reading was a reward and not a punishment, but it also got us in bed earlier – extra bonus points for mom!" - great idea...
Between road-trips, carpools and a million errands, kids spend many hours of their life buckled up in the car. Our recent Summer road-trip inspired me to create a DIY Lap Tray that could work for crafts, activities, snacks and even a nap on-the-go. Now that I have one made for Clare, I want to make one for everyone, including myself!Ready to learn how to make a DIY Travel Lap Tray? I think this one could be our next great go-to birthday gift!Gather ye supplies:A cooki
craft sticks and velcro, these can be arranged to make shapes and letters (great busy bag idea
Great advice for dealing with kids who won't listen!!!! Seems simply brilliant.
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Great article about entitlement-As soon as your kids are capable of doing jobs, take the time to teach them to do the jobs and then gracefully hold them responsible to follow through. I need this SO much!