The contact paper/construction paper activity was a fail. still want to try the pom pom idea months). Toddler time: 5 ways to keep a busy - Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best! No expensive toys needed
This site has TONS of resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age from birth and through school years. Stoplight Beanbag Toss - I Can Teach My Child! I own bean bags already!
photo by Gary Randall: "Passage to Paradise - The Milky Way over Mount Hood at Lost Lake, Oregon (Gary Randall is a photographer who lives in my neck of the woods and takes pictures of places that I know and love dearly).
Relax Bottle/Time Out Timer: Glitter bottles for kids to hold during time out. Once all the glitter settles the child can get out of time out. It takes about 5 minutes for all the glitter to fall to the bottom. Helps kids calm down during time out.
Looking for sunshine in a pitcher? Well, you've got it with this incredibly easy Champagne Punch recipe, a citrusy combo of orange, lemon and lime juice, along with sparkling champagne. Every pour is summer in a glass!Get the recipe