Washington Part 3: Everything Else
While visiting the Seattle area, another favorite thing for the kids was just playing with their cousins, and they did a lot of it! One day, toward the end of the day, Scott and I were talking and he said something like, "I feel like I've barely seen the kids today." Even though we were all in the same house, they were either on the trampoline in the back or riding down the hill on the dead end street in the front on bikes or scooters. Here is a picture of Reese, Shaun and Elisabeth on…
75 Simple Paper Plate Crafts for Every Occasion!
75 Paper plate crafts for kids with pictures. Kids crafts with paper plates for every occasion: animals, hats, activities, holidays, masks and much more!
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Silky soft play dough: 1 cup conditioner (cheaper is better) 2 cups cornflour/cornstarch Glitter (optional)
Glue Art on Canvas with Watercolors
We've been experimenting with various glue effects on canvas with watercolor art. The first was an accident, really. The girls and I each made a collage with small items such as buttons, beads, paper butterflies, etc. After the glue was dry, Daphne and I painted our canvases with liquid watercolor paint. And the glue concentrated the color rather than resisting it. In working with glue on paper, I had come to expect glue to act as a resist. But on canvas it was doing the opposite. Why? When…
In honour of my brother Ryan, I welcome Ness from One Perfect Day and her lego marble run. _______________________________________ We recently bought a wooden labyrinth. It’s one of those marble mazes where you tilt the top to move the marble through the maze. There a lots of holes along the way and the idea is to … Continue reading "Lego Marble Run"
Salt Painting: Olympic Flags
Inspired by the colorful flags of the Olympic opening ceremony, some pals (ages 3, 5, and 7) and I designed our own flags using a simple salt painting method. Here’s how you can create your own beautiful banner! (by L, … Continue reading →
Road Trip Drawing Prompts - Free Printables.
These four fin free printable road trip drawing prompts will keep the kids happy and busy on your next long car trip, or any time you need a fun activity.
12 Star Crafts and Activities - In The Playroom
12 beautiful star crafts and activities for kids including starry night playdough, galaxy slime, star themed paint activities, printables and more
What can I do with my toddler while I work with my big kids?
How can you do activities with toddler when you also have big kids around? These 7 helpful tips will make doing toddler activities much simpler!
Cardboard Crafts for Kids - 20+ Ways to Have Fun With a Cardboard Box
Today as part of the A to Z Rainy Days Blog Hop I am putting together ways to have fun with a cardboard box, because who doesn't have one of those laying around on a rainy