5 Children’s Music Albums That You Should Blast on the Stereo — bluegrass redhead
Several years ago, before Griffin was a twinkle in my eye, I stumbled across an interview with Stefan Shepherd on NPR. Shepherd writes Zooglobble, a blog dedicated to reviewing and sharing the newest children’s music. When asked by the host why kids couldn’t just listen to The Beatles or Rihanna or whatever their parents were listening to, Shepherd explained he thought it was important that his daughter listen to music that explored subjects and issues she understood. He didn’t want…
5 photo projects to capture your year — bluegrass redhead
Recently, I completed my fourth Week in the Life project. Every year I spend one week taking photos, journaling, and basically documenting seven ordinary days. This is a wonderful project created by Ali Edwards and I love it because we spend so much time documenting the special occasions sometimes those everyday moments get missed. I thought it might be fun to share the other projects I complete throughout the years as well.
The Secret to Independent Play — bluegrass redhead
Most mornings my boys play together in their room for an hour and a half to two hours. After we have breakfast, I send them back to play and I have one to two blissful hours to get things done. Now, Griffin and Amos are only four and two. I still get the occasional question or request BUT, for the most part, I can depend on that time to get work done or projects completed around the house. How do I do it? The answer is so simple it’s going to shock you.
The EASIEST Winter Craft EVER! — bluegrass redhead
You I've been wanting to make Borax Snowflakes forever. I wouldn't have put it off this long if I'd know HOW STINKING EASY IT IS!
50+ Quick & Easy Kids Crafts that ANYONE Can Make!
50+ quick and easy kids craft project ideas that take less than thirty minutes to make - no special tools or skills required! ANYONE can make these!
Keeping journals: 5 ways your kids can start now | The Art of Simple
This year, we started homeschooling our kids, mostly as a way of sticking together as a family. Because of my husband’s job as a professional baseball coach, we move a few times a year. As we began our homeschool journey, I decided pretty quickly that I didn’t want to have a million pieces of paper […]
How to make snow cream — bluegrass redhead
When life gives you snow, make snow cream! For those of you who are just getting introduced to snow via the magic of climate change, let me walk you through how to make this delicious icy treat.
'150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids' focuses on tech-free fun
Doable projects from '150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids,' from former science teacher, make fun and learning easy.
DIY.org – Online Courses and Fun Projects for Kids
Learn new skills, complete challenges, and build a portfolio of fun projects. Choose from a variety of STEAM topics like drawing and engineering. For kids K-8.
Contact Paper Crafts with Q-Tips
We love playing with contact paper and crafting with q-tips so I thought why not combine the two. I love using this Contact Paper Crafts with Q-Tips activity when I am preparing dinner and need to keep my daughter occupied for a little while. By having her create art on the refrigerator, I can easily keep and eye on her. I always keep a roll of contact paper handy because I never know when we will want to use it to get creative like we did with this Contact Paper Shape Art. If you have…
Summer Splashdown: 5 Water Games for Kids | KiwiCo
Searching for a surefire way to put a smile on your kid’s face? Just add water! Have you noticed how most kids love water play? One parenting paradox is how it can be a struggle to get kids to take baths—yet when you bust out a Slip-N-Slide (or water balloon), kids can’t wait to give … Continue reading "Summer Splashdown: 5 Water Games for Kids"