I found a package of acrylic Valentine's Day hearts at Dollar Tree and was immediately inspired to make this Valentine's Day sensory bin. Sensory bins are a great way to celebrate different holidays because kids can manipulate the materials and get...read more
When I worked in a daycare center the before and after-school kids would come for full days over the March break. This meant that we would come up with an entire week of ideas to entertain the school-aged set. So, if you're in need of some inexpensive, exciting and...read more
The End of Nap Doesn’t Need to be the End of the World My daughter was only 2 ½ when she started to drop her mid-day nap. It began slowly. She’d nap one day and then not the next. But as the weeks and months passed the “no-nap” days began to outnumber the days that...read more
Trick-or-treating in the crisp Autumn weather, costumes, candy and a little bit of scary. These are the things that make Halloween such a great time of the year. Of course, it's also time for some Halloween themed art! This year, my kids made a Halloween...read more
This post contains affiliate links. Using these links allow me to make a small amount of money from my blog. As a teacher, I know that providing my children with rich, creative experiences is important. As a mom, I need easy and fun activities that won't take me hours...read more
Did you just have a baby? Found out you're pregnant? Maybe you're moving or going back to work. Whatever the reason, it's time to start thinking about childcare options. Choosing a daycare for your child can be a daunting task but there's no need to worry because I've...read more
Before we know it, Autumn will be upon us. It's that time of the year when we start thinking about all things school-related which means it's also time to whip up some Fall-themed educational activities. While looking through some of the materials in this Autumn...read more
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Let’s keep this parenting thing simple, shall we? As a former teacher and current mommy of two, I love doing fun things with my kids. But there’s no need to make things complicated. I hope you will enjoy some of these easy and educational activities with your children!
I also like to blog about simple parenting solutions and general tips for keeping life easy breezy.