Canada Day is almost here, which means it's time to do some Canada-themed crafting! I like doing crafts that have an end-product that can actually be used which is why I decided to do this maple leaf key chain craft. You're kids can make them and keep them or give...read more
In addition to our Maple Leaf Key Chain Craft I wanted to do one more Canada day craft with my kids. My kids are obsessed with all things nature, so finding some maple leaves and using them for this painting activity was an easy choice. I love this activity because...read more
Photo By Richard Revel Exciting news, both my kids are nearly out of diapers! This is a major accomplishment for us as there was a point, not too long ago, when we had two kids making use of our diaper genie. The thing is, potty training sucks. It doesn’t matter what...read more
Looking for a quick and easy way to enhance your child's knowledge of the alphabet? I whipped up this alphabet matching activity in about 5 minutes. The best part? My kids are still playing with it. What you need: Magnetic Alphabet Letters Large Piece of Paper (or...read more
Play dough is a simple and super fun activity that all kids love. It is also an excellent fine-motor building activity and encourages creative and imaginative play. I often purchase play dough from the store just because it's sometimes easier. However, once in a while...read more
The idea that I was ever “busy” prior to having kids seems absolutely ridiculous to me. But strangely enough, I do recall using the words “I don’t have time” on a regular basis. Now, with two preschool-aged children I not only have waaaay less time, but I inexplicably...read more
Spring has arrived! We have started spending lots of time outside again and my kids have taken a natural interest in bugs. I started planning this cute caterpillar craft and then realized I could also make it into a counting activity. Thus, the Count-A-Pillar was...read more
There are lots of wonderful and exciting play dough sets currently available for purchase. However, did you know that you can make your own play dough activities at home? These play dough ideas are great because they are open-ended and will get your child's creative...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.