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5 Sensory Rain Stick Crafts for Kids.

Five Sensory Rain Stick Crafts for Kids

  They say “April Showers bring May flowers.” Well I’ll tell you what. We should have some amazing flowers this year, because the rain just keeps coming. This weekend we decided to embrace the rainy weather and make 5 Sensory Rain Stick Crafts to share with you! 5 Sensory Rain Stick Crafts for Kids Basic Rain Stick Design: […] Read more…

Christmas Tree Craft For Kids

The first snowflakes of winter made their appearance today, and the excitement at our house is palpable. The kids are dreaming up Christmas lists, begging for hot cocoa, and building virtual snowmen in their heads. To celebrate the coming of winter, we broke out the construction paper and made a Christmas Tree Craft. FREE PRINTABLE […] Read more…

5 Activities to make Dish Duty Fun – For Kids

My husband and I recently came to the conclusion that our children are old enough to help more around the house.  This largely came about because the house is never clean, but also because they need something to do besides reading Harry Potter and begging to play the Wii.  We’ve given them a variety of […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 5

It’s time to play again:)  This week I included several singing games, but if you can’t stand singing just sub out those activities for some of your favorites from past weeks.  Either way, play and have some fun with your kids this week. YouTube Karaoke – My girls love finding their favorite disney songs or […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 4

It’s summer which means I like to spend as much time outside as possible, so a lot of the activities my kids and I are doing this week are outdoors.  Still all of these fun things can be done in 30 minutes or less, and it is such great bonding time with the kids. Badminton – […] Read more…

Happy 7/11 – Free Slurpee Day

Free Slurpee Day Today we went to the library where my children were able to participate in storytime with our storytelling neighbor.  They did the story of the Tortoise and the Hare complete with actions and songs.  They didn’t want to leave until I told them they could get a Bill Nye the Science Guy […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime – Week 3

So I missed a couple of weeks.  It’s one of those things where I’ve been too busy to write about it, but the kids and I did do some fun things including a family vacation.  On to this week’s list.  It’s summer so I tried to think of some fun things that represent summer to […] Read more…

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