DIY Valentine’s Day Bookmarks

In a house of readers, bookmarks always seem to be in short supply and high demand.  In a pinch, I have used everything from a napkin to a gum wrapper to mark my page.  My most recent markers being, a love note from my oldest and a Christmas card. As a young reader I had … Continue reading DIY Valentine’s Day Bookmarks

Reindeer Food

Hello December 1st!  Christmas is such a magical and exciting time of year.  Especially when you get to see it through the eyes of children.  Their wonder and delight in all the little things is contagious. We started this tradition of sprinkling reindeer food back in 2014 when our oldest was 5.  She was so … Continue reading Reindeer Food

Thanksgiving Boredom Busters

Thanksgiving is almost here!  A time to reconnect with friends and family, relax, devour good food and drinks, and catch some of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade or some football on TV.  Sounds fantastic, right?  As long as those mini versions of you can make it through the day, am I right? Never fear, your Thanksgiving … Continue reading Thanksgiving Boredom Busters

Thanksgiving Hat Project for your Little Turkey

As I’m sure you’ve figured out by now, we LOVE crafting at our house.  Everyone get involved with most crafts we make from my youngest to my oldest.  The final products looks do tend to look slightly different when you compare my almost 2 year olds final result and my 8 year olds, but hey, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Hat Project for your Little Turkey

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

I love making new sensory bins for my almost 2 year old to play with.  Being the 4th child she gets a lot of hand me downs, so something new and just for her is something she gets excited about.  That’s not to say that my older kids don’t get in on the sensory action, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

Using Soft Gel Paste to Dye Pasta

Dying pasta and rice for sensory play is something that I have been doing for years.  It is way easier than I ever thought it would be, and only requires pasta two additional items that you probably already have in your cupboard: vinegar and food coloring.  The pasta I’m featuring in this post was made … Continue reading Using Soft Gel Paste to Dye Pasta