I came up with this fun eraser stamped sheep craft for kids as a Chinese New Year activity for the kids since 2015 is the year of the sheep. All four kids enjoyed making flocks of these little sheep, and they double up as an excellent spring craft for kids! This is a quick and easy craft […]
Welcome to the 2015 Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Valarie and Mia started this day in order to raise awareness for the multicultural picture books that celebrate diversity, and to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. I am thrilled to be cohosting this event for them this year! Ways to celebrate Multicultural Children’s […]
The kids really enjoyed helping me make this heart themed sensory board, and it makes a great Valentines’ Day themed activity for kids! Making the board was easy! We took a sheet of cardboard I had been saving for just such an activity, and went through the house looking for fabric and other materials to […]
My clothes pins spent most of the winter sitting in a bin, unused – until my kids discovered them! They love linking the plastic clothespins especially (I think because they stay together better) into chains and other shapes: Simple, child-directed play, with so many lessons about structural possibilities, shapes, and angles!
Mike made these cute little paper houses with the kids out of construction paper! They were simple to put together, and provided a lot of fun, imaginative play! Mike didn’t use a template, but Valerie of Inner Child Fun has a cute printable to make slightly more elaborate houses out of cardstock. My kids […]