Yoga Spinner Game After School Fun

We were sent a yoga spinner game to review a few weeks ago, and my kids have really enjoyed using this game to get active, stretch out, and destress after school! The game is very simple: spin, select a card, and complete the pose. The cards are cleverly stored inside the spinner when not in […]

Five Reasons Drama is Great for Kids

One of the things I really love about my kids’ current school is the after school drama program. It’s a very low-key program that my kids love, and I see so many benefits! Five Reasons Drama is Great for Kids Self-expression A couple of my kids struggle with speaking loudly, and there is a reason […]

Black Bean Mosaic Art for Kids

Sunday morning, two-year-old Anna asked to get out our black bean sensory bin. She spent an hour or so measuring out beans with a teaspoon and pouring them into a measuring cup. The older kids joined her for a while. Pouring and measuring isn’t quite as fascinating for older kids as it is for two-year-olds, […]

Fun Ways to Celebrate Pi Day with Kids!

Pi Day – a day set aside to celebrate the mathematical constant 3.1415 (etc.) is a fun day for math geeks like me. I also think that Pi Day is a wonderful opportunity to get kids thinking about ways in which math can be fun, so today I am sharing some fun ways to celebrate […]

Mealtime Solutions: A Quick Dinner Kids Can Cook!

I love getting my kids in the kitchen. Kids love to cook, and helping with dinner prep is a wonderful way for kids to learn about chemistry and nutrition. A lot of our favorite dishes (like orange-infused black beans) require quite a bit of advance prep, so I always keep a few quick and easy […]