Are you traveling for Thanksgiving this November? Check out these tips for traveling at Thanksgiving. Traveling at Thanksgiving We used to travel every Thanksgiving - often up to my brother's place near Sacramento and then sometimes all the way up to Chico to visit Mike's extended family who live there. We eventually decided to stay closer to home, when possible, although … [Read more...] about Tips for Traveling at Thanksgiving
Our favorite preschool Thanksgiving activities: gratitude activities, fun turkey crafts, and even a little bit of science! Be sure to also check out these hands-on learning activities for preschoolers for year-round preschool learning. Thanksgiving with its theme of gratitude offers a wonderful opportunity for calm and quiet learning after all of the excitement of … [Read more...] about Preschool Thanksgiving Activities
Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!
Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017. Setting goals each month makes it easier to stay accountable. April was a hard month, so it was pretty amazing to end it by dropping the kids off for a one-night sleepover with cousins while Mike and I escaped to Half Moon Bay. This was our first time child-free since Emma was born in 2006! The kids had a blast with … [Read more...] about Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017
Make a Gratitude Tree with this Free Printable Every November, I make some sort of gratitude activity with my kids. past yearss we have made thankful hands, leaf-shaped gratitude chains, a traditional thankful tree, and a more modern-looking simple gratitude tree. I knew they wanted to make a gratitude tree again this year, and initially we were going to create a repeat of … [Read more...] about Make a Gratitude Tree with this Free Printable