Fuzzy bear guessing game

As young kids my mom would always come up with creative games for us to play.  We had a lot of fun with them.  There were a few special ones that we played at bed time.  In our house bed … Continue reading

Advent Calendar

I found this idea online.  There were no specific directions, but I loved the idea for my kids.  I thought about it for a while and tried a few things and eventually, I came up with this. I love Christmas … Continue reading

Nuts and Bolts

Here is another busy bag idea to add to your collection.  This is one of our favorites.  It is really great for the fine motor skills.  At our Moms group we had a busy bag exchange and this was one … Continue reading

Lacing Cards

I love to use everyday objects and turn them into fun learning activities for kids!  Most of the time you don’t need loads of money to make learning activities for kids.  Have you ever been at a birthday party where … Continue reading

Felt Board with Numbers and Shapes

These are great for preschoolers learning their shapes and numbers.  Use them for a quiet activity to keep little ones busy.  This is one of my busy bags that I keep in my car for those times when we are … Continue reading

Playdough Recipe

Playdough is so very easy to make and cheap too!  Homemade playdough last longer than the store-bought kind.  The best part about making your own playdough is kneading the warm dough right out of the pot.  Skip the spa, just … Continue reading

Word Sticks

I like to use meal times for educational activities. Especially at lunch time when it is usually just the kids and myself sitting at the dinning room table.  A large book, a map, some Bible verse cards or these word … Continue reading

Ice Ring Toys

Bored on a summer day – or even in the winter?  We tried this in the winter and it was a big hit!  

Cinnamon Ornaments

This craft is perfect for Christmas time. You can make ornaments out of them, or add them to a Christmas package. They also look great on wreaths or just in a basket. My mom was just down last weekend and … Continue reading

Easter Eggs

It’s that time of year when everyone paints or dyes easter eggs. My family did the same. Even though none of us are kids anymore we all enjoyed painting easter eggs this easter. We used a combination of things to … Continue reading