Archives for September 2014

Pumpkin Activities & Recipes

Over on the Happy Brown House Facebook Page I asked the question, “Pumpkin or Apple?” Lots of people weighed in and the majority said, “PUMPKIN!” I have to admit, I’m a pumpkin-lovin’ girl myself and have been known to stock up on enough canned pumpkin to last me through the rest of the year. I […]

Raking Leaves Pretend Play

One of our favorite children’s books to read in Autumn is Fall Leaves Fall! It’s a colorful little book about two brothers enjoying leaves in the fall and all of their Autumn adventures–raking leaves, jumping in leaf piles, making leaf art, and more. As we were reading, Asher had some questions about what the characters […]

Simple Science Experiment for Kids: Testing for Air

We love simple science experiments at our house! The kids love getting to study science concepts through hands-on activities best and are always excited when we have a fun science activity to try. We have been studying air in our science time and took a few minutes to talk about how air is always around […]

5 Healthy Homemade Recipes

The older I get, the more I realize the importance of homemade healthy recipes. Making things from scratch allows me to control the ingredients and feed my family quality meals. Today I’m sharing 5 Homemade Healthy Recipes from last week’s Good Tips Tuesday link-up. I can’t wait to try these! Strawberry Milk Recipe (Never would’ve thought of […]

Christopher Columbus Activities for Kids

We’ve been studying Early Explorers at our house in the first few weeks of homeschool. During our Christopher Columbus Unit, we’ve looked at maps of Christopher Columbus’ accidental voyage to North America, made our own versions of the Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria, and so much more! I’ve pulled together all of the best Christopher […]

Apple Activities for Kids

Fall is the perfect time for apple crafts and activities with kids! Seems like every year we take a trip to the apple orchard, make homemade applesauce, and do some of our favorite fun apple activities for kids. Last week’s Good Tips Tuesday had quite a few fall activities for kids, including apples! We’ve rounded […]

Easy Viking Lunch for Kids

We’ve been studying vikings and early explorers at our house lately. One day I decided to get a little creative with the kids’ lunches and prepare a fun and easy viking helmet snack. The kids loved it and have asked for this creative lunch twist every day since! How To Make A Viking Lunch Make […]

Fall Activities for Kids-Good Tips Tuesday #36

My Pinterest feed is full of all things fall. Is yours? Apples, Pumpkins, and Leaves…Oh my! Seems like everyone I follow is trying to find Fall Activities for Kids. Here are four fantastic fall activities for kids that were linked up during last week’s Good Tips Tuesday. Aren’t they adorable? Go read the original posts […]

Easy School Lunch & Snack Ideas-Good Tips Tuesday #35

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to participate in Good Tips Tuesday due to the adoption craziness this summer, but I’m so excited to be back! This week we’re featuring Easy School Lunch & Snack Ideas–perfect for Back to School and fall sports season. Kid Friendly Mexican Nacho Dip Recipes – Super Mommy […]