Kids Activities

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament

I love to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Our Christmas tree is covered in their kid-made ornaments. The best ones are made with things we already have around the house since I’m super frugal. This Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament for kids is a perfect example of using what you have to make something […]

125 Stocking Stuffers for Kids Under $10 or Less

Stocking Stuffers are always the last thing I think about. I’m usually scrambling around the store at the last minute looking for something to throw in my kids’ stockings that are cheap, but still useful. This list of 125 Stocking Stuffers for Kids under $10 or Less is my way of thinking ahead this year. I know, […]

Creative Dress-up Ideas for Boys

Like most kids, my boys love to dress up in costumes and pretend they are someone else. Pretend play is a natural thing for young children and should be encouraged. We have many of these creative dress-up ideas for boys in our DIY Dress-Up Corner and they get a lot of use. While we don’t do […]

Creative Dress-Up Ideas for Girls

While our family doesn’t do much for Halloween, we have made sure our costumes end up in the dress-up corner to play with all year long. Recycling Halloween costumes is a great way to make the fun last year-round. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite creative dress-up ideas for girls that will give your […]

Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Peanut Butter Cookies

Confession: I’ve been hoarding my favorite pumpkin spice flavored treats to savor long after they are pushed aside by gingerbread and peppermint. If it were up to me, pumpkin spice coffee creamer would be available year-round. If, like me, you are a pumpkin spice lover and want to savor it a little bit longer, these Pumpkin […]

Soap Foam Sensory Bin

This Soap Foam Sensory Bin is easy to make and so much fun to play in. My four year old loves the squishy, foamy texture and had a lot of fun with this sensory bin. The inspiration for this sensory bin was from a new book, The Toddler Journey, from my friend Angela at Teaching […]

Patriotic Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are easy to make and are a great treat to have on hand. You can vary the add-ins like raisins, chocolate chips, or nuts, but the basic recipe is still the same. I was inspired by the special edition Red, White, and Blue M&M’s to make these Patriotic Granola Bars for a […]

Patriotic Oreos

With Memorial Day and the Fourth of July coming up, I’m thinking about the stars and stripes, the freedom we have in America, and the sacrifices it took to get those freedoms. I’m so grateful to live in a place with so much freedom, even if I do think America is taking some things to […]

Top 10 Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers

We could all use a little more color in our life! Right? These Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers, or even Kindergarteners, are some of my favorite color matching, color sorting, and rainbow activities for early learners. You will find most of these preschool activities have a fine motor skills focus because you know how I love […]

Snoopy Cookies

My kids love Charlie Brown and his lovable dog, Snoopy, so much that these Snoopy Cookies were a hit at our house! The Peanuts gang has always been a part of my childhood, whether it was watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, or It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Over the years, […]