Kids Activities

Paper Plate Carnival Masks

These Paper Plate Carnival Masks are perfect for teaching kids about Rio Carnival, Brazil, and the Rainforest. During our homeschool study of the rainforest, we read about Rio Carnival in Brazil and wanted to make our own colorful masks. Carnival is always celebrated the weekend before the beginning of Lent, similar to Mardi Gras, which […]

Teach Your Kids To Cook Real Food! (Free Mini-Class)

If you’ve been around here for a while, or even a few days with all of my talk about teaching kids to clean and chore cards, then you’re probably not surprised that I’m going to tell you that your kids can cook, too. As my oldest son has gotten older (he’s 8 now), I have started to […]

How to Teach Kids How to Fold a Washcloth

One of the cleaning chores for kids that my four year old has to help me with is folding washcloths during laundry time. I taught him a little trick to get those washcloths folded perfectly every time! If you want to teach your kids how to help you with this task, here’s How to Teach […]

Valentine’s Day Oreos

Candy dipped Oreos have become a holiday tradition at our house! Since we love holiday Oreos so much, we had to make these Valentine’s Day Oreos to give to the sweet hearts in our life. These will make a great homemade Valentine’s Day gifts. Since you loved our Peppermint Bark Oreos so much, we know you’ll love these […]

Wood Slice String Art Ornament

This is my favorite Christmas ornament we’ve made so far this year! I’m so excited to share it with you today. Not only did we make a gorgeous and simple DIY Wood Slice String Art Ornament inspired by a children’s book, but we got in some great fine motor skills practice while making it! If […]

Peppermint Bark Oreos

Growing up, there were always certain Christmas treats that we made every year. My mom, sisters, and I would spend a day baking, dipping things in candy coating, and adding sprinkles to everything we could think of. Now that I’m older, it doesn’t feel like Christmas without making a few of my favorite holiday treats […]

Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament

My kids love to use tape. Actually, I can’t think of a child I know that doesn’t like to use a tape dispenser. Using tape is such a great way to work on fine motor skills that when I saw some sparkly, festive tape dispensers at the Dollar Tree, I quickly stuck them in my […]

Ham, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ForTheLoveOfHam#CollectiveBias Confession: I’m a ham girl. No offense to Thanksgiving and the turkey, but I prefer ham. That’s why, even though we eat turkey with extended family on Thanksgiving, I always buy a ham and cook it at […]

Kids eBook Bundle GIANT SALE {38 books at 89% off!}

I’m so excited to share this Kids eBook Bundle with you today! I’ve teamed up with a group of my blogging friends and we’re bringing you 38 eBooks at a deeply discounted price. It’s our Christmas gift to you–one big HUGE sale! My Letter Tile Spelling Mats {Seasons & Celebrations Bundle} is included in this […]

Reindeer Floats Christmas Snack

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. All opinions are my own. #BrighTENtheSeason Some of my favorite holiday moments are the simplest things: watching the Christmas tree lights sparkle each night as we read bedtime stories, decorating gingerbread houses with friends, and singing by candlelight at […]