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Torn Paper Nest Craft

April 6, 2014

We love torn paper crafts at our house. They are easy to make and strengthen fine motor skills for little fingers. One of my favorite spring time art pieces is the Torn Paper Nest we made during Nn-Nest week in My Father’s World Kindergarten last year. Although we made it last year, I realized I […]

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How to Make a Superhero Comic Strip Invitation with your iPhone or iPad

July 18, 2013

Y’all, I totally amazed myself with this one. While I’m crafty, I can’t get over how awesome Jonah’s Superhero Comic Strip Birthday Invitations turned out using a comic strip app on my iPhone. Did you hear me? I made this on my phone! Not one piece of scrapbook paper was used during this project! Superhero […]

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Roll-a-Monster Game {Free Printable}

October 11, 2012

Over at Totally Tots this month I’m responsible for posting lots of fun activities to go along with the Monster theme. We chose the book If You’re A Monster And You Know It as our starting point. It’s a fun little book that grabbed Jonah’s attention. One of our favorite Monster activities was the Roll-a-Monster […]

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B is for Bugs {Printable}

July 26, 2012

Our life has been full of creepy, crawly bugs lately. We’ve watched caterpillars grow and change into butterflies. We’ve stopped to watch a parade of ants and then watched them problem-solve when the sidewalk chalk paint interrupted their procession…And don’t even get me started about the war the Mr. has been waging with the wasps […]

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Mommy & Me: Construction Letter Tile Spelling Mat (Free Printable)

March 19, 2012

One of my favorite tools I used in my Kindergarten classroom were Letter Tiles. Now that Jonah is old enough, they are one of his favorite things to work with, too. I recently made a few Letter Tile Spelling Mats to go along with this tool and help Jonah spell some things. Most importantly, I […]

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Mommy & Me: Pretty Paper Factory

February 20, 2012

We love Eric Carle books. Alot. They are the books that we return to over and over and over again. One of the things that make Eric Carle books so unique are the way he makes his illustrations. They are made from paper that he has painted and added texture to himself. (You can see […]

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Mommy & Me: Coffee Filter Snowflakes

January 23, 2012

Snow is a precious commodity around our region. We get snow, just not very often. Nor does it stay around very long once it finally snows. So, we often have to make our own. Enter…Coffee Filter Snowflakes. Jonah still needs LOTS of practice with scissors. LOTS. He keeps wanting to rotate his hand like a […]

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