Kid-Painted Flower Pots

Kid Painted Flower Pots are a great way to add a little color to your porch and they make great gifts for loved ones! Perfect for a homemade Mother's Day gift from the kids. Include the kids in planting and taking care of the flowers for a fun family activity.

I love to plant flowers and add a little color to our front porch every year. It adds a welcoming curb appeal to our house, but it also lifts my spirits to have beauty around us every day. Taking care of potted plants is a great experience for kids and it helps them have a […]

DIY Bean Bag Tutorial

DIY Bean Bag Tutorial

Bean Bags are a childhood staple. As a teacher, I often used bean bags in my elementary classroom for lots of different learning activities. The possibilities are truly endless! DIY Bean Bags are a perfect easy beginner sewing project and can help use up fabric scraps. The materials are practically free, and even if you […]

Delight-directed Homeschoool Learning in December With CurrClick

Winter Brick Activities and More

December is a hard month for homeschooling in our house. The days leading up to Christmas seem so busy to me and all I really want is to just slow down, bake cookies, and stare at the twinkle lights on my Christmas tree. Not to mention, we’re all starting to feel a little homeschool burnout […]

The Rainbow Fish Ornament: Perler Bead Craft

10 Days of Kid-Made Christmas 70+ Ornaments Inspired by Children's Books

The Rainbow Fish is a simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions–his sparkly scales. While Rainbow Fish starts out prideful, he learns a lesson in giving and friendship. It’s one of my favorite books for talking about how to be a good friend and sharing. […]

5 Festive Christmas Treats

5 Festive Christmas Treats

Let me be honest, one of my favorite parts of December are the festive Christmas treats and sweets. Some of my family’s deepest traditions include certain foods, or the experience of making them together. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve passed these traditions on to my kids, too. While we have our favorites, we are always […]

4 Christmas Countdown Ideas

4 Christmas Countdowns

Oh, December, how did you get here so fast? It’s time to start the “official” Christmas countdown, which my kids are happy about since they’ve been counting down since Halloween. Here are 4 Christmas Countdown Ideas that were included in last week’s link-up. Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar by Dabbling Momma Elf on the Shelf Reads […]

Nature Walk Bag

Nature Walk Bag for little scientists on the go

One component of our homeschooling is nature walks. We get outside, enjoy fresh air, and learn about the world around us. We often have several things we need to carry with us for our nature walk time. Instead of packing and unpacking a bag every week, I set up a Nature Walk Bag with some […]

4 Fall Food Recipes

Fall Activities for Kids

Fall is pretty much my favorite: just-right-weather, the colorful leaves, and the food. Definitely the food. I find it hard to resist cinnamon, apples, pumpkins, and soup. Last week’s Good Tips Tuesday had some great fall food recipes in the link-up. This week we’re featuring 4 Fall Food Recipes! Caramel Apple Delight | Sunshine and Hurricanes […]

5 Healthy Homemade Recipes

5 Homemade Healthy 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 […]

Fall Activities for Kids-Good Tips Tuesday #36

Fall Activities for Kids

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 […]