As much as I want children to play outdoors and experience daily physical activity you also need a balance in life. Technology is large part of our culture. Of course, I also want children to be proficient in computer use. What I mean by […]
I had an interesting observation today while playing with two of my children. We decided to make some bow and arrows that we found on Pinterest from Craft, Interrupted. We changed it up a bit but not much from her original directions. Using blue plastic […]
So I finally caved in and let one of my daughters get a hamster. For years I have been saying no. We have a dog, 2 rabbits and some fish. I said no for years to the dog as well but caved in with him […]
I have to admit, I find the toddler stage the most difficult time when raising children. For years, I heard from other parents “wait until you have teenagers…”. Well, I have teenagers and a toddler – a toddler is MUCH harder in my opinion. I […]
If you want to challenge your your child’s visual perceptual skills, visual closures skills and encourage physical activity download this free printable game. The kids will love guessing what animal is hiding in the grass! You can download it for free at GrowingPlay.
Here is a fun, cute project to work on body awareness. The child should lay down on large paper. Trace the body, identifying the body parts as you trace around each one. Now let the child paint the body however they would like. Once dry […]
Here is a wonderful new download that combines pretend play with drawing! Just print and open up your restaurant. The Crayon Cafe – Fast Food Menu is a creative way to open up your very own doodle cafe. This digital download includes three blank place […]