Google+

Fun with Vinegar & Baking Soda

Fun with Vinegar and Baking Soda

Today I want to share two activities with you that you can do with toddlers to school age children using vinegar and baking soda. Vinegar & Baking Soda Fizzy Fun My almost three year old loved this first activity which was an experiment to see how baking soda would react to vinegar. Here are the supplies we used. Baking Soda Vinegar Food Coloring a Pan with … [Read more...]

Sunday School Crafts: Shape Dove (Jesus’ Baptism)

Sunday School Crafts Shape Dove (Jesus' Baptism)

This post contains an affiliate link. If you purchase something I get a few cents and you get a great deal. Thanks! Here is a cute craft my Sunday school class made to go with the story of Jesus' baptism from the Jesus Storybook Bible (affiliate link).  This little dove is made using just three shapes: a circle, a square, and a triangle. Supplies Needed White Paper CD Yellow … [Read more...]

DIY Velcro Craft Sticks

Velcro Popsicle Sticks

A few weeks ago I was looking for some activities to keep my youngest two children entertained during their older brother's ball games. I stumbled across an idea for making Velcro craft sticks at Mama.Papa.Bubba which led me where she originally found the idea at Tot Treasures. Since I only had thin craft sticks and no Velcro dots I improvised. My kids loved them and they were a hit … [Read more...]

Sunday School Crafts: Jesus Loves the Little Children

Sunday School Crafts Jesus Loves the Little Children

This post contains an affiliate link. If you purchase something I get a few cents and you get a great deal. Thanks! Here is a fun craft to go with the story of Jesus and the little children from the Jesus Storybook Bible (affiliate link).  After we read the story, I gave the children some old magazines and catalogs and asked them to find pictures of children. Next, they used scissors … [Read more...]

Toddler Time: Pom-Pom Fine Motor Activity

Toddler TIme Pom Pom Fine Motor Activity

My toddler is very into counting right now, so I wanted to come up with an activity that would foster her love of counting and enhance her fine motor skills at the same time. A recycled lunch meat container and some pom-poms were all I needed to make a fun activity that met those needs. I first cut a hole in the lid and applied duct tape to make sure that the edges wouldn't cut my … [Read more...]

10+ Snow Themed Activities for Kids

10+ Snow Activities

We have had quite a bit of snow this winter with more expected this weekend. Rather than bemoan the snow we have been making the most of it. Today I offered my children the option of doing three snow-themed activities and they had a lot of fun. It isn't often that I can get my kids, ages 2-14, to be interested in the same things and I relished every minute of it. :) My oldest boy … [Read more...]

2013 Favorite Family Memories Framed Print

Favorite Family Memories Framed Print

This past year has been a whirlwind of activity for our family. That has meant that this blog has suffered as a result. However, I am determined to keep up this site, and I want to thank all of you who are still hanging in there with me. I won't commit to any number of posts per week or set any other lofty goals. I will post here when I can and that is the best I can do. :) Anyway, I do hope … [Read more...]