Archives for March 2013

Puzzle Piece Frame and Watercolor Art {Mother’s Day Gift}

I’m so excited  to share this cute Mother’s Day gift idea (which is actually a modified version of Christmas ornaments we used to make in Kindergarten.) It’s made from popsicle sticks, old puzzle pieces, and paint. You can frame artwork with it (as we did) or frame a photo of your child! First we made […]

Egg Drop Challenge and Free Planning Printable

The egg drop challenge is one of my favorite science activities for kids! I love all the critical thinking involved in this science activity, but my favorite part is the excitement kids feel when taking part! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Be sure to check out our other egg drop challenges for […]

Toddler Activity~ Bowl of Water and Beads

Looking for a quick toddler activity that’s fun and also gives your little one fine motor skill practice? Here was a fun play activity that Theo really enjoyed, and it was quick and easy to put together! I took out two plastic bowls and filled one with water and left one empty. I added some […]

Learning All About Birds Roundup

I am so amazed by all these bird learning activities!  This roundup is just full of some of the most interesting facts and fun projects~ Lucy and I are so inspired to learn more. I think you’ll be sure to find more than one thing for you and your child to enjoy~ Happy Birding! Word […]

Playdough Color Mixing Activity Inspired by Little Blue and Little Yellow

Here’s a fun color mixing activity using playdough! The hands-on, sensory activity for kids is inspired by Leo Lionni’s popular children’s book, Little Blue and Little Yellow. The post also includes a free printable for teachers to send home to parents so their children can enjoy the activity at home. Such great way to encourage […]

Easter Books for Kids: 8 Picture Books about Eggs

This collection of egg-themed picture books is perfect for Easter! These children’s books would be a great addition to any science experiments with eggs or an Easter-themed unit. Follow our Easter for Kids Pinterest board!     As we’ve been reading our favorite spring books, Lucy and I have noticed that many of the stories have eggs involved in […]

Easter Craft for Kids: Easter Egg Art Inspired by Rechenka’s Eggs

One of our favorite Easter crafts is this oil pastel and watercolor egg art project based on the story, Rechenka’s Eggs. It’s fun for a wide variety of ages and is the perfect way to decorate your home for Easter! Follow our Easter for Kids & Family Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.    […]

Matisse for Kids: Paper Cut-out Collage

Here are two fun art projects for kids inspired by Henri Matisse. In one Matisse-inspired art lesson, children use magnets to create art that can be moved around and changed. In the second art project children use scissors and colored paper to create an art collage of shapes on canvas. Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!   […]