Archives for December 2015

Activities and Crafts for Kids Inspired by Disney’s The Lion Guard

* This post is sponsored by Disney Junior’s, The Lion Guard. We all grew up watching The Lion King and fell in love with all the characters including Simba, Nala, Timon, and Pumba. Watching this classic again and again is always is nostalgic, especially when sharing the experience with our own children.   Just like we grew […]

New Year’s Eve with Kids: Wishing Wall Activity

If you’re planning on celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids, this activity is perfect for both children and adults- create a wishing wall full of wishes for the new year. Both kids and adults can write or draw their wishes on little pieces of paper and display them right at home to welcome the new […]

Inspirational Splatter Paint Art Project for Kids

Here’s a fun and inspirational splatter paint art project for kids that will help children increase their creative confidence and boost their self-esteem. And I love that this activity combines two cool art techniques- tape resist and splatter paint! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!     This splatter paint art project is perfect for […]

New Year’s Eve for Kids: Scavenger Hunt {Free Printable}

Here’s one New Year’s Eve activity for kids that requires no prep at all- our New Year’s Eve Scavenger Hunt! Just print out this colorful free printable, grab a pencil, and your’e ready to go. Your child will have all kinds of fun trying to spot these 12 items at home or on the television on […]

Kid-Made Ornaments Using Shrink Film

These kid-made ornaments using shrink film are one of the easiest we’ve done yet, and they make wonderful keepsakes! Follow our DIY Christmas Ornaments Pinterest board!     After making these adorable silhouette Christmas ornaments, I gave the extra shrink film from the project to the kids to use.   They had such a blast creating their […]

Calendar Skills: Using a Monthly Calendar with Young Children

Using a monthly calendar at home is always something I’ve done, even before having kids. But I never realized what a great learning tool a monthly calendar can be for even the youngest of children. Calendars provide a great opportunity for learning all kinds of math skills, time management skills, and even help children prepare for […]

Winter and Christmas Charades Free Printable Game for Kids

Get the kids moving and using their imagination with our free printable winter and Christmas charades game! This winter activity is perfect for a holiday party or to do on family game night. Follow our Winter Crafts and Learning for Kids Pinterest board!     Lucy and Theo have had so much fun with our past charades […]

Button Star Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids Inspired by Corduroy

Here’s a simple button star Christmas ornament craft for kids inspired by the children’s book, Corduroy! It’s such a cute and easy homemade ornament that can be adapted for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten. This post contains affiliate links. Be sure you’re following Buggy and Buddy on Pinterest!     One of our all-time favorite children’s books […]