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Spin Art Sun Catchers

Spin Art Sun Catchers

I am totally in love with these gorgeous spin art sun catchers.  You can do them jack o’ lantern style or plain.  Either way, they are so much fun and so pretty in the window.  My daughter and her sweet friend Sadie, from play group,  just loved making them....
Slimy Pumpkin Fun for Toddlers and Little Ones

Slimy Pumpkin Fun for Toddlers and Little Ones

We had a blast at play group this past Friday with Slimy Sand Dough inspired by Growing a Jeweled Rose’s Quicksand Dough.  If you don’t know this amazing blog already, check it out.  Crystal has amazing ideas and so many of them are from everyday items you...
Tools For Toddlers – The Importance of Tinkering

Tools For Toddlers – The Importance of Tinkering

I watched Gever Tulley’s awesome TED talk recently about letting children play with “dangerous” objects.  I really enjoyed it, especially since I am often confronted with gasps and head shakes from other parents when they see my children explore with...
Sensory Boxes for Babies and Toddlers – Part Two

Sensory Boxes for Babies and Toddlers – Part Two

Sensory boxes from cardboard and duct tape were such a big hit at play group a few weeks ago, I decided to make more.  I would love to make a whole sensory box city some day.  That would be so cool.  Anyway, these were a big hit as well.  The first one was a big box...
Crafting Community 2013

Crafting Community 2013

You know those times when everything in your world just lines up and it feels like magic happens?  Some call it synchronicity.  Others call it God’s work.  Some just call it coincidence.  Whatever you want to call it, that’s what I had the pleasure of...
Rainbow Jello Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers

Rainbow Jello Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers

Play group was extra sticky and extra fun this week.  It’s really interesting to see what sensory activities work right away for kids and what takes a little getting used to.  Rainbow jello for the little ones was a little touch and go.  Some loved it and sat...