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Guess How Much I Love You | Valentine’s Day Book Activity

In the children’s book Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, children see the loving relationship between a father and son hare. This book resonates with children because it reinforces the message of endless love between parent and child, a message that brings comfort to them during all of those day to day …

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The Legend of Spookley The Square Pumpkin | Lesson Plans and Craft

In the book The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano, we meet a small pumpkin who doesn’t look like the others in the field! While all of the other pumpkins grow round, Spookley grows square. This is an excellent book to enjoy with children to not only enjoy the fall season, but …

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Simple and Fun DIY Cardboard Car Wash Toddler Playset for Hot Wheels

Buying manufactured playsets for your kids’ Hot Wheels or matchbox car collections can be a huge expense. And since kids rarely take care of their toys, it can be maddening to find missing pieces that make these expensive sets totally useless. It’s always so much easier, cheaper and more fun to make your own upcycled …

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Weather Watcher – Construction Paper Binoculars Kid Craft + Free Printable

It’s Groundhog Day! I don’t know about you, but for my kids, that means that they have just developed a new interest in weather patterns! My oldest son, Dexter, is seriously worried about what it means if the groundhog sees his shadow. Six more weeks of winter?? Or how about if he doesn’t see his …

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Nature Activity – Autumn Dream Catchers

  Dream catchers have long fascinated me. I’ve been making them since I was a kid because I truly believe that they can help to “catch” bad dreams before they reach you. As someone who has suffered from night terrors my whole life, I would do pretty much anything to prevent them. Unfortunately, my sons …

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