May Is For… Farm Animals?

May 2, 2012
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May Is For… Farm Animals?

This month I’m focusing on mothers and farm animals. Strange combination, yes, but I have lots of opportunities to be around animals with The Younger in the next few weeks, so I wanted to create some leaning activities centered around the animals we are going to see. I also want a chance to talk about…

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Ladybug Craft for Spring

February 29, 2012
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I’ve been trying to find a use for the red plates I bought for our hanging valentine craft, and I finally decided to do something ladybug oriented. The Younger has been really interested in ladybugs lately, so I thought I could combine a craft with some learning. First I gathered: Red plates Glue Black construction…

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Easy Gardening Tool for Kids

February 23, 2012
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The Younger is feeling better, but she still isn’t quite her usual chipper self. She’s easily frustrated, so today I wanted to do something that wouldn’t require too much exertion for her. She’s really into gardening and flowers right now, so I decided on a garden theme for her to work with. Since Easter is…

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St. Patrick’s Day Shamrocks

February 21, 2012
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The Younger is sick, so I haven’t been able to do much in the way of posting. I thought I’d pull out an old one from the archives to share for now I’m trying to get a jump on the next holiday!  The Oldest loves the idea of leprechauns and magic, so this is a…

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Make Your Own Bird Feeders

February 12, 2012
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Make Your Own Bird Feeders

It was freezing here in Florida today, so I really wanted to do things inside with the kids. I decided to incorporate something that I’ve wanted to have here at the house with a project both The Older and The Younger could do, so we made kid-friendly bird feeders! I started with an empty soda…

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