Invisible Ink

August 30, 2012
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Invisible Ink

Today was a “hurricane day” for the local schools, so The Older was home. I did some last-minute scrambling to come up with things to occupy both kids while giving myself enough freedom to keep checking the back yard for flooding. I found a great activity for them that used things I had in the…

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Make Your Own Musical Instruments

August 18, 2012
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Make Your Own Musical Instruments

It’s no secret that The Younger loves anything creative. She loves singing, dancing, and playing instruments, so I decided making homemade instruments would be a fun activity. First I gathered everything I needed. I got some dried beans, rice, bells, and some stickers and markers. Then I pulled some paper plates and plastic cups from…

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Cleaning Fruits and Veggies- Include the Kids!

August 15, 2012
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Cleaning Fruits and Veggies- Include the Kids!

If I could, I would buy all produce that has been grown organically. I used to have a hydroponic garden that I loved (and have since given to my Dad since I don’t have the time to devote to it), and right now I’m trying my hand at dirt gardening (and have a LOT to…

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Water Balloon Activities

August 7, 2012
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I love playing with water balloons, and I love watching my kids play with them. There’s something so innocent and joyful about an afternoon playing with something so easy! I decided to share 10 of my most favorite activities we do with water balloons in the hopes that you enjoy these with your kids as…

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Nanny’s Educational Zoo in Lutz

August 2, 2012
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Nanny’s Educational Zoo in Lutz

I promised I would add write a post when my mom’s group and I finally got to Nanny’s Educational Zoo, and we did this week. What an absolutely wonderful place! There are pigs, goats, horses, ducks, deer, lizards, tortoises, snakes, peacocks, guinea pigs, and all sorts of other animals. They’re all friendly, and Nanny makes…

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