Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

mother's day crafts

Mother’s Day is coming soon! There were some really cute Mother’s day crafts for kids that were shared on the After School Link-Up this past week. There were chalkboard flower pots, handprint art, poem cards, and even dye-your-own flowers for Mom. Check out all these awesome ideas, plus be sure to link up YOUR

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Easy Spring Wreath Craft using Yarn

spring wreath craft

Want a quick way to spruce up the indoors for spring? You can make your own wreath! This indoor spring wreath craft is easy to create, featuring fuzzy yarn in pretty spring colors, a ruffled ribbon hanger, and felt flower embellishments. I normally post only kids’ activities and crafts, but sometimes it feels good

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Secret Message Egg Necklace Easter Craft

easter craft

**This Easter Craft is brought to you by Krissy of B-Inspired Mama! Beading is my four year old’s favorite activity lately. She loves making “beautiful” jewelry for her Mi-Mi and herself, and I love that she is gaining valuable fine motor skills and even simple math practice while she’s doing it. So I knew

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20 Easter Basket Alternatives

easter basket alternatives

The Easter Basket is a yearly tradition for many, but who says it always has to be a BASKET??? Try one of these creative Easter basket alternatives this year to break the mold. The alternative to the Easter basket can actually be part of the gift itself and might even inspire you to feature

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Easiest Ever Easter Snack Mix

easter snack mix

Need a quick, simple, and cute recipe to serve up for Easter this year? Try this Easiest Ever Easter Snack Mix! It couldn’t be any easier to put together, and it is sure to please with white chocolate carrot cake M&Ms (yes, they are as good as they sound), and some seriously adorable bunnies!

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Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

coffee filter rainbow craft

We love rainbows at our house, so as we were experimenting with coffee filter art this past week, rainbows were one of the first projects we attempted! This coffee filter rainbow craft was so simple to make, and yet turned out so cute! We tried making the rainbows a bunch of different ways, but

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Fun with Rainbows: Color & Writing PLAY for Kids

fun with rainbows: color & writing play for kids!

It’s St. Patrick’s Bath Week!! Brought to you by In Lieu of Preschool / Parent Teach Play and Growing a Jeweled Rose / Bath Activities for Kids. If you missed our earlier visits from the leprechaun this week, be sure to check out our Tricky Leprechaun Bath and our Mosaic Rainbow Art! Can you

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Great Book Lists for Kids

great book lists for kids

Welcome to The After School Link-Up cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. This week I’m featuring several great book lists for kids shared last week on the

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Mosaic Rainbow Art for Kids

mosaic rainbow art for kids

It’s St. Patrick’s Bath Week!! Brought to you by In Lieu of Preschool / Parent Teach Play and Growing a Jeweled Rose / Bath Activities for Kids. If you missed our Tricky Leprechaun Bath earlier this week, be sure to hop over and read about that bath first, because that is where a little

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Chocolate Play Dough Activities

Valentine's Day Chocolate Play Dough Activities

We have been baking up a storm for Valentine’s Day…well, pretend cooking that is!!! I may not be much of a real chef, but I can whip up some mean play dough treats!! My kids enjoy it, too! 😉 I wanted to share with you all the fun chocolate play dough activities we’ve been

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