DIY Dominoes Bath Game for Kids

dominoes bath game

Lately my two children have been crazy over dominoes. We started out playing this wooden animal domino game and they’ve gotten so good at it, they can play each other independently without any help at all from me. So, I figured it was time to introduce them to real dominoes. Playing with the real

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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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Easy DIY Bath Tub Drawing Board

bath tub drawing board

Looking for a way to get your child excited about writing? Try this bath tub drawing board! It’s simple to set up and will motivate even the most reluctant writers. It’s also fun for kids who enjoy writing and drawing! This is a great way to get pre-writers interested in writing as well as

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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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Slinky Apple Snacks

slinky apple snacks

I almost feel silly writing about our slinky apple snacks as they are so, so simple to make, but the fact that our apple peeler turns literally hundreds of apples each year into snacks my family eagerly devours, I just have to share it in case you haven’t come across this wondrous device yourself.

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After School Activities for SPRING

activities for spring

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, Little Wonder Days, and This Reading Mama. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. Welcome to the After School Link-Up! Spring is just around the corner

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Arts and Crafts for Kids

crafts for kids

Welcome to The After School Party 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+. Welcome to the After School Link-Up! Last week there were so many great arts and

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An Easy Way to Teach Shapes

easy way to teach shapes

Isn’t it great when learning can be FUN?!? Here is an easy way to teach shapes that kids will love! The materials are cheap, the set up is simple, and the learning is hands-on. This math activity is a great way to introduce shapes to kids, and also to use for practice and review.

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Art Tips for After School

art tips

Welcome to The After School Party 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+. We love art at our house, but I’ll be the first to admit it can

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80+ Gross Motor Skills Activities from The PLAY Group

gross motor skills

Developing gross motor skills is an essential part of childhood! These skills are first acquired during infancy and early childhood, and they are continually built upon, improved, and better controlled throughout childhood and into adulthood. Gross motor skills come from large muscle groups and whole body movement. As part of a feature debut from

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