6 Fun Activities to Do with Your Kids

fun activities to do with your kids

Looking for something fun to do WITH your kids after school? Here are 6 fun activities to do with your kids that were shared on last week’s After School Link-Up. These activities are geared for ages 5+, but with help, preschool kids can join in the fun, too. Whether it’s art, crafts, music, or

Read more…

Raising your Kids to Love the Lord

raising your kids to love the lord

I came across the book Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord by Dave Stone this week while browsing in a Christian book store. The title instantly grabbed me because that’s exactly how I want to raise my children…to love the Lord. Though I am already trying my best to do this, I figured

Read more…

Eggs on The After School Link-Up

egg drop science experiment

The After School Link-Up is back on Parent Teach Play. It will now be hosted on Mondays. But it’s Tuesday you say! Yes, this is what happens when you fall asleep putting your children to bed on Monday night and haven’t scheduled your post. So, welcome to the Monday After School Link-Up one day

Read more…

Egg Drop Science Experiment for Kids

egg drop science experiment

My 3 and 5 year old children are really starting to get into science, especially FUN science. With Easter coming up, I thought an EGG DROP SCIENCE EXPERIMENT would be a big hit, and boy was it ever! We had so much fun and it was very much a child-led activity. It was also

Read more…

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

Read more…

Chalk by Bill Thomson – Review & Activity Linky

chalk by bill thomson

We love to review kids’ books and share fun go-along activities. Here’s one of our favorites: Chalk by Bill Thomson. Chalk by Bill Thomson This book happened to be displayed on top of the bookcase at the library, and the large green dinosaur and title written in chalk-like letters on the front drew me

Read more…

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

Read more…

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

Read more…

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

Read more…

Play Paleontologist: Dinosaur Bones Sensory Bin

dinosaur bones sensory bin

If your kids like dinosaurs and playing pretend, they’ll LOVE playing paleontologist! I created a dinosaur bones sensory bin and my two had a blast pretending to be scientists while hunting for dino bones. This is great fun anytime for a dinosaur lover, and it also makes a great go-along activity to a science

Read more…