“Seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.” – Emma. Zach turned 5 in December. All of a sudden, he’s become this crazy consumer – every marketers dream. Anything he see’s on television is a good idea. Which is why… taco hockey happened. Yes, I said “taco hockey”. … Don’t stop here – read more!
“But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.” – Pride and Prejudice When you’re a child, you dream of the day you will grow up and become an adult. In adulthood you long for the days when you were a child. It’s amazing how difficult it … Don’t stop here – read more!
A Ten-Frame is a graphic tool that’s used to show children what numbers “look” like. This is something Hailey needs some reinforcement with so I decided to create my own to work with her at home. Here – download a copy of the Red Chevron Ten Frame Cards, the Aqua Chevron Ten Frame Cards and the Ten Frame … Don’t stop here – read more!
Here’s a quick “How-To”: go about printing onto post-it notes. Step 1: Print out a blank template. You can decide below whether you’d like to download a .pdf version or an editable Word Document (for your future use). Post-it Template (.pdf) or Editable Post-It Template (Word Doc) Step 2: Cover each square with a 3×3 post-it. Step … Don’t stop here – read more!
Another pinterest must-try: making your own Sponge Bombs for water fun!For this you need: kitchen sponges (I used 3 sponges per water bomb) elastic or twine (something to hold the sponge together) Cut each sponge into three equal parts. Bundle them with the twine or elastic (I found I could get the twine tighter). … Don’t stop here – read more!
Unfortunately for us, summer isn’t 2 months of sunshine. These activities were great fun for the times I wanted to hide away inside. Sticky Spider Web: All you need – masking tape and tissue paper. I draped the masking tape up and created a “spider web”. It took probably 3 attempts for me to be … Don’t stop here – read more!
This week – we explored the principles of heat and energy by creating a “Solar Oven” and used the energy of the sun to cook up some yummy s’mores. Seeing this one all over pinterest – it was definitely a must-try. Unfortunately our pizza box oven doesn’t look as dapper as the next persons, but … Don’t stop here – read more!
Summer is here! And while I would completely prefer to be hiding inside with my two little ones – I have two, rather big ones, who are full of energy and quite enjoy being entertained. Granted, Hailey and Zach have been amazing when it comes to adjusting to life with the twins and are very … Don’t stop here – read more!