Snow Dough Science

Snow Dough Science

My kids love playing with all sorts of dough, and they adore all things arctic. We’ve revisited this theme a few times in our homeschool. This time, when my 5 year old pulled out the Arctic Toob and asked if I’d make a “snow bin” for her in our sensory table, I tried...
DIY Airplane Wings for Creative Play

DIY Airplane Wings for Creative Play

The holidays are upon us, and just like in years past, we’ve battled colds and the flu…again and again. Thank goodness for this opportunity from Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. My big kids were able to use the #PlanesToTheRescue #CollectiveBias campaign to...
100 Super-Fun STEM Resources for Kids

100 Super-Fun STEM Resources for Kids

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics {STEM} skills are vital to our kids’ futures, and the future of society. Besides… it’s fun to incorporate STEM into everyday activities for young children. I’ve pulled together 100 super-fun STEM resources to help you...
Paint Your Own Wrapping Paper

Paint Your Own Wrapping Paper

During the holidays, I try get to my kids involved in as much of the preparation as possible. Holidays – an the preparation for them – are the memory builders of childhood. One way I include them is by encouraging them to make gifts, cards, and wrapping paper for our...
Creativity Means Dreaming Big

Creativity Means Dreaming Big

 You see things and you say, “Why?” But, I dream things that never were, and I say, “Why not?” George Bernard Shaw Do you dream? Do you encourage your children in their dreams? Dreaming is creativity in action, and critical to inspiring a lifelong love of learning in...