Playing school was one of my favorite games – especially before I started school (I was unschooled until I was seven years old, back before unschooling was popular). We had a huge, classroom-sized chalkboard Read more...The post Pretend Play...―
We’ve had the chance to try out a few of the subscription craft kits for kids that are so popular right now, and this Wummelbox music kit that we were sent to review really stands out to me Read more...The post Building Musical Instruments ...―
I adore the creativity that comes out with regular play dough play, and adding in a few extra materials opens the door to so may new options! I fell in love with these little guys that Johnny made Read more...The post Creative Play Dough Art ...―
Today’s Exploring Geography post is an introduction to the Chicago skyline via a very cool little art project for kids! Jeanette Nyberg is a creative mom living with her 2 kids, 2 step kids, and 1 husband in a suburb of Chicago. She tries to...―
My kids made this little squinky car out of play dough, along with a gazillion other accessories that are a little harder to identify! They dried this ship out, and now it’s a regular feature in their squinky play (which, for whatever reason...―
This no-mess finger paint solution is a favorite in my house, as longtime readers know! I decided to introduce the other moms in my town to it through the craft series I’ve been running at our library instead of cleaning my house. Lily ...―
I love blogging for ALEX Toys, because it means I get wonderful craft activities that make for rainy day fun for my kids! This Tape Town kit was a wonderful creative outlet for my kids. They spent well over an hour setting up, and they have played...―
Lily adored this creative sensory play activity with some colored sand and her Safari Ltd Fairy TOOB® (affiliate Amazon link, although we purchased ours at Michaels with a 40%-off coupon) characters! As you can tell, the wings of these fairies...―
My kids really struggled with fusible beads the first time I pulled them out, but they have since gotten very creative with them, so they have become part of our rainy day activities! Ours are Pyssla beads from IKEA, but you buy Perler beads in ...―
I’ve tried and liked a few Kumon workbooks, so when I was looking for quiet activity for Johnny (five years old) and Lily (three years old) I decided to give their Let’s Fold books a try. The kids love them, as you can tell from...―
We have a small glamor theme going on at our house right now, so I decided this Mix & Makeup Nail Sparkle set would be the perfect choice for us to review (I blog for ALEX Toys and regularly select items from them to try out at home). This kit ...―
I like to use mixed media kids crafts to get my kids thinking creatively! I run monthly kids craft sessions for my local mother’s club, and we recently made the always-popular tissue paper collages. Johnny (five years old) and Lily (three ...―
I just happen to glance at my twitter count… …which was strange, because I ...
Louise, a cruelty free blogger (looweezbx.blogspot.co.uk) asked me an interesting question ...
Today, NetApp announced a new solution NetApp Connect, designed for fast mobile access to ...