Morning in the Life of a 3 year old.

When I started to document this, it was mostly for myself but I have noticed a popular question I receive is “what do you with him?” “what kinds of activities do you do?” As a result, I have decided to share it. My 3 year old begins his day by playing with his cars, even…

Playtime

“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison.

Creative Flow

Magna Tiles is a sure way to unleash your child’s creativity.

3D Hand!

This was a relatively simple yet fun 3D art drawing. You start off by lightly tracing your hand (and a bit of your wrist) using a pencil. Then you take a marker and draw straight lines across the paper to an outline of your hand. After that point, draw a curved line(inside the hand) to…

Encouraging Free Play and Cultivating Creativity in Children.

  One of my fears of raising children in the society we live in is raising individuals who are constantly waiting to be entertained and waiting for something to do rather than creating it themselves. It is said that you shouldn’t complain about a problem unless you are willing to be a part of the…

Snap-n-Learn

These learning bugs teach early numbers, colors,counting and introduces the concept of puzzles.

Dollar Tree Haul!

Finding activities can be both time consuming and expensive. I stopped by our local dollar store and was surprised and pleased with the selection of activities they offered. Everything was $1 a piece      

Pasta Art

These turned out really cute. I  typically do not like playing with food, but my kids really wanted to try it.

Assemblage

Learning the concept of assemblage. Items used include buttons, pompoms, Popsicle sticks, cardboard, pipe cleaners, etc