It's finally starting to feel like winter here in the Denver area...mostly. It's been warmer and much more dry than years past, but I find myself wearing a thick jacket and boots regularly. For those days when you just can't do the same old things anymore, try one of these kid-approved activities perfect for cold… Continue reading At-Home Activities for Kids in Winter
We are fast approaching the winter holidays, which means cold weather is right around the corner. We've already felt glimpses of it here in Colorado, so be prepared for those rainy and snowy days with these fun and active places to play!
These cupcake liner flowers are fun, beautiful, and so easy to make! Design a whole garden for a great spring decoration! Supplies: Cupcake Liner (any color or pattern of your choosing)School GlueCraft StickGreen Paint and a PaintbrushCenterpiece of your choice (button, pom-pom, sticker, etc.)Green Construction PaperScissorsMarkers, optional Instructions: If choosing to decorate the cupcake liner,… Continue reading Spring Craft for Kids: Easy Cupcake Liner Flowers
I absolutely LOVE this time of year! It may have something to do with the fact that my birthday is around the corner... But seriously, I love February. I love that we're finally into the new year and the heavy food holidays are over. I love that...
Kids love to destroy things! At least, that how we see it as adults... But there's really a very normal developmental phenomenon happening in those instances. They're learning about their own power, cause and effect, and what parts make up larger objects. Tear art is a great way to allow this type of learning and… Continue reading Winter Craft for Kids: Tear-Art Snowman
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all of the good in our lives. Use this Thankful Turkey craft to share your gratitude and to help your kiddos do the same. Supplies: Toilet Paper Roll6 Colors of Construction Paper, including orange and redGoogly EyesSchool GlueScissorsBlack Marker Instructions: https://youtu.be/LQEShA6kWgQ Cut construction paper into feather shape using… Continue reading Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Thankful Turkey
Halloween may be different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't create some spooky holiday decorations to display in our homes. These glittery spiderwebs and spiders are the perfect touch to any glamorous haunted house. Supplies: School glueWax paperGlitter Instructions: https://youtu.be/wDDpMVm-eJs On a sheet of wax paper, draw a spiderweb using glue. Make sure… Continue reading Halloween Craft for Kids: Glittery Spiderweb Decoration (Plus, a Fuzzy Spider)
Fall is here! There are so many great fall crafts to do with your nanny kids, but this popsicle stick scarecrow is one of my favorites. Though it requires some adult assistance, it's a pretty simple craft using items you probably already have in your craft bin. Supplies: Popsicle Sticks (You can use any size… Continue reading Fall Craft for Kids: Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Decoration
Though we haven't yet experienced the colder weather of the fall here in Colorado, it's only a matter of time. Because of the coronavirus, several indoor play areas and museums have been closed all summer, resulting in an increase of outdoor activities. It's no problem when it's sunny and warm outside, but as it starts… Continue reading Six Indoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy During a Pandemic
Father's Day is fast approaching. Have you decided on a gift to celebrate the main man in your child or nanny-kid's life? Is it just me or are men harder to shop for? The Mother's Day gift we created this year for my nanny mom was an easy decision, but I find that dads want… Continue reading A Child-Crafted Father’s Day Gift Dad Will Actually Use