DIY Bath Bombs

DIY Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs make the perfect DIY project for both adults and kids, they can be simple or very complex with a variety of ingredients. Bath bombs are fun to make and even more fun to use, from relaxing and delicious blends of scents and skin loving ingredients. What you will need Mold (I use silicone… Read more » Read more »

Colored Soap Foam

Colored Soap Foam

Who doesn’t love a good bubble bath? For little ones, bubbles may be the highlight of bath time, or the reason to get into the bath in the first place! For them, bath time isn’t always about getting clean, but about having fun in the water. And why not? These days, with a great variety… Read more » Read more »

DIY Soap Crayons

DIY Soap Crayons

Crayons are fun all the time! Imagine being able to take them into the bath, how fun would bathtime be!? Parents not to worry! Even though we would love to keep all of our children’s  masterpieces we know that’s just not always possible. This play time will be super easy to clean up: a quick wipe down… Read more » Read more »

DIY Peekaboo Cat Puppet

Peekaboo Cat Puppet

Here’s how to make a puppet of the Peekaboo Cat that can really play peekaboo! You need: This template White Bristol board Four skinny popsicle sticks Scissors craft knife Glue stick Glue gun Steps 1. Print out the template.  With a glue stick glue the template onto to the bristle board. Cut out the cat’s… Read more » Read more »

Sink or Float Sensory Bottles

Oil & Water Sensory Bottles Materials Baby oil or Canola oil water large glass water-based food coloring oil-based food coloring for candy bottles Steps Fill bottle up one-third of the way with water and add water-based food coloring until you reach your desired color. Add lid and shake If you chose to color the oil, pour… Read more » Read more »

5 Tips to Get Started with Cloth Diapers

Cloth Diapers

So you’re considering cloth diapering? Great news! Given that the average baby goes through 5,500 diapers from birth to potty, and that it’s estimated that one single disposable diaper takes around 500 years to decompose in landfill, there’s never been a better time to make the switch. Using cloth diapers isn’t hard, it’s just different… Read more » Read more »

Taking Your Kids to the Grocery Store

Taking Kids Grocery Shopping

What words come to mind when you think about grocery shopping with your children? Chaos? Distraction? Battles, Exhausting? If you answered “yes!” to any of these, you are not alone! Most parents would agree that any and all of these words may be applicable at times. But did you know that taking your children grocery… Read more » Read more »

Mr. Monkey Craft

Mr. Monkey Craft

Educational crafts are a great way for kids to express their creativity as well as explore educational concepts they learn in school or with their parents. Today we will have fun creating Mr. Monkey with several shapes of different sizes. We will start with an oval and continue with circles, a triangle and a rectangle…. Read more » Read more »

Ant Finger Puppets

Ant Finger Puppet

Ants are fascinating insects. They may be small but are extremely strong, being able to carry between 10 and 50 times their body weight. They can be found everywhere in the world, except for Antarctica and Arctic. And it has been estimated that there are about 1 million ants for every 1 human. Impressive, right?… Read more » Read more »

Ants: The Power of Cooperation

Ants

Ants are insects, like grasshoppers, beetles, and butterflies – they have three body segments, six legs, and two antennae, and the hard part of their body is on the outside. Unlike most insects, ants live and work together in huge teams called colonies. A colony can have hundreds or thousands of ants, and different ants… Read more » Read more »