My daughter and I LOVE making sensory bins! Sometimes they’re simple and sometimes they’re elaborate, and no matter what, they always ignite hours of imaginative play. The best sensory bins can be made from simple household ingredients, and this one is no exception. My daughter and I picked up a big bag of beans atContinue reading “Rainbow Bean Sensory Bin”
I love baking, and my daughter has been baking by my side since she was teeny tiny. We cook together too, but baking is definitely what she and I enjoy most in the kitchen. The learning opportunities are numerous: math, reading, science and nutrition, to name a few. Engaging young kids in the kitchen also offers wonderfulContinue reading “Baking with kids”
My daughter is currently into everything rainbow, so we were delighted when our recent Kiwico Koala Crate arrived and the theme was Rainbows. If you aren’t familiar with Kiwico, they offer a subscription service focused on science and art for kids 0-16+. We’re really big fans! Our Rainbow Koala Crate came with three great artsContinue reading “Rainbow Art – Tissue Paper Bleeding”
Flying with young kids can be exciting and challenging; it’s also a great opportunity to encourage courteousness. Here are some of our family’s habits when flying: Take a moment to smile and say “hi” to the flight crew as we board; it’s a simple gesture that is often overlooked Use our “library voice” to beContinue reading “Raising Friendly Flyers”
Make a 3D aquarium out of a cereal box. See post for full instructions.