Fathers Day Crafts

5 Easy Fathers Day Crafts For Kids

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 21st. If you haven’t already made some Father’s Day Crafts with your little ones, I’ve pulled together some of my favorite ideas that I found online and recreated with my boys to give you some inspiration. Read More

Insect Crafts - Grasshopper

5 Simple Insect Crafts For Kids (Plus Bonus Snack Idea!)

During this past month, my boys and I watched 5 caterpillars transform into butterflies, and nearly 200 baby praying mantises hatch from a praying mantis egg pod so it seemed fitting that we add “insects” as one of our daycare themes. Throughout the week, we created the following really cute, and super simple Insect Crafts with our daycare friends.  Read More

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Butterfly – Insect Lore

Each year, I teach my daycare kids about the Life Cycle of a Butterfly. This is something I always look forward to. To a child, the whole experience really is quite magical. Last year, I decided to go beyond books and videos, and purchased a Butterfly Kit from InsectLore.com. Being able to show the kids the entire Life Cycle of a Butterfly in real time was amazing! We all enjoyed it so much that we did it again this year.  Read More

Mothers Day Crafts

6 Simple Mothers Day Crafts For Kids

Mother’s Day is right around the corner so that means it’s time to break out the paints and markers and start creating some Mothers Day Crafts for Mom, Grandma, and Aunties! Here are 6 Simple Mothers Day Crafts Ideas that are sure to please all the special women in your little one’s life. Read More

Light Table Activities

10 Light Table Activities – Sensory Play

Yesterday I showed you how to make a DIY Light Table for sensory play. Now that your Light Table is complete, it’s time to have some fun! Gather all of the translucent items that you can find and let your little ones explore! Here are some Light Table Activities to get you started: Read More

DIY Light Table

DIY Light Table – Sensory Play

At the beginning of the week, I created a Light Table for my boys and they have already spent hours on end playing with it. The best part was that I was able to make it out of items that I already had in my home, so it didn’t cost me anything! Today, I’m going to show you how to make a DIY Light Table that’s sure to keep your little ones busy too! Read More