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{Play} Quirky Momma Announcement and Absorption Art: Sponge Painting

June 30, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

So absolutely thrilled to share with you all today that I’ve joined the Quirky Momma team of talented bloggers over at kidsactivitiesblog.com!   Quirky Momma’s site is chock full of super fun and inspirational play, learning, and family ideas.  It’s such an honor to be included with this group of awesome ladies. My first post at Quirky […]

{Play} Accidental Art: Paint Blot Prints

June 21, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

“How do you come up with all these ideas?” my friends who read the blog ask. I would so love to take credit for everything here and pretend I have some unsurpassed level of creativity and energy, but really the kids often are the ones who inspire the activities we end up doing. Many times […]

{Play} Kids Co-op Playdate #10

June 15, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! The kids finally got better this week, so we were outside bird watching, making mud pies in preparation for International Mud Day, and exploring some fun shipped straight to our home (more on that later!) What have you been up to this week? Need some inspiration?  Here are […]

{Play} Kids Co-op Playdate #9

June 8, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! The kids were hit by a particularly nasty virus this week on top of all the busyness of late. I haven’t had much time for anything, but taking care of them, so there are about 30 one or two month old activities I have in backlog that I […]

{Play} Kids Co-op Playdate Linky #5

May 4, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! We’ve been exploring our feet this week and trying to get outside more for fun activities like playing with Flower Confetti and hiking at Muir Woods: What have you been up to this week? Need some inspiration? Here are my faves from last week’s playdate … if you’ve been featured, […]

Kids Co-op Playdate Linky #3

April 19, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! We finally got a break in the rain and we’ve been out enjoying the fabulous weather: Haven’t posted much this week since we’ve been going on adventure hikes, pretend fishing in creeks, digging dirt in the garden, playing with slugs and snails, and just plain old running around […]

{Play} Easter Egg Dye Crayon Resist Art & Kids Co-Op Playdate Linky

April 6, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Welcome to The Kid’s Co-op Weekly Playdate! This is my first week as a hostess and I’m thrilled to be bringing you an opportunity to share your best play ideas from the week and a place to browse for new inspiration. Since this is our first playdate together, I don’t have any highlights from last week’s […]

{Play} Segmented Coffee Sleeve Snake & Paper Roll Puffy Caterpillar

March 14, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

I’m what you might call an upcycling hoarder.  I can’t throw out anything that might have a second – or third or fourth – life.  If it can be repurposed, it will be stored.  Somewhere.  Regardless whether we have room for it.  I’m always glad when I pick through my stash to find something I […]

{Play} Valentine’s Day Art, Craft & Activity Ideas For Kids

February 7, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

I never said I wouldn’t post more Valentine’s ideas…just that I thought you might be sick of them! I’ve given you a few, like our Valentine’s Day Lacing Hearts Activity Valentine’s Day Stained Glass Heart Cookies Valentine’s Day Jar of Hearts and Valentine’s Day Jello Play but here’s one more – not necessarily the last! Heart […]

{Play} Bathtub Painting

January 9, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

On the days when the screeching and screaming won’t stop, the t.v. no longer holds their interest, Hubby’s not home to help me round up the rebels, and I just really really really want to get rid of them, I throw Jane and Sam in the bathtub with some shaving foam and a few drops […]