My favorite season finally feels like it’s here! It’s been like one crazy long summer season here in Northern California, but the air is getting slightly crisper and I smell Pumpkin Spice Lattes in my future, with Peppermint Mochas on their heels. Homemade Peppermint Mochas, of course! To get your toddler into the autumn mood, […]
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Another Fourth of July quickie for you today: Red, White & Blue Cupcakes! All you need is box mix, food coloring + your imagination: As is always the case when we do side by side projects, mine was more organized in layers and Jane’s was wildly creative with splatters of color. It doesn’t matter how […]
We’ve really been getting mileage out of our first batch of Rainbow Rice, which we used to make Magic Rainbow Rice Letters. The opportunities for play and learning are endless with this material, which makes it one of our favorites, even though it’s a hassle in terms of clean up. Here are some of the […]
Welcome to Around The World in 12 Dishes! In March, we – and 12 other amazing bloggers and their children – began our culinary adventure around the world to explore 12 different countries in 12 months by cooking one dish from one country each month with our kids. This month we’re learning about SWEDEN! Swedish […]
It’s that time again. Time to raid your recycling bin and get busy creating for Tinkerlab’s Creative Challenge #9: Egg Cartons For the last challenge, we had a lot of fun making a Paper Bag Fan and I knew we’d have fun trying to create something out of an egg carton. The difference this time […]
Making Rainbow Rice has been on my play to-do list since we saw these beautiful images and tutorial at Share & Remember. (She also inspired our Painted Toast Activity). If you noticed, I did say “my” list, and not “ours,” because frankly, sometimes my own desire to participate in cool preschool activities overtakes any goals […]