Many of us are familiar with the craft of making leaf rubbings. You find a sturdy leaf and put a piece of paper over it. Using a crayon without a paper wrapper, rub back and forth to get the impression … Read more >>
Card games are great for low cost fun and learning!
When I was very young, my Grammy taught me how to play gin rummy and a few other card games. I will always remember being amazed at how fast she … Read more >>
Need a creative rainy-day activity that’s fun AND encourages adventurous eating? Try an apple taste test!
Collect a variety of apples such as: Gala, Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, or Granny Smith.
At home, line up the apples and make observations with … Read more >>
I Spy bottles can keep little ones interested and big ones busy. All you need is an empty plastic bottle, such as a water bottle or empty beverage container, and some interesting objects to put inside.
First, place some small … Read more >>
Recently my niece and I had a fun afternoon making our own match game. I was gifted a set of blank matching cards and my girl and I divvied them up so we each had an even number.
You don’t … Read more >>
‘Moving to the groove’ of the changing weather during spring time in the Pacific Northwest can be a challenge at times. There are days when the sun is shining for the whole day and it is the perfect time to … Read more >>