•   Yesterday I shared with you a cool math games that used a paper cootie catcher for word problem . (Cootie catchers and fortune tellers are the same thing.) I know some have already printed out. After printing it out you have wished that I had offered you are blank fortune teller or cootie catcher… [Continue Reading]

    Cootie Catcher Learning Games With Blank Template
  •   If you have been on a car trip with kids, you have probably heard that dreaded question “Are we there yet?” asked. My son tends to ask it multiple times during a trip. Rather than respond by asking the same question “Are we there yet? back to him I created a travel countdown. It… [Continue Reading]

    Are We There Yet? – Travel Countdown For Kids
  •   Cool math games take challenging concepts like word problems and present them in fun ways . They get children excited about working on them math and learning. We have been working on math word problems featuring addition and subtraction for homework at my house  lately. Some of been easy and others more challenging for us.… [Continue Reading]

    Cool Math Games- Word Problem Fortune Teller
  •   We made branch bracelets last year for our Christmas tree so, when my sister Shell asked us to make angel ornaments I knew we could. The angel ornaments will be used to decorate a Christmas tree and the walls of my mom’s room. Her studio apartment in an assisted living home is kind of… [Continue Reading]

    Christmas Ornaments for Kids- Doily Painted Angels
  • I wanted to come up with a yummy kids friendly recipe for Thanksgiving snack that kids can build. It needed to have ingredients that could be swapped out if the children creating it had food allergies. This kid friendly recipes for teepee are something that will do just that. If you read through the ingredient list… [Continue Reading]

    Kid Friendly Recipes- Teepee Snack

Cootie Catcher Learning Games With Blank Template

Cootie Catcher Learning Games With Blank Template

  Yesterday I shared with you a cool math games that used a paper cootie catcher for word problem . (Cootie catchers and fortune tellers are the same thing.) I know some have already printed out. After printing it out you have wished that I had offered you are blank fortune teller or cootie catcher printable that you could use create your Continue Reading

Are We There Yet? – Travel Countdown For Kids

Are We There Yet? - Travel Countdown

  If you have been on a car trip with kids, you have probably heard that dreaded question "Are we there yet?" asked. My son tends to ask it multiple times during a trip. Rather than respond by asking the same question "Are we there yet? back to him I created a travel countdown. It features those dreaded words I said kids ask "Are we there Continue Reading

Cool Math Games- Word Problem Fortune Teller

Cool Math Games- Word Problem Fortune Teller

  Cool math games take challenging concepts like word problems and present them in fun ways . They get children excited about working on them math and learning. We have been working on math word problems featuring addition and subtraction for homework at my house  lately. Some of been easy and others more challenging for us. Why not Continue Reading

Christmas Ornaments for Kids- Doily Painted Angels

Christmas Ornaments- Painted Angels

  We made branch bracelets last year for our Christmas tree so, when my sister Shell asked us to make angel ornaments I knew we could. The angel ornaments will be used to decorate a Christmas tree and the walls of my mom's room. Her studio apartment in an assisted living home is kind of drab. It really needs to be dressed up. We are Continue Reading

Kid Friendly Recipes- Teepee Snack

Kid Friendly Recipes- Teepee Snack

I wanted to come up with a yummy kids friendly recipe for Thanksgiving snack that kids can build. It needed to have ingredients that could be swapped out if the children creating it had food allergies. This kid friendly recipes for teepee are something that will do just that. If you read through the ingredient list and it doesn’t, please check out Continue Reading

Arts and Crafts for Kids- Potato Masher Turkey

Arts and Crafts for Kids- Potato Masher Turkey

  Kitchen tools can make great painting tools for arts and crafts for kids. We create this turkey craft using a potato masher. The masher added a lot of texture to the turkey. It was lots of fun to make. I think you will like creating a mashed turkey for Thanksgiving too. I have titled this preschool activities, but I think older children Continue Reading

Awesome Toys for Six Year Olds- Boys

Awesome Toys for Six Year Old Boys

  My six year old and I recently sat down and looked through catalogs my mom received to look for gift ideas.  She loves for him to pick them out for her. She just then has to order one or two of them. I thought you might want to see what awesome toys for six year olds that he selected.  Also included on this list are some toys and Continue Reading

Science Project Ideas- Sink and Float M&M’s

Science Project Ideas- Sink and Float M&M's- Checking the M's Out

Last Saturday we went to the Roper Mountain Science Center for their monthly family event. This month they featured science project ideas that focused on chemistry and candy. Needless to say JDaniel had a blast! Candy and chemical reactions are two things kids really enjoy. One of the science project ideas really stood out! We were all Continue Reading

Fun Math Games With Number Turkeys

Fun Math Games with Turkey Numbers

There are a number of fun math games and activities that you can play using these  printable number turkeys I made. Let me walk you through each one of the games I have come up with. You may find that you have dozens of other uses for them. If you do, please leave your ideas in a comment below or on my Facebook page so that others can do them Continue Reading

Activities and Books for Kids- The Sunday Showcase

Activities and Books for Kids

When the weather gets colder, you may find your family spending more time inside. Snuggling up to share a book and then doing an activity based on it is a perfect indoor activity. Last week a number of activities and books for kids were linked up on The Sunday Showcase that featured book tie-in or activities that would be wonderful to tie into Continue Reading

Spelling Games- Thanksgiving Words

Spelling Games- Thanksgiving Words

Spelling games that make you use your brain to build words are challenging and fun. In this game we tried to come up with a lot of  words using the letters found in the word Thanksgiving. While we searched our minds for words that we could build, we were using a variety of reading skills at the same time. Spelling games that tap into reading Continue Reading