I'm sure everyone has seen those stress balls that have been around for years. I remember when I was younger, my mother had one that sat on her work desk and I would always play around with it when I was there at her office. It was fun and squishy and felt good in my hands! Well, I have kicked these homemade stress relieving balls up a bit by adding a drop of relaxing essential … [Read more...] about How To Make Aromatherapy Stress Relieving Balls
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It's hot! Summer is here and some days are just down right scorching. My kids love cooling off on a hot summer day with a popsicle! Popsicles bring back so many fun childhood memories for me. We decided to bring the chilly refreshing popsicle fun indoors and make an adorable Popsicle Garland Craft. My kids love crafting so this activity was right up their alley and they had a … [Read more...] about Adorable Popsicle Crafts For Kids Make Fun Summer Decor
With summer comes fireflies, pool days, backyard fun and...ocean critters! Lots of people head to the beach or the aquarium in the summertime. Ocean critters can usually be found on children's clothing in the summer and on many toys. There's just something about Summertime and the ocean. Whether you will be heading to the ocean this summer or not, you can bring a little part of … [Read more...] about Adorable Jellyfish Preschool Craft Tutorial & Jellyfish Facts Kids Will Love
Summer has arrived and it is fun to get outdoors for summer family activities but the heat is here! One of the things that my kids love to do in the summer to cool off is play with water! Whether it's swimming at the pool, squirting each other with water squirters or tossing around water balloons, it's fun to get wet and stay cool on those hot summer days! Here is a fun … [Read more...] about Make These Kids Sponge Balls For Water Play This Summer!
As 21st century parents, we are constantly competing with technology for our children's attention and getting our families outside for outdoor family activities can be a struggle. Between iPads, Facebook, Xbox and YouTube, you can almost go an entire summer without interacting with your child--except to nag them to do their chores. Although this makes for cheap babysitting, … [Read more...] about 13 Family Activities For Summer Fun Outdoors
School is almost out and if you have a little one who is leaving the early school days behind for summer, or maybe you have preschoolers at home, keeping kids learning during the long days of summer is important. What is really important is keeping the learning fun for these little ones. Kids are expected to read and spell at a much younger age, in addition to just knowing … [Read more...] about Fun Painted Rocks Crafts: Make ABC Letter Rocks
Dig into your craft box and get ready for this easy kid approved summer craft! These Fruit Slice Paper Plate Fans are a big hit and are actually a great fan for the summer heat! Two things that I love about this craft are that it's quick and easy. It's very hands on and there are so many different types of fruit to choose from. Each child can make a different fruit paper plate … [Read more...] about Make These Adorable Fruit Slice Paper Plate Fans