• Crafts,  Learn

    Kandinsky Pumpkin Art

    It is September and I have seen the first pumpkins being sold at farm stands. Fall is my favorite season and we usually go pumpkin picking and to Halloween events. This year is going to be a bit different since most farms canceled their Fall festivals. One more reason…

  • Crafts

    Fingerprint Birds

    Fingerprint art is an easy craft, even for the littlest artist, and makes great personal gifts for friends and relatives. I saved all hand- and footprint projects created by my kids, from tiny babies to elementary school and will hold on to them forever. As the kids are getting…

  • Crafts

    “Stained Glass” Apple Craft

    Fall is so close and I can’t wait to go pumpkin picking and decorating. Summer is long in Tennessee and October has become my favorite outdoor month. We will be going to an apple orchard next week and to get us in the mood we made a stained glass…

  • Crafts

    Dream Catcher Tutorial

    We started homeschooling a few weeks back and it has been an adventure so far. My kids are not easily motivated to do school work and I have been trying hard to make it entertaining for them. We have been talking about Colonial America and Native American history and…

  • Crafts,  Fun

    Kinetic Sand Tutorial and Construction Site Sensory Bin

    Kinetic sand is wonderful! It is soft and pliable, holds it’s shape and doesn’t sprinkle all over the place. I like using it for sensory bins because it is not as messy and can be used for indoor play. Unfortunately kinetic sand costs a fortune if you buy it…

  • Crafts

    Easy Leaf Print Art

    I like nature crafts. They are unique, beautiful, materials are free and readily available. This easy leaf print art project requires little to no prep and uses items you already have at home. A great project when the kids are bored and it is too hot to play outside.…

  • Crafts,  Learn,  Recipes

    Apple Crafts and Activities

    I love apple crafts and activities! Apples make me think about Fall, cooler days, and the first days of school. In preschool, we like to start out with “A is for apple” but this year I will be home teaching my kids and we will do our own apple…

  • Fun

    Lunchbox Printables for Kids

    The first day of school is always a big change for kids and parents. Everything is new, kids are suddenly on their own and might miss home. To make separation a little easier you can put one of the lunchbox printables in this article into their bag. They will…

  • Books

    The Best First Day of School Books

    No matter if you are going to preschool or fourth grade, the first day of school is always a little scary. New teacher and a class full of kids you don’t know yet. Maybe even a different school or you have never been away from Mom and Dad before.…