Hatch a Dragon!

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who aren’t familiar with the Exchange, here’s how

The ABCs of Big Hair and Books … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!) This week I’m featuring the ABCs of Big Hair

BUBBLES: Books, Crafts, & Fun

I’ve always been a sucker for BUBBLES.  Never grew out of loving them.  And now that I have kids, I share my love of bubbles with them! We’ve been having a lot of fun with bubbles in a few different ways … and I

Creating with Kaleidograph

When Scott from Red Hen, LLC, and co-creator of Kaleidograph, contacted me about collaborating with the company I was very excited.  He and his partner, Norman Brosterman (author of Inventing Kindergarten) are experts on the Froebel method and committed to open-ended play. I was very pleased

The ABCs of Pulling Curls … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!) This week I am featuring the ABCs of Pulling

What’s Missing?: “Search & Find” Sensory Bin Activity

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who aren’t familiar with the Exchange,

Why I Love FabKids

I signed up for FabKids back in November 2012.  And I’m SO glad I did.  My daughter and I have enjoyed all the wonderful outfits we’ve purchased since.  Here’s a glimpse of some of the great looks … When I was asked to become

The ABCs of Therapy Fun Zone … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!)  This week I am featuring the ABCs of Therapy

a simple wreath for the 4th of July

Just like keeping Food for the Fourth simple, I like to keep the decorations for Independence Day low-key too!  I love creating ribbon and yarn wrapped wreaths because they are quick and easy to to and very easily adaptable for any season or color

Food for the 4th!

I am all about keeping food fun and simple … and celebrating the birth of our nation is no exception.  We My husband usually grills up some hamburgers and hot dogs … maybe some fresh corn on the cob.  My mom brings some of her

The ABCs of SUMMER … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

It’s SUMMER.  I’m really looking forward to all the fun my kids and I will have this season.  I rounded up the ABCs of Summer … for a ton of fun from A to Z! A – Visit an Aquatic Center … here’s one

Screen Time Punch Cards

My kids, now 5 and 8, just started their SUMMER VACATION!  We are excited about all the fun we are going to have.  And one way I’m going to make sure that we have fun this summer is to limit screen time.  It’s WAY