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“Who’s Like Me?” – A SimplyFun Game Review

Since SimplyFun sent me the game “Who’s Like Me?” to review I’ve been playing it with my own kids and with children I see in play therapy.  It’s a terrific, compact and unique card game where the

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

Save the Pie! review … for Pi Day!

The company SimplyFun sent us a game to review … and it’s just perfect to share it today … Pi Day!  Yup, March 14 … 3.14 … Pi Day, is the perfect day for a SAVE THE PIE!

Art Appreciation with Henri, Egg Artiste (Virtual Book Club featuring Marcus Pfister)

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Marcus Pfister.  The kids and I had fun reading through some of his wonderful books, but we decided to focus on Henri, Egg Artiste. Henri is a

A family that GLOWS together, GROWS together: Together Box Review

When I opened up the complimentary package that Together Box sent us to review, I knew it would be the PERFECT set of activities to do together as a family on New Year’s Eve.  The plan was

“If You Give a …” Mad Lib

I always loved doing Mad Libs as a child … and have continued loving them ever since.  Now that I’m a mom, I shared my love with my kids.  Not only are they lots of fun and

Winter Holiday Class Party

Last year I was one of 3 room moms for my son’s 1st grade class room, here’s the wonderfully wintery class party we put together! There were 8 stations for the kids to go through.  There were

4 Fun (FREE!) Thanksgiving Apps

We had SO much fun playing with all the Halloween apps that I found for my iPhone, that I just had see if I could find some for Thanksgiving.  Here’s 4 Fun (FREE!) Thanksgiving Apps that I

13 Fun Halloween Apps for Kids

Just for fun the other day I went on a search for fun Halloween Apps for Kids for my iPhone.  I was amazed at how many turned up and downloaded a bunch, almost all of them free.

Halloween Party at School

Calling all Room Parents!  If you are in the same position I was last year when undertook being a room parent for the first time and searching for fun, simple, and inexpensive ideas for a Halloween Party

More Football Fun!: A round-up of Football-Themed Activities for Kids

Kids are back to school, the air is getting cooler, … it’s that time again.  Football season.  Whether your a huge fan of the game or not, you and your kids can enjoy these fun football-themed activities,

Football Themed Learning: Activities to go along with “Little Granny Quarterback” by Bill Martin, Jr.

This month’s featured author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids is Bill Martin, Jr.  Being that he has authored over 300 children books it’s pretty tricky to narrow down which one to focus on for the