Mess Free Fall Painting

Mess Free Fall Painting

This activity provides children with the opportunity to paint and create without all of the mess. This activity is perfect for babies and toddlers that are in the phase of “put everything into the mouth.” It’s also a great activity to first introduce the concept of...
Totschool Beginnings

Totschool Beginnings

About two weeks ago, we made our first attempt at totschool. If you’re not familiar with the term, totschool is essentially a form of early homeschooling where you work on different skills with your toddler. The best way to sum up our week of totschool is to say...
Bag of Tricks: Activities for Your Toddler

Bag of Tricks: Activities for Your Toddler

I’ve recently started calling our diaper bag the bag of tricks. This is because I’ve discovered that by having a few simple items with us at all times, we can keep our little guy relatively entertained even when it seems impossible. These items have been...
Getting Started with Sensory Play

Getting Started with Sensory Play

When my son was fifteen months old, I started introducing sensory bins and other forms of sensory play. I wasn’t sure what to expect and that was part of what led to my hesitation in starting with sensory play. I’m so glad that I introduced it though...
Five Simple Activities to do with Your Preschooler

Five Simple Activities to do with Your Preschooler

When it comes to preschool-aged kids, some are in a formal school setting while others are in a daycare or home setting during the day. This will have an effect on how they respond to activities around the house. Some will do best with free play, while others could...
Five Simple Activities to do with Your Toddler

Five Simple Activities to do with Your Toddler

My son is currently in the stage of “always on the go” toddler. He loves new experiences, but his attention span is also short and he’s distracted very easily. We jump from activity to activity throughout the day. It’s amazing to watch his...
Five Simple Activities to do with Your Baby

Five Simple Activities to do with Your Baby

When my son was a baby, I remember wondering what sort of activities I could do with him, especially before he was mobile. He wasn’t old enough for traditional arts and crafts or play time fun. I spent quite a bit of time being creative and browsing Pinterest...