Before the Winter Olympics come to a close this weekend, we’ve provided ten fun olympic crafts you can do with your kids.
1. Your kids will enjoy making their own medals with this super simple craft that uses materials you probably already have around the house!
2. Of course, celebrati
An oldie but a goodie.
Everyone’s using them because they really do work.
Fill a container with whatever you want.
You can make your sensory tray messy (think cold pasta noodles or shaving cream) or a little easier to manage – mine are full of rice, small pasta shells and popcorn.
If you’re looking for more activities to do with your kids, why not make it a ‘kids choice’ day?
My kids LOVE to decide what we’re going to do for the day.
Sometimes I give them three or four options – other times I give them free reign.
My oldest is obsessed with trash – and anytime I
If you’re looking for some more kids activities, did you know that toilet paper and a spray bottle with water make awesome fake casts?
Oh yes, they do.
I like to be Dr. Mom and give my kids the bad news that their arm is broken and must be put in a cast.
A little toilet paper and water,
Things can get a little tense in our house when we’re waiting for daddy to come home from work, and I’m trying to get dinner ready.
Tell me your house is the same way!
One lifesaver for us has been to put my 4 and 6 year old to work.
They wear aprons, carry small tablets of paper and a
February 14 is just around the corner! We have plenty of ideas for Valentine’s Day crafts for kids. Decorate the house, send valentines to those you love, and have a good time!
1. Paper heart hug to hang on the wall or send in the mail.
2. Use melted crayon pieces to create heart-shaped d
Little kids LOVE to help you around the house.
All you have to do is ask – and be super patient while they’re helping.
Things tend to take longer when you have little helpers.
And I certainly don’t ask for help every time I’m doing something around the house, but I always feel like a go
One Saturday morning, I had the rare opportunity to sleep in.
As I woke up, I could hear the yelling, fighting and shrieking coming from downstairs.
I did not want to go downstairs and face any of that. It was not how I wanted to start my day.
So I got out of bed,
This is one of the greatest mothering tips that I’ve ever received – and something that I need to constantly remind myself.
I can say no to my kids’ requests over and over again. Until I stop myself and think – WHY is the answer no? Is it because it’s dangerous or inappropriate?