Earth Day Art Activity for Kids


 My husband and I were completing a stellar “date night” with a post dinner trip to Home Depot. I couldn’t resist picking up some paint chips in beautiful earth tones. I knew we could do something with these beauties. And we did. We made an earth. I cut my paint samples into random strips. I [Read On]

Earth Day Gifts for Children


This month we celebrate Earth Day! There are many ways to involve children in this celebration. I have loads of Earth Day Activities and a very well stock Earth Day Pinterest board.   The EARTH Book by Todd Parr Sofia’s Dream by Land Wilson Green Toys Recycling Truck Kid’s Gardening Tools Radio Flyer Wheelbarrow Camelbak [Read On]

Earth Day Activity for Kids


“Let us give the child a vision of the whole universe. . . for all things are part of the universe, and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.” ~ Dr. Maria Montessori This post highlights a fun and easy way to open your child’s eyes to the world. Plus there is [Read On]

Simple Earth Day Craft


I love Earth Day. Who am I kidding? I love Earth Day Month. There is so much wonderful learning and outdoor exploration to ignite our children’s passions about the world. My goal for my boys is to create a sense of awe and wonder of the world. So, even in rainy Seattle, we spend a [Read On]

Ideas for Easter Leftovers

Egg Carton Earth Day Craft

Now that the excitement and planning of Easter 2013 is coming to an end, what are we going to do with the leftovers? Easy enough for the chocolate and jelly beans but what about the egg cartons, hard boiled eggs and egg shells? Here are a few great ideas! Enjoy! Egg Cartons Make an Earth [Read On]

Gardening Tools for Kids


“Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them.” ~ The Audubon Nature Preschool For me, the main goal of gardening with kids is to create a sense of awe and wonder of the world. Plus they learn ao [Read On]