20 Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Oh, I can already smell spring in the air. There is a smell. We all know it. At this point in the year, all of us here is Seattle crave the sunshine. I am not opposed to any one season but I do love the sun and the blossoms. Plus I love Earth Day. There [...]

DailyBuzz Moms 9×9 :: Earth {A Play Date}

Design Your Own Reusable Bag

I am honored to be a part of the DailyBuzz Moms April 9×9 challenge. As you know, Earth Day was last Sunday. I have always appreciated Earth Day but now, with two young children, the significance has newfound meaning. We celebrated with raw enthusiasm this year. As a finale, we hosted a “Celebrate the Earth” [...]

Simple Activity Using Recycled Materials

Simple Fine Motor Skills Recycled Materials

On many mornings every week we make magic shakes in our home. We add things like flax seed, peanut butter, spinach, Greek yogurt and protein powder. Our boys love these shakes and so do we! A great way to start the day. The other morning I finished our protein powder and as a result had [...]

DIY Ball Ramp Activity

Ball Roll Infant Toddler Preschool Activity

I have recently become obsessed with creating a Ball Ramp. I had been saving these great sturdy tubes for, I kid you not, five years. I knew they would come in handy one day. My younger son (14 months) has shown a lot of interest in any sort of car racer or ramp. So I [...]

Bubble Wrap Road – Preschool Activity

Bubble Wrap Toddler Activity

We order from Amazon, Zappos, Etsy, etc all the time. We probably get a package at least once a day. So that translates into a whole lotta packaging to recycle or upcycle. So I grabbed some packing tape, our roll of paper, two baskets of figurines including cars and trucks and a pail of crayons. [...]

Our B “Sound” Box – Baby Boy

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Now I am having way too much fun creating these “sound” boxes. I decided to keep going with the alphabet. So far, we have a handful of boxes with family photos on the cover and one box with an image of Apples with the letter “A” on the bottom and beans inside. For “B”, I [...]

Sight and Sound Discovery Bottles

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Many months ago we were visiting the Children’s Museum here in Seattle. As we explored the “birth-3 year old” designated area that includes all sorts of amazing puzzles, climbing stairs and slides, mirrors and water play activities, we discovered these wonderful “sight and sound bottles”. I had been making our own “discovery bottles” for a [...]