Not Your Average Nursery Rhyme Activities

Nursery rhymes provide a nurturing experience between child and parent, are fun to learn, and offer many educational opportunities. These little poems introduce children to early literacy skills and open the doors to a love of all books. Since nursery rhymes are so important, I wanted to create some engaging ways for my boys to … Continue reading Not Your Average Nursery Rhyme Activities

Valentine’s Day Literacy Centers

February is right around the corner, so I thought I'd share how we transform the Alphabet and Beginning Sound Literacy Bundle into the perfect centers for Valentine's Day! Just add a few accessories and you are all ready for the holiday of hearts and love.  Hands-On Learning: Alphabet and Beginning Sound Center Nothing draws children … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Literacy Centers

Pick a Pine Tree Nature Craft

Try this simple and adorable nature weaving holiday craft for kids of all ages! Pair it with the book Pick a Pine Tree and your snowy afternoon plans are set. This nature craft makes for the perfect pine tree decoration, handmade gift, or holiday fine motor activity.  This post contains Affiliate links for your convenience. … Continue reading Pick a Pine Tree Nature Craft

Pinecone Nature Confetti Shakers for New Year’s Eve

With the excitement of Christmas, New Year's Eve tends to slip by without any fun plans. This year I've gotten a head start on planning a fun new tradition that includes a DIY New Year's Eve nature confetti shaker and noisemaker all in one! I will also share why this nature confetti is not your … Continue reading Pinecone Nature Confetti Shakers for New Year’s Eve

The Cutest No-Carve Pumpkin Design

Are you looking for the cutest no-carve pumpkin design to display on your front porch this fall? You've stopped at the right place! This beautiful mum pumpkin is the perfect idea for kids that are too young to carve their own pumpkins. Read on to see how we achieved this look! It might surprise you. … Continue reading The Cutest No-Carve Pumpkin Design

A Nature Gift Created by Kids- Apples

Are you looking for a meaningful gift that your child can create for someone special in his or her life? This simple and inexpensive gift combines an adorable personalized apple keepsake with real apples! Put them both in a basket you have yourself a gift that any adult would love and appreciate. Read on to … Continue reading A Nature Gift Created by Kids- Apples

Insect Handcraft for Kids

Summer is in full swing and we have been observing insects everywhere we go! This morning we saw several insects on a log at the beach and this idea was born. With a few supplies, you can make this work of art that looks great in a garden or anywhere else in your yard that … Continue reading Insect Handcraft for Kids