Pattern Block Learning & List of FREE Printables


My biggest little guy turned three this past July, and he's getting the itch to start school.  He talks about having a teacher and playing with his friends and learning to read and write all the time.  We intend to homeschool our kiddos, and I'm thinking this is the perfect year to start introducing him to all things learning.  Like I mentioned, he's three, so we are taking things slow and … [Read more...]

Painting with Toddlers


One of the newest activities that I started doing with my almost three year old is painting.  We've done some fun things with both washable paints and watercolors, and I'll be sharing ideas for specific painting crafts and projects in the coming months, but today I simply wanted to give you a few tips for enjoying the art of painting with your little ones.  It can be messy, but it's so … [Read more...]

Cheerio Bird Feeder Craft for Kids


This is the first summer that I feel like I need to have a "bag of tricks" to keep my oldest little guy entertained.  I find that if I have a project or two waiting in the wings for those times that he seems restless or uninterested in everything, we all tend to have a better day. My advice? Be prepared with tons of fun {and easy} summertime crafts and activities to keep those little hands busy! … [Read more...]

Cheerio Bird Feeder Craft for Kids

Today I'm over at Smart, School House sharing a super easy craft for little ones this Spring and Summer!  They are sure to LOVE it! Go check it out now!! Also, have you heard that Kelly is publishing a book soon!?  It will be full of fun activities and crafts to do with your kiddos.  I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy!!  Congrats girl! … [Read more...]

Mini Hair Bow Tutorial


Before the New Year, I shared my tutorial for easy mini hair bows over at Smart School House.  In case you missed it, here it is again!   These bows make the perfect gift for any little girl in your life and would be super cute in an Easter basket or as part of a fun birthday gift as well. Now, if you're a Wait Til Your Father Gets Home regular, you know that I really have no reason to be … [Read more...]