Wikki Stix-Our Favorite Boredom Buster

We love our Wikki Stix! Hello Kitty Cake with Candle, Storytelling and Loading up on the great sale the have going on for the USA State inspired Travel Packs- it’s nearly half off their website, pack of 100 mini packs. You can find us handing these out for birthday parties favors, in the class holiday…

Pom Pom Creations

Olivia was home from school. Dad was working all weekend this month. Pom-poms were sitting in its container for a few months now and were only really used for sorting activities from time to time. Time for them to be utilized in another way, a creative way! The set-up for our Pom-Pom the making fun…

Exploring Brush Pens

We have always painted: finger paint, watercolor paint, tempera paint. Now we can add brush pens onto that list. I love how in the art world, there are always new materials just waiting to be played with! I wonder by the end of the year, how many more I can add onto the list of…

Easy Fabric Marker Tie Dye Shirts

I had always wanted to create my own Tie-dye shirts, but turned away from them when I saw that most tutorials required vinegar to set or brighten the color(which is safe, but smelly- not all kids/ people tolerate the smell well). I found some people who seemed to use permanent markers, but I wasn’t fond…

Acting out Three Little Pigs using DIY Puppets

We went for a stroll earlier this morning and found The Three Little Pigs by Nat Lambert on the bookshelf in the store. There are so many variations of this story …some that I feel are too long and wordy, or too confusing or scary. I’ve even heard of one from the Big Bad Wolf’s…

I See in the Cloud- Connecting through Art

What is art? Why do people go to museums? Why is it intriguing about people connecting through art, sharing through art, healing through art? What is art? Why do people discuss art? Why are children drawn to it? How can art open a person up? Art is never wrong because it is based on a…

Easter Eggs 2018

Every Easter, I try to color eggs  with the girls. Last year we used tissue paper, sprayed it with water and the color transferred on beautifully onto the egg. A little messy, as the tissue paper coloring wasn’t as washable, but I would probably do it again regardless because they loved spraying the water bottle….