My preschooler is very intrigued by learning to read lately. I must admit, it’s often difficult to get her to sit down and focus on a book for more than 20 seconds. I’ve found that playing games is an easy way to spark her interest in practicing her reading skills.
Combining two of her favorite activities, coloring and playing games, seemed like a great way to hold her interest long enough to practice reading. So, we made this “Build-a-Mermaid or Monster” game to color and play together.
When I was a child I could not wait to make valentines with my mom every year in early February. We would put all our materials out on the dining room table and spend an entire afternoon with doilies, clip art and rubber cement. I’m calling these valentines old school because there’s nothing digital involved with these fun love notes – just stickers, markers and a little creativity!
Did you know that the North Pole is in the middle of the Arctic Ocean surrounded by Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Russia? It is also home to our OOLY pals, Arctic Animals Sticky Tab friends. Join us while we show you how to make these cute, up-cycled DIY paper ornaments that will bring the arctic circle into your home for the holidays (without freezing your finger tips)!
Planning a party for kids is exciting and something to look forward to; however, at times it can quickly become a big production and put a lot of stress on moms and dads. Today we want to help you with a couple quick ideas on how to put on a beautiful and enjoyable rainbow birthday party for kids (and hopefully a little more stress free).
Have room for a fun character to hang with? It’s my pleasure to show you how to create and color your Señor Don Gato printable paper doll craft. So who is Don Gato? Well, when I was in elementary school I learned a song about this cat, Señor Don Gato, who is from Spanish and Mexican folklore. I always imagined him as an elegant Renaissance cat prince from the 16th century whose clothing need plenty of sparkle, metallic hues and gemstone colors…so download the free printable to get started with your own Don Gato.