Such a cute idea for 5 Little Pumpkins

5 Little Pumpkins

I have said it many a time, but I will say it again – I just love celebrating holidays. And there is nothing quite like celebrating holidays with little ones. So we really live it up. And we start super early. October 1st saw our very first Halloween craft this year, and we have been…

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A Cute paper plate tiger craft!

A tiger chased a dog …

Have you met Tundra yet? She is a complete sweetheart. Calm, friendly, fabulous with kids … pretty much the perfect dog. But when she was a puppy she was wild. Wild. That was her past though. We try to not focus on that and instead focus on the sweetie she has become. I think of…

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Simple and AWESOME Quiet Time Activities for 2 year olds

43 Quiet Time Activities for 2 Year Olds

You asked for it! Or at least one of you did, and I am always happy to help! Even though it might take me just a little while to get the post together (if you can classify 3 weeks as just a little while … please do, you kind souls). But low and behold I…

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Playing with volume in the rice table

Playing with Volume in the Rice Table!

A photo on Friday, because sometimes all you need is the picture. Or a sneaky photo collage which could be classified as only one picture (it really could …trust me. I won the discussion with my husband – and yes, in our discussions you either win or lose — well, actually I either win or…

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Super sight word readers!

Super Sight Word Pencils!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No … it’s a super-sight-word-pencil-to-help-little-ones-gain-confidence-with-their-writing-um, thing! I just love these super pencils and all of the confidence they give little writers. If you have a little one who is beginning to read and write pop on over to Hands on as we Grow to read all about these great…

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Paper plate apple craft for kids

Paper Plate Apples, and Apples on a Plate!

Have you ever met someone, in real life or online, and think …”Wow. This person has some awesome ideas! I kind of want to be adopted by them so I can do those crafts too!”? Well, let me introduce you to my new friend Morgan. I know Morgan from the Oak Meadow Facebook group. She…

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Learn to read Quiet Bins!

“Learn to Read” Quiet Bins

Well – did you see the Super Blood Moon last night? We did – and it was awesome. And today we are celebrating little Ben’s third birthday! Good grief with all this excitement I can barely sit still to get this post out to you … but I really want to, so I will. Exciting…

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The easiest way to make Vibrant rainbow rice!

2 Step VIBRANT Rainbow Rice {A Photo on Friday}

A photo on Friday, because sometimes all you need is the picture! Today I thought I would share a picture of some freshly dyed rainbow rice. I have been making rainbow rice for about 8 years now, and I must say – I’ve got it down to a fine science. As in, I have found…

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Crafts perfect for 45 nursery rhymes!

45 Nursery Rhyme Crafts

Hey Diddle Diddle, I know the sound in the middle, And that spoon does rhyme with moon. The first letter’s clear since it’s nursery rhymes I hear, and I will be reading by noon. Voila! What do you think? Be kind, I’m not much for rhymes – only sometimes. Mostly when eating limes (which I…

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snail find

Counting Snails

A photo on Friday, because sometimes all you need is the picture. And this is actually not one of those times. But that’s okay because I really want to share this with you. Why? I’m not too sure. It’s not that great of an idea, perhaps some would even say it might be considered slightly…

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