Outside Sponge Play

We love using sponges to play outside. You can use them to make prints on so many surfaces. We like to paint with just water for mess free fun! We also love to make chalk paint and create prints and art on the driveway. commissionable links Recently Izzy likes to pretend she’s making animal tracks…

Spring & Summer Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Izzy LOVES making little lists to check off, she also loves exploring the outdoors. This morning I decided to draw and create some outdoor scavenger hunts for us all to enjoy! Get excited because I created 3 pages of fun and exploring for your kids to check off! Save the scavenger hunts to your computer…

6 Ways To Play & Learn With Paint Brushes

Did you know there are so many ways your kids can learn and play with paint brushes? Well, I pulled together a post with all the ways we love to playfully explore, learn & work on skills such as shape recognition, drawing shapes, number recognition, writing numbers, letter recognition, pre writing skills, handwriting & hand…

Bug Themed Activities for Kids

Izzy LOVES bugs, and now that it is spring we have been reading some books about bugs. Here are some fun bug books & more to check out. commissionable link Here are some fun bug themed activities to try with your kids. We hope you have a blast with our activities! XO Eryka

Educational & Fun Crafts, Activity Books + More

Alright guys, many of us have our children home. Education should continue at home since we may have them out of school for well over 2 weeks. All play is a learning experience for our kids, so I listed not only some amazing workbooks, but also activities, activity books, art supplies and crafting sets for…

St Patrick’s Day Inspired Activities

Izzy and I love to make learning fun! So here are some activities we tried and enjoyed that follow a St. Patrick’s Day theme. I hope you all enjoy them as much as we did. Please use your own parental discretion when it comes to giving a child scissors, glue etc. Mosaic Paper Rainbow Cut…

Tissue Paper, Stained Glass Activities

Making pretend stained glass can be done any time of the year. That’s one of the biggest reasons I love this concept of creating stained glass. The child’s art can be hung & displayed, which is great for building their confidence. We have hung them in Izzy’s bedroom & our living room. In each activity…

Salt Snowflake Painting

We really enjoy snowflake salt painting. It’s a super fun way to bring art and science together. Another bonus, depending on how you approach this activity, it can also be considered a STEM activity. What You Need: Thick Paper (construction or watercolor paper is great) Elmers Glue Water Colors (paint) A Paint Brush Salt Step…

3 Family Friendly Activities to try over the Holidays

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. All information contained within is accurate at the time of posting. Holiday breaks are great for family bonding. Whether you are home or visiting with extended family, try creating memories and truly enjoying each other. I’m sharing…

Winter Themed Educational & Sensory Activities

Whether you are looking for something fun to entertain your child on the weekends or over holiday breaks, these activities are bound to keep them entertained and thinking. Who knows, you may even want to join in. Winter Activities Snowflake Search What you need/optional items: activity table, pom poms, cotton balls, pipe cleaners (to create…