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…

Creating Holiday Houses with Honey Maid graham crackers

This post is sponsored by Honey Maid graham crackers. 100% of the opinions expressed are my own. Izzy loves crafting and decorating. Her little creative mind always impresses me. Even Izzy’s teachers express their love for her imagination. She recently started asking me when we would start on our holiday houses. It’s tradition, we do…

Homemade Apple Bird Feeder

With fall finally here and apple farm fun in full swing, Izzy and I decided to get creative with an apple. We love watching the birds in our yard at our feeder. Izzy felt the need to give the birds that stay here in Maine, year round, some treats. Step 1: adult only, Slice an…

Creating A Positive Back To School Experience

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group Izzy will be starting school this fall. This will be our first time being away from each other on a schedule. Izzy has stayed with her grandparents for sleepovers and I’ve been away from her while settling the house after our move and while taking a…

C is for Car Activity

As promised I’m putting our alphabet activities on the blog. This activity is a fun way to explore creating letter C. While participating in this activity your child is also building their fine motor skills and practicing following directions. We have been loving the 4 Weeks to Read program and this activity is a perfect…

Patriotic Painting Activity for Kids

This post may contain some affiliate links. Purchases from these links may bring me a small profit, which helps keep this blog running. Painting is one of my daughter’s favorite things to do. We always explore new ways to create art with paint. For the 4th Izzy created a flag with corks and paint. If…

Letter B Light Table Activities

This post contains some affiliate links. A purchase from them, gives me a small commission and helps this blog keep running. Some of you may not know, I am an educator. My degree is in birth through five education. I always had a love for babies and young children, even as a little girl myself….

Travel Maine – Fun Activities For Families In Maine

Not sure what to do wtith your kids when you visit Maine? Local? Looking for fun activities to do with your children during the week or on the weekend? If you are new to our blog, welcome! I’m Eryka and I live in Southern Maine with my daughter Izzy, my husband and our pup Teddy….