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….

Sensory Bin Activity, inspired by Mo Willems, The Pigeon Needs A Bath!

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group The Pigeon Needs A Bath is another engaging and funny story from Mo Willems. To celebrate Mo Willems’ Pigeon brand celebrating its 16th BIRD-day, Izzy and I picked one of our favorite books from the series and created a fun sensory experience for you to enjoy…

Because by Mo Willems & Our “Because” Inspired Moment

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group We LOVE books in this house. Being an educator and birth through five education major, I’ve built quite the collection. As you can imagine, teachers build a mini library of their own books. Especially teachers, like myself, that taught preschool age through elementary. I have bins…