Ideas for Showing Teacher Love & Appreciation

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of The Quaker Oats Company. Izzy and I are so thankful for the school year she had. I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher to help Izzy transition from being at home full time her whole life to part time prek. When the school year was…

Color Scavenger Hunt

Whether you are stuck in doors or heading outside, a color scavenger hunt is a fun activity for kids of all ages. Bonus, it can be educational too! I added two printable PDFs below! Laminate them to use over and over. How can a color scavenger hunt be educational? Well for starters you your child…

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…

Sonic Easter Eggs

This is a sponsored post, which was created in partnership with Paramount. All opinions are 100% my own. Izzy has been loving Sonic, long before the release of the new movie. After watching the new Sonic Movie Izzy and I were feeling creative. While dying Easter eggs, we decided to make a bunch of Sonic…

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

Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is almost here! I feel like jelly beans, chocolate bunnies… or chocolate unicorns (as we have shared before) are definitely going to be in your home & your child’s Easter basket. What I want to know is, what have you planned to add to their basket, that isn’t candy? I’m sharing some of our…

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…

Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My first time creating Gnocchi was over a year ago. I was trying to make new & fun dinners that were gluten free. This fall I decided to give my sweet potato Gnocchi recipe a twist and use butternut squash. I’ve been enjoying it so much I wanted to share the recipe with you all….