Nature Paint Brushes

Nature Paint Brushes

Izzy and I made Nature Paint Brushes and what a blast we had! This activity is a great way to explore the outdoors. During this activity your child is working on gross motor, fine motor, hand eye coordination, and cognitive development. Step 1 Go outside 

Easy Ways to Clean & Sanitize Your Floors This Spring & Summer

Easy Ways to Clean & Sanitize Your Floors This Spring & Summer

Between having dogs and a child the floors can get so dirty. I can only imagine the germs we can’t see! My husband and I have a love/hate with spring. We truly dread the mud and dirt that comes with spring because it means extra 

My First Garden & Some Important Things I Learned

My First Garden & Some Important Things I Learned

Those of you that follow us on social media know we moved back to Maine from GA in 2019. That spring we moved into our home, however the yard wasn’t completed until mid July. Basically the builder came back and finished the back patio and 

5 Indoor Rainy Day Activities that are Developmentally Beneficial

5 Indoor Rainy Day Activities that are Developmentally Beneficial

Painting with a Purpose Teach your children about different types of art. Look on the internet or in books & discover different styles of art together. Discuss the artists that created the art. Now ask your child which style of art they want to try. 

Fall Solar Print Art Activity

Fall Solar Print Art Activity

Izzy and I had such a blast this summer making solar art. So naturally I brought it back for the fall. For this activity you will need to purchase solar print paper & I linked some below for you. I also linked some fun craft 

Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts

We love scavenger hunts. They are great for all ages & you can incorporate so much learning while exploring! We enjoy printing out our scavenger hunts & laminating them so we can use them over and over. I’ve linked some lamination paper we enjoy using 

Insect & Arachnid Outside Scavenger Hunt

Insect & Arachnid Outside Scavenger Hunt

We love scavenger hunts. They are great for all ages & you can incorporate so much learning while exploring! I specifically made this scavenger hunt to go along with our Insect & Arachnid themed learning activities. We enjoy printing out our scavenger hunts & laminating 

Butterfly Anatomy Activities

Butterfly Anatomy Activities

Activity 1 Print out and discuss the anatomy of a butterfly with your child. Allow them to color the parts as you name them. For younger children, have them practice writing the letters for the word butterfly. Say each letter and say the letter sound(s) 

Rainy Day, Flower Pot Craft

Rainy Day, Flower Pot Craft

It’s been pretty rainy the past few weeks. Izzy said, “Do you know what we need to do? We need to brighten up the house with some beautiful flowers!” I told her that was a great idea and thus our little craft was born. I 

Color Scavenger Hunt

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