Activities

Teacher Gift: Gingerbread Animal Crackers

December 15, 2014 by Heather
This time of year calls for teacher gifts. You can go on Pinterest and find a bunch of really complicated gifts that will give you a headache, or y...

Teacher Gift: Cookies and Cream Bark

December 08, 2014 by Heather
This time of year calls for teacher gifts. You can go on Pinterest and find a bunch of really complicated gifts that will give you a headache, or y...

Lunchbox Treat: Banana Wheat Germ Muffins

December 02, 2014 by Heather
*Adapted from Weelicious* My kids love banana bread but it’s got tons of butter and sugar. This recipe has a huge amount of wheat germ, which has m...

Painting Cookies with Edible Paint

November 25, 2014 by Heather
Mix up your own edible paint and use sugar cookies as your canvas! This is a great activity for those long breaks from school in November and Decem...

Thanksgiving Craft: Felt Leaf Barrettes

November 24, 2014 by Heather
My daughter loves to help. She loves to unfold the laundry while I’m folding it, whisk so vigorously that half the flour flies out of the bowl, and...

Kids' Thanksgiving Dessert: Mini Caramel Apples

November 19, 2014 by Heather
I don’t know what your kids are like, but mine are as likely to eat a beetle as pumpkin pie. Most Thanksgiving desserts are just not kid-friendly. ...

Lunchbox Treat: DIY Fruit Snacks

November 10, 2014 by Heather
I love to offer my kids snacks that I can feel good about giving them. One of the ways I do this is by taking snacks that are traditionally boxed a...

The Best Kind of Spiders

October 27, 2014 by Heather
Let's be honest, there aren't any good kinds of spiders, but we are going to try and change that with this great activity, that is also a snack whi...

Apple Pumpkin Prints

October 22, 2014 by Heather
Painting with brushes is great and all, but using household items as stamps to make prints is a fun new twist and your kids can add to your holiday...

Pumpkin French Toast Sticks

October 20, 2014 by Heather
Breakfast can end up as a battle zone for us because my son would be thrilled to eat sourdough toast slathered in strawberry jam daily. Or pancakes...