Honey Bee Activities and Books for Kids

Learn about honey bees with these activities, books and fun facts!Today we are traveling the country with Charlie, who is the star of a great Search & Find book series titled Travels with Charlie. This virtual road trip was organized by...
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25 Books for Your Backpack: Nature & Field Guides for Kids

May 12th - 18th is Children's Book Week so of course I thought we should celebrate with a new booklist -- a slew of great ones that encourage the kids to get outside & explore nature this summer!  Once the kids finish school, put ...
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Brilliant Ways to Take Art Outdoors

  Today we are focused on ways to Discover & Explore Art! Art is as much about the process as it is the product -- in fact, sometimes it's all about the process for kids.  Being able to create with different mediums and mate...
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8 Awesome Ocean Animal Books & Crafts

We're gearing up for our annual family vacation and this year we are heading for the coast and hoping to see some ocean animals!  Woohoo!  Being from the dead middle of the U.S. means that we're all pretty excited about spending...
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5 Ways to Unplug & Connect over a Family Dinner

If you ever come to my house for dinner (and please know you're always invited -- I make a killer lasagna!), I have a few rules that everyone has to follow -- no phone, texts or tv during the meal. One bite of the lasagna and you really won...
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Handmade Mother's Day Cards

  With Mother's Day right around the corner and some wonderful ideas from last week's Discover & Explore linky, I thought I would share some easy and beautiful ideas for Mother's Day cards. These would be great for Mom or Grandma...
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Win a New Smartphone & Learn How to Save with Sprint's Framily Plan

  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. So who wants to win a smartphone today?! I see your hand i...
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Teaching Kids to Clean: Adventures in the Laundry Room

This post brought to you by Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator. All opinions are 100% mine.   This is the second part of our 'Teaching Kids to Clean' series.  First, we tackled all the dirty details on getting kids to vacuum.&nb...
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Marvelous Books for Mother's Day

Today we're celebrating all things Mom.  Mother's Day is a time when kids express how much they appreciate all the things Moms do for them all year round.  Homemade cards for Mom, hand-picked flowers and maybe even breakfast in b...
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6 Wonderful Weather Apps for Kids

  Tell me if this sound familiar to you -- Me:  You’re not wearing that to school?! Kid:  Mom, you said it was going to get warm. Me (as I pull a jacket from the closet):  Yes, GOING to get – it’s still 40 righ...
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Going Green: Books & Websites to Inspire Kids

Some of the newest lessons for this generation include learning about the environment, ecology and how our behaviors impact the world around us.  Earth Day is a yearly celebration that reminds us to revisit how we treat the Earth.&n...
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Create Your Own Nature Journal for Kids {with free printable outdoor activities!}

Create a DIY Nature Journal with free printable activities!Lately, I've discovered some really amazing nature printables and worksheets this year for our nature journal activities!  Really super awesome stuff! But you know how it ...
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Books & Activities that Explore Plants and Seeds

  My daughter was in her first play this past weekend (she was a swan with a beautiful costume).  And as is the custom with many performances, we brought her flowers on her first night.  They were pink, deep purple and oran...
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12 Learning Activities using Cars, Boats & Trains

  One of the best ways for kids to learn is through play!  And you can easily introduce some formal learning (such as math and science) by using everyday play things. In our house, the kids are always more likely to practice mat...
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Teaching Kids to Clean: Adventures in Vacuuming

  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.  As always, we only share items th...
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