Category Archives: kids

Paint Trickle Pumpkins

So. If you have been following on my Facebook page, you know that it’s been living-without-power-mania here.  Our surrounding area (Philadelphia suburbs) has been ravaged by Hurricane Sandy.  The destruction is everywhere – mostly in the form of extreme wind … Continue reading

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Birthday Balloon Wake-Up Call

Another idea I gleaned from one of MANY Pinterest posts… fill your kid’s room with balloons on the eve of her birthday as she sleeps.  Imagine the excitement when she wakes up and sees the balloon wonderland! Bob and I … Continue reading

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Positive Reinforcement with Good Bucks

After years in the classroom, using positive reinforcement as a behavior management technique is pretty much second nature to me. I like to “catch” Lily being good and reinforce when she is making a good choice. With that thought in … Continue reading

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Easy Sorting, Counting, Graphing Activity with Smarties + Giveaway Winners

I loved reading all of your comments on my Smarties back to school gift post! We had our excitement this morning when the “welcome” letter from Lily Bean’s preschool arrived in the mail.  We sat down together and read through … Continue reading

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Olympics for Kids – Craft and Activity Ideas

Our house is PUMPED for the upcoming 2012 Summer Games in London.  My favorite part of any Olympics is the opening games, followed by a bunch of the actual events, including gymnastics and equestrian competitions. Be sure to check out … Continue reading

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