Tag: preschool

How to Be an Everyday Princess

How to Be an Everyday Princess

Everyday princesses go on adventures, try new things, learn life skills, read lots of books and practice being respectful and kind. Here are some important things we teach our girls about being an everyday princess.

Trolls Inspired Kids Toys & Sensory Activities

Trolls Inspired Kids Toys & Sensory Activities

If you have young kids then you know that kids like to stay super active. I’m excited to share a fun new Netflix show and a few glitter-inspired kids activities!

Creative Homeschool Science Projects for Kids

Creative Homeschool Science Projects for Kids

Teaching science to kids can be creative and fun! It’s easy to make school at home interesting and interactive to inspire a love for learning. I am not a natural teacher; I am super crafty, kind of disorganized and I go with the flow but I find ways to enforce my kids’ daily routine and make our homeschool schedule work. My oldest child is in kindergarten this year and she’s been learning how to write her letters, do basic math and explore simple scientific principles. We love doing experiments with color and learning about the 5 senses! Here are a few projects we’ve enjoyed to mix up our daily homeschool routine.
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

My Top Tips For Stress Free Potty Training

My Top Tips For Stress Free Potty Training

Our family reached a big milestone this past month. My first born is now completely potty trained! Third time is the charm, and after my previous 2 failed attempts here are 5 tips I learned that made all the difference.

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teaching young kids unselfish habits is so helpful to make daily routines go smoothly. When I give my kids special jobs throughout our day, it’s easier for them to stay on task, be respectful and have fun at the same time!

Fun Stuff For Active Kids! Animal Blankets, Glitter Slime & More

Fun Stuff For Active Kids! Animal Blankets, Glitter Slime & More

My kids love running around and playing in the yard. My girls also love crafting, designing their own art, painting their nails, making blanket forts, and helping me cook dinner or bake cookies. When I shop for kids’ gifts, IΒ try to find things that are fun but also encourage my kids to burn off energy or be creative! Here are some fun fall kids activities, gift ideas and ways to make the shortened fall days a little more interesting.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Interactive Activities for Stir-Crazy Kiddos

Interactive Activities for Stir-Crazy Kiddos

Stuck inside? Colder weather or rainy days often create lots of opportunities for creative activities and imaginative play. We love to create a DIY sensory bin, design kid-friendly art, and practice learning new skills through play.

5 Ways Kids Can Learn Through Play

5 Ways Kids Can Learn Through Play

School doesn’t have to be boring! I find my kids learn faster when they are having fun and doing activities they enjoy. I try to mix up our preschool activities so learning is fun! Here are a few ways my kids learn through play.

Indoor & Outdoor Play for Little Monkeys

Indoor & Outdoor Play for Little Monkeys

A large part of my job as a mom involves keeping my kids entertained with an indoor kids activity. Our family routine includes preschool in the morning and the kids color and write in their phonics workbooks. Other times we have a tea party or play out in the yard. Often my kids want to play on our swing set but it’s rainy or cold outside. A simple indoor kids activity can help my kids burn off energy, explore their creativity, or enjoy sibling playtime inside the house without feeling too confined.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

It’s easy to encourage kids to enjoy art by regularly planning kid-friendly creative projects. Make a beautiful butterfly sun catcher, mix play dough to create new colors, and let your kids design their own seasonal art projects!

Survival Tips for Going Back to School

Survival Tips for Going Back to School

Are your kids going back to school? I remember as a kid missing the end of summer days and also feeling excited about buying new school supplies and jumping back into structured days. Here are some basic survival tips for making the school schedule transition a little easier.

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

DIY slime seems to be fairly popular for kid’s sensory activities. What’s not to love? It’s squishy and colorful, and you can mix it up using ingredients you have at home and watch the magical chemistry transformation take place. We’ve made our share of glitter slime combinations. Here are some fun glitter slime recipes to inspire your kids’ next science project.
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Colorful Afternoon Ideas for Kids

Colorful Afternoon Ideas for Kids

My girls love crafting, creating things and color. Here are some fun kid-friendly crafts and activities for creative afternoons and independent play time, featuring butterfly sun catchers, Lottie Dolls, and more!

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Pom poms are a fun, basic toy for kids to play and learn with. No matter what age your child is, pom poms can be used for many fun interactive and educational activities!

5 Simple Kids’ Routine Ideas

5 Simple Kids’ Routine Ideas

Transitioning from caring for a baby to engaging with young kids can be a hard change. I’m a stay-at-home mom with three kids under the age of 5 and I often struggle to come up with ideas about how to entertain my kids and teach them new things. I’ve found simple routines are helpful to schedule your day so kids know what to expect when they wake up. Just like babies have a feeding and napping schedule, kids benefit from routines for eating, playing, learning how to sit still, practicing following directions, and growing their attention spans. I’m excited to share my family routine tips that help create happier days.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.