Even though you may not realize it, divorce or separation will cause your children to go through the same stages of grief that you are experiencing. To the child it is much the same as if there was a death in the family. Each parent or child experiences grief in his or her own way. Using steps as an analogy, […]
I recently had a friend ask me for some tips on how to get started with sensory play. Her son has a motor disorder and the doctors tell her that sensory activities would be good for him, but she isn’t sure where to start. It can be overwhelming. Searching “sensory” on Pinterest will generate a […]
With Easter just around the corner, we have been enjoying all sorts of crafts and activities with eggs! While they’re lots of fun for eating and dying, they can also be the subject of several science experiments. Here are the full instructions for making a glowing, bouncy egg plus lots of other ideas for egg-citing […]
With all the technology in the world at our hands today, it is easy to forget where we came from with games. Pencil and Paper Games is at your service. Many games are listed – including sorts by type and popularity. A dedicated page is available for each game along with instructions. Dots and Boxes […]
Inspired by 19th century art and architecture, here is salt dough mosaic tiles activity to inspire creativity with your kids. Rainbow Salt Dough Recipe 1 cup of salt 1 cup of water 2 cups of flour gel food colorings Mix all of the ingredients, divide the dough in to as many colors as you’d like, […]
Wow. I didn’t realize what went in to making ink. Pretty cool.