Category: Toddler

  • Dyed Rice for Sensory Play, Art, and More

    Dyed Rice for Sensory Play, Art, and More

    Whether you’re looking for a fun playgroup or party activity for a group of youngsters or want to try something like this with your own special tyke, dyed rice is easy to make, fun to play with, and versatile for a number of activities and stages.  I’ve used it for sensory bins, I-Spy jars, art […]

  • Constellation Craft

    Constellation Craft

    Whether you’re trying to entertain dozens of toddlers at a celestial-themed birthday party, stimulate a lazy afternoon, or entertain kiddos for a late night like New Year’s Eve, this craft is educational, artistic, and yummy!!!  It can also be modified for just about any age and stage.  For instance, when catering to a large group, […]

  • Easy and Lasting Play-Doh

    Easy and Lasting Play-Doh

    What I Used: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup water 1 Tbsp vegetable oil Coloring (8-10 drops of liquid food coloring or gel coloring) Optional: glitter (1)  Combine all of the ingredients (except the optional glitter) in a medium saucepan. (2)  Stir over medium heat.  When the ingredients […]

  • Busy Bags and Boxes

    Busy Bags and Boxes

    Here is a round-up of my favorite busy bags and boxes.  They were extremely easy to put together and very inexpensive (all hail, Dollar Store).  They have also bought me countless hours of independent play from my toddler-preschooler. I’ve included links to tutorials and printables where applicable.  Basically, I bought 90% of my materials at […]

  • Call Me “Princess Mommy”

    Call Me “Princess Mommy”

    It may sound far-fetched, but bear with me.  My three-year-old, who is tiara-deep in her princess phase, informed me the other day that I was just like a princess.  When pressed, she explained that I cook, clean, and take care of people just like Snow White and Cinderella.  She also was quick to clarify that […]