Turkey Handprint Thanksgiving Craft Card {Fun Crafts with Mom}

Somehow I realize I've never done a since craft for Thanksgiving. My kids always seem to do a lot of crafts at school around the holiday so I've always skipped them. One I've always wanted to try is this turkey handprint. I've seen it around socially¬† and always thought it was super cute! Check out how to make our fun Turkey Handprint Thanksgiving Craft Card! SUPPLIES NEEDED: tempera … [Read more...]

25 Must-Have Halloween Children’s Books

I love Halloween and I love celebrating it family style! My favorite books to read out loud are fun, colorful Halloween books! We've been working on building our book collection and many of these are on our shelf and the rest are on our want list! I'd thought I'd share with you our 25 Must-Have Halloween Children's Books! Halloween Hustle Hardcover In the dark, a funky beat. Something white … [Read more...]

Halloween Spider Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids {Fun Crafts with Mom}

  I can't believe Halloween is less than a week away now! Over the weekend we did a lot of sight-seeing in our area as New England is having one of the prettiest autumn's I can remember. A the end of it all we came home and carved pumpkins and made this Halloween Spider Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black Tempera Paint School Glue Thin Wooden Craft Sticks (20 … [Read more...]

Learning Fun With Tiggly Toys and Apps

I love it when I can find my kids new toys that they think are super fun, and are also educational. It is especially a treat for them if they can play on my iPad. For Halli we use the iPad mostly for educational games. Tablets can be such a great teaching tool!  Tiggly toys are amazing interactive toys that work with most tablets that help teach your kids. There are 3 … [Read more...]

15 Great Halloween Board Books

The first thing that comes out each holiday is our stash of movies and books. They are always packed right on top and the kids enjoy seeing their favorite characters celebrating just like they are. Sawyer's still enjoying all his Halloween Board Books that we've accumulated over the last few years and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey's Halloween … [Read more...]

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins {Fun Crafts with Mom}

I'm so excited it's officially October! It means I can finally pull out all the Halloween decorations and start to get festive for the string of upcoming holidays! I thought I'd have the boys make these Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins to get them excited too! Making these are pretty simple and don't many supplies. You probably have most of them on hand already. SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Spiders {Fun Crafts with Mom}

It's almost Halloween and I can't wait! It's such a fun time of year for me and the kids and I make sure to enjoy all of October to celebrate! The boys and I made these cute Paper Plate Spiders to get them in the Halloween spirit! SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black paper plates (I used large and small plates) Black chenille stems Scissors or wire cutters Hole punch Glue stick Wiggly eyes … [Read more...]

15 Fun Fall Children’s Books

It's now officially fall and I've pulled out the sweaters and hoodies. The leaves have begun to change color and fall from the trees and we're lining our schedules with corn mazes and pumpkin patches and these fall children's books are perfect for this time of year! Leaf Jumpers Paperback / Hardcover Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Children’s Books

Tomorrow I'm heading to our first pumpkin patch of the year and I'm so excited! My favorite photos of the boys every year come from the pumpkin fields so to get Sawyer ready we've been reading lots of Pumpkin Children's Books! He doesn't really remember prior years so the books have been pretty helpful! Some of the older books have been great for Gavin to read to him and tell him his past memories … [Read more...]