25 Days of Christmas Books for Kids {Countdown Christmas Advent}

This year we started a new tradition! We are celebrating Christmas with all our favorite holiday books! We've taken 25 Christmas Books for Kids to read throughout the month to celebrate! It's a great opportunity to bring the family together and share the company of a good book. In the past years I've seen some parents talking about how they wrap books and every night they unwrap one and … [Read more...]

Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin Using Rainbow Rice {Fun Crafts with Mom}

The weather has changed and we've shifted from playing outside for hours on end to only short periods for play. I keep screen time very limited around here so keeping the boys occupied is key so they don't end up bored. It's been awhile since I made a new sensory bin so we thought we'd make one that was Christmas themed. Here's our Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin: SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

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...]

Kids Have Healthy Smiles With Orajel™ Kids {PLUS 5 Toddler Teeth Brushing Tips & Orajel™ Smilestones Photo Sweepstakes}

It is no secret that I love taking pictures of my kiddos. I really want to remember their sweet smiles and faces at every age. I love capturing all the fun holiday moments, candid moments, and day-to-day life. They are already growing up so fast and I don't want to every forget what they were like as babies, toddlers, and school aged kids. I will probably be that mom that takes a million pictures … [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...]