15 Fun Fall Children’s Books

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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...]

A is for Apple! An Apple Paper Plate Preschool Craft! | Fun Crafts with Mom

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It's fall! I can't believe how fast time is flying! The apples on the trees are getting big and are ready for picking! Sawyer is so excited about going apple picking since they talked about it in his new preschool class! To celebrate I thought we'd make this fun Apple Paper Plate Preschool Craft! Supplies Needed: Red Construction Paper Green Construction Paper Scissors Paper … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We have had a pretty dry spring which is uncommon here in Massachusetts but recently we've had a few long strings of rainy days. I wonder now how we survived the long winter months cooped up inside because just two days in we were climbing the walls. I needed a good umbrella preschool craft for Sawyer. I thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered … [Read more...]

The Mayflower – A Massachusetts State Flower Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We were recently challenged to make our State Flower the Mayflower and participate in a blog hop to Tour the World by Flower with Playground Parkbench and we thought game on! If you don't know the state flower for Massachusetts it is the Mayflower. Here is a photo for your reference: To make the craft you'll just need a few basic craft supplies: white construction paper small star … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [Read more...]

Baby Chicks Paper Plate Craft {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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This fun paper plate craft is super easy for any age level. My oldest was telling me about the baby chicks that the school hatch every year and I thought we could do a fun craft to celebrate them. My boys had a lot of fun making theirs! Supplies Needed: Yellow Paper Plates Yellow Feathers Orange Pipe Cleaners Wiggle Eyes Glue Dots Glue Stick Scissors Orange Cardstock For our … [Read more...]

Teach Your Kids With CHALK Preschool Online Review & Scholarship Giveaway

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It is always so amazing to me how much my kids learn everyday. Kids¬†really are like little sponges and soak up every little thing around them. Halli is 2 years old and is learning dozens of new words a day, and I am always amazed at the things she knows. During those early years of preschool when my kids are so curious I want them to learn as much as they can. Halli loves to learn especially if … [Read more...]

Pirate Treasure Sensory Kit Goody Boxes for Pirate Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We just had Sawyer's 3rd birthday over this past weekend and it was so much fun! This year's theme was a fun pirate party! When it came time to decide on what to make for the goody bag I decided I wanted to do something different this year. We've been having lots of fun with Sensory Kits lately and I wanted to make them for all the kids under 5 attending the party. So we made Pirate Sensory Box as … [Read more...]

The BEST Easy No Cook Play Dough! {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We are on a playdough kick around here, can you tell? That's because it is SO easy to make. It's a no cook playdough too! I've never really been one to let the kids play with playdough inside, and it's has been more of an outdoor play thing but not anymore. This playdough is so soft and easy to manipulate and takes just minutes to make. It doesn't get easier. I make a bulk batch and then the rest … [Read more...]