Fun Ways for your Kids to Stay Cool and Enjoy the Summer Months

Summer can be summed up in three little letters…H-O-T. Depending on where you live, the weather temperatures may be in the triple digits! Anything above 90 degrees can almost seem as though it’s unbearable to get outside and enjoy everything that there is to offer. You aren’t alone in those thoughts or feelings…trust me. The hard part is knowing that you can get outdoors and enjoy nature, even when those temps are soaring through the roof. If you are looking for a few fun ways for your kids to stay cool and enjoy being outdoors during the summer months, here Continue Reading...

Kids Summer Craft Idea – Paper Flower Garden

If you are looking for a kids summer craft idea that they are certain to love, this Paper Flower Garden craft is an absolute must! To be honest, there are so many reasons that I love this craft. First off, I love the fact that the directions are step by step and extremely user-friendly. It’s a craft that I can choose to do together with my children, or let them try on their own since the steps are so guided. And the other reason that I love this Paper Flower Garden craft? It’s the perfect way to have beautiful flowers Continue Reading...

Patriotic Cookies

With the season of fireworks right around the corner, what a perfect time to give this recipe for Patriotic Cookies a try! While they may not have the loud factor of the true fireworks, they will definitely have the “wow” factor for anyone who takes a bite. What I love most about this recipe is that it is made with cream cheese. It’s just one of those ingredients that take these cookies from good to great. And don’t take my word on it. Ask any of my kids as well! They’ll be happy to tell you how much they love Continue Reading...

Red White and Blue Desserts – Firecracker Jello Cups

With the 4th of July holiday right around the corner, it’s time to start gathering up your favorite red, white, and blue dessert recipes. And if you happen to be in the market for a new one, I’ve got the perfect 4th of July recipe for you! Get ready to give your taste buds a true treat with these Firecracker Jello Cups. Trust me when I say that this recipe is a hit every time I make it. And while it looks like it’s complicated to make, it’s truly not! In fact, it’s one of the easiest recipes out there! Continue Reading...

4th Of July Desserts ~ Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches

Is there any better way to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday than with some amazing 4th of July desserts? These Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches are certain to steal the show! And honestly, what I love most about these super simple brownies is that they are completely easy and fail-proof. You don’t have to worry about any Pinterest fails with this 4th of July dessert recipe! While the 4th of July celebrations in the past may have focused on the fireworks at the end of the night, trust me when I say that these Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches will be the Continue Reading...

Easy DIY Christmas Crafts For Kids

Every year I work with the kids to make some easy DIY Christmas crafts for kids but one of our favorite things to make are Christmas ornaments. We hand them out to family and hand some on our tree every year. When we decorate the tree every year, it is so fun to talk about the memories made making each of them. They also make perfect gifts for family, we have so many DIY ornament crafts hanging on our tree I love it! I have been working on putting together some cute Christmas crafts for kids to share with you. Continue Reading...

Easy Fall Craft Idea For Kids

Once the weather gets cold around here we tend to stay inside the house more than normal.  That means that I need to find different crafts and activities to keep the kids busy. One thing we love to do on a rainy day is a fun fall craft idea for kids. I just love the craft ideas and supplies that Oriental Trading Company offers. NOTE: We were provided with the products to write this post from Oriental Trading Company. As their blog ambassador, we share ideas we love with our readers to let them see the great products they offer. We Continue Reading...

Fun and Cheap Summer Activities To Keep Kids Busy

During the summer our homeschool schedule looks different from the regular school year. We don’t do all of our studies, but we do some of them. We also add in a bunch of fun activities on most days of the week to keep things fun and learn in a more “unconventional” way. Here is a look at some of the fun summer activities we will be doing this summer. What Our Summer Schedule Will Look Like I usually do certain activities on certain days during the summer. For example “What’s Cooking Wednesday” we would make something together. With me watching Continue Reading...

20+ Free Summer Coloring Pages Kids Will Love

We all know the dreaded words from kids during the summer of “I’m Bored”. The first time or two isn’t that bad, after the 50th time, things can get a little redundant. This is part of the reason we have decided to homeschool our kids year round. During the summer months we don’t do a full day of school but do a shortened day. We also make sure to have plenty of outside time for the kids and other fun activities. Since ultimately summer is right around the corner and many kids already being out of school for the year. Continue Reading...

FREE Educational Spring Printable Pack For Pre-K-2nd Grade

With spring in full effect around here, I decided it was time to share some fun educational printable I created for you to use with your kids. This FREE educational spring printable pack is meant for kids in Pre-K – 2nd grade. It contains 24 pages of fun learning for kids of different ages. I mean who doesn’t love free printable right? Even better there is no strings attached, not sign up required, just click on the link to download it’s that simple! These printables would be a great way to keep your younger kiddos busy while you work on Continue Reading...

50+ Awesome, Quick, and Easy Kids Craft Ideas For Fall

I simply cannot believe that summer is just about done. It amazes me how fast summer goes by every year, it seems to go by faster then any other season. Maybe it’s because of the warm weather, late nights, bonfires, beach trips, swimming, sleepovers with cousins and neighbors, festivals, and all the other fun that happens most during this great season. During the summer our house is filled with at least 1 extra kiddo at least every day and often nights, but usually multiple extra kids. Our house tends to be the neighborhood hang out, but I’m just fine with Continue Reading...

Fun Rainbow Healthy Snack Idea For Kids

Last month in our Mother Goose Time curriculum we have been learning about bubbles, boats, and floats. During our last week of this theme we learned all about rainbows. We started out our theme learning a song called “Make A Rainbow” sung to the tune “Frere Jacques.” Every day is started out using a song. This on like the others had hand motions to go with the song, which really gets the kids into the song as well as our theme for the day. Rainbow Dancer One of the fun activities we did while learning about rainbows was to make Continue Reading...