7 Activities for the Truck/Car Enthusiast

Asher is a HUGE fan of trucks and cars. We live on a busy road and he loves to sit in the window and watch all the cars go by. He also is super excited about construction equipment. We had an excavator and dump truck come to our house to fix the road this week,Continue reading “7 Activities for the Truck/Car Enthusiast”

4 Waterbead Activities

Waterbeads are my new go to activity! The small ones are ready to play with in 4-6 hours, and the large take 24-36 hours. Watching them grow is definitely interesting. Especially the large ones, they go through multiple stages before they hit their full size. . They are really satisfying to play with, nontoxic, biodegradable,Continue reading “4 Waterbead Activities”

3 Warm Weather Ice Cube Activities

The sun is out, and playing outside has quickly become Asher’s favorite activity. Playing with water is always a hit, but you can easily spice it up with these ice activities. The best thing about doing this outside.. no cleanup! Ice Cube Tansfer Lets start with the easiest. Simply get one bowl of ice cubes,Continue reading “3 Warm Weather Ice Cube Activities”

4 Shaving Cream Activities

Shaving cream is a fun, messy, inexpensive, sensory thing to play with! It is so light and fluffy, and hides things great. It is fun to squish in your hands, scoop, and mix it all up. If your child has sensitive skin, these activities might not be for you. That being said, shaving cream isContinue reading “4 Shaving Cream Activities”

Three Oobleck Activities

Oobleck is such a fun and MESSY activity! So easy to put together only needing 2 ingredients, you are bound to have some messy fun! Why I say yes to mess…. Creating a space to be messy allows your child to have a full sensory experience, and explore their creativity. If Asher wants to smearContinue reading “Three Oobleck Activities”

DIY Cardboard Puzzles

Asher has become a puzzle maniac! So I am always looking for a way to keep his little puzzle brain moving. This project was definitely an effort, but the results were great and it’s an activity we can keep doing over and over. I will probably throw them into a bag and keep them withContinue reading “DIY Cardboard Puzzles”

5 Easy Toddler Busy Bags

What is a busy bag? A busy bag is pre-assembled kids activity, that is easy to set up on the fly. I have found that these are great distractions when we are in the middle of a tantrum, or just gotten an ouchie that is hard to get over. Busy bags are also intended toContinue reading “5 Easy Toddler Busy Bags”

Worlds Best Homemade Play-dough….Seriously!

In my many years as a nanny, I have tested out so many different types of homemade play-dough I could not count them! They are usually fine, but are dry, don’t have the right consistency, or after a couple days end up moldy! Recently a friend of mine sent me a link from Mother CouldContinue reading “Worlds Best Homemade Play-dough….Seriously!”