#WW w linky – Remembrance Day

Coffee Filter Poppy Craft

Lest we forget the those who have fought and those who have lost their lives so that we may have freedom. I created this Remembrance Day Craft as a hands on activity for kids for Remembrance Day. What activities are you doing for Remembrance Day?… As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most […]

Toddler Music Ideas

toddler music ideas

DIY with Toddler Music Ideas. Here are 6 Toddler Music Ideas using stuff you already have around your home or classroom. These are great ways to introduce music to little kids. Also, a great way to teach beats,  quiet/loud and start/stop…. 6 Toddler Music Ideas A pot and a wooden spoon. Classic. Tap the inside […]

Remembrance Day Craft

Remembrance Day Craft

This easy Remembrance Day Craft is a great activity for kids. You can make this Coffee Filter Poppy using supplies you already have around your home or classroom. It also helps kids learn about watercolours, colour blending, and action/reaction. This craft is great for pre-school/kindergarten aged kids all the way up to older kids. Remembrance Day […]

List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers

List of Canadian Children's Book Publishers

When I published my first book Boredom Busters, I did extensive research into who in Canada publishes children’s books.  I have compiled a List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers here as a go-to resource for anyone wanted to pitch, query, and/or submit a manuscript to a Canadian publisher… List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers Aside: I […]

Milk Jug Ghosts Craft

Milk Jug Ghosts Craft

This Milk Jug Ghosts Craft is an easy alternative to carving a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern for Halloween. It encourages recycling by re-purposing a milk jug. It’s also really inexpensive. BONUS: no worries about leaving a lit candle on your front porch as this Milk Jug Ghosts Craft uses a battery powered candle (or you […]

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Getting and giving holiday cards is one of my favourite holiday traditions. And yes – paper form and by mail please (I have an explanation about this below). Time to order your cards and this Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway will make holiday card giving a whole lot easier… So why send paper holiday cards? I […]

10 Crafts For Kids

10 Crafts For Kids

I love to bust kid boredom with crafts (keeps them busy and off screens n’est pas?!). Here is a round-up of 10 Crafts For Kids which will keep kids busy.  Each of these 10 Crafts For Kids is  inexpensive and encourages recycling things around the house. See my notes below on age recommendations…   Shameless plug: My […]

10 Ideas to Take Your Family Outside

biking

There is nothing quite like a gorgeous Fall day when the sun is shining and the leaves falling from the trees are every shade of red, yellow and orange. Even though the temperatures are also falling, this time of year is the perfect opportunity to take your family outside and make some lasting memories! 10 […]

Ghost Footprints – Halloween Crafts

Ghost Footprints Halloween Crafts

A great activity to do at home or in a classroom – these Ghost Footprints – Halloween Crafts are unique, inexpensive, and a great way to decorate for Halloween. My kindergarten kid LOVED this activity… Ghost Footprints You will need: Orange and black construction paper White (washable) craft paint black marker paper plate paint brush […]

Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas

Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas

’tis the season to start thinking Halloween Costume Ideas. In my house, as the kids get older – the more they expect out of a Halloween Costume (it actually gets a little competitive in class – to be the most unique, the funniest, the coolest). Here are my ideas for some Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas… […]