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… […]

School Bus Craft

School Bus Craft

Back to school is a theme in my house this week; inspiring this easy School Bus Craft. Perfect for my 3 1/2 year old (er…kindergarten kid – I can’t wrap my head around that milestone!). We used shapes, eye/hand coordination, and guesstimating to create this artwork (great for pre-school and kindergarten aged kids).  I highly recommend […]

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch

vtech Kidizoom SMARTWATCH

Introducing the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch for kids aged 4+ years. It’s a portable, fun-tastic, kid device allowing your kids to become mini-photographers; taking photos and video from the smartest kid watch around. Easy to pack, fun to play, and rechargeable too…you are going to want to get this… About VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch Camera, video, and photo effects (fun frames and […]

Boredom Busters Idea Jar

Boredom Busters Idea Jar

Harry Potter had the sorting hat. Katniss Everdeen had the reaping. I give you the Boredom Busters Idea Jar! This is an activity and plan-for-the-day in one! Kids will love it…and parents will too because it brings an end to the question “Mom…what are we going to do today?…” during school breaks. Whatever boredom buster you […]

How To Kool Aid Dye Hair

How to kool aid dye hair

This is a fun and inexpensive “treat” activity for the big kids in your life. How To Kool Aid Dye Hair was a mega-hit with my big kids (and I must admit…it looks pretty darn cool). And it will just wash out so no worries about it being permanent. So for some streaks under your […]

Father’s Day Gifts For Dad

Father's Day Gifts for Dad

What to give a Dad? I’ve come up with a few Father’s Day Gifts For Dad ideas – small budget to big budget. What do you gift the Dad in your life?… Father’s Day Gifts For Dad Mighty Dads by Joan Holub (a fun book to read with Dad) – Indigo Tim Horton’s Gift card (great […]

Screen Free Travel Activities

Screen free travel activities

Planning a trip en famille? I’m sharing  some of my favourite Screen Free Travel Activities. Why? Because sometimes the screens on the airplane don’t work. Or you run out of batteries. Or you hit a travel glitch and you need to fill in activity time. These 20 Screen Free Travel Activities just might make your […]