Do you enjoy finger painting with your toddlers? There's good reason to take away the brushes and let kids paint with their hands! Read more on the blog!

Finger Painting with Toddlers

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore and am compensated for my work. I received product free of charge, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% mine. The sweepstakes prize is provided for the winner free of charge from Lakeshore. Do you let your kids venture into the land of finger painting? Many parents are…

How to host a painting party for toddlers! Great mommy and me playgroup idea.

How to Host a Painting Party With Toddlers

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. When I made the decision to become a stay at home mom, I had two big questions: What in the world would…

Create an Art Cart to store art supplies in a small space!

Art Cart – Storage for Small Spaces

Welcome Friends! Did you just pop over from the tour of our Art Corner? I hope you left that post with some inspiring ideas on how to set up your own art corner for your preschoolers! So many people have been asking questions about our art cart, its contents, and how we use it that…

How to set up a preschool art center in tight spaces

How to Set Up an Art Center in Tight Spaces

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore and am compensated for my work. I received product free of charge, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% mine. The sweepstakes prize is provided for the winner free of charge from Lakeshore. Do you have a sprawling homeschool room with space enough for an art center, literacy…

Back to School Name Recognition Activity | Preschool art and fine motor project

Back to School Name Recognition Activity

When I was a teacher Ticonderoga pencils were the top-of-the line, most coveted pencil around. They didn’t break while sharpening and they left a smooth line across the paper when writing. I would be so sad when I saw students coming into the classroom with anything less than a Ticonderoga, so I always stocked up…

Preschool fall art project- Crayon resist apple painting. LOVE the apple label added right on the painting!

Preschool Apple Art

Do you have a favorite apple? Maybe you like bright green granny smiths or juicy red delicious…I’m a pink lady  or honeycrisp lover or myself (hubby and kids prefer gala, though). Today’s preschool art project was actually inspired by our apple snack (did you notice we kept the apple’s labels to add to the art above?)…

Invite kids to paint the starry night sky with this simple process art activity!

Invitation to Paint the Night Sky

  This was one of those impromptu ideas that came out beautifully. If you’ve been following the blog, You’ve seen that we made these Planet Sun Catchers for Pre-K Pages, then we studies constellations with our Marshmallow Constellation Activity, and today (more specifically, this morning) I came up with the idea to paint the night…

The Mixed-Up Chameleon Paint Mixing Activity

This post contains affiliate links If you have a child, you probably know who Eric Carle is. I mean, besides Dr. Seuss, he’s one of the most well-known children’s authors! And if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably read The Very Hungry Caterpillar more times than you can count, too. We finally took a break…

Taste safe baby paint- I cannot handle how perfect this is!

Taste Safe Baby Paint

Oh goodness gracious- those rolls! That paint! I cannot handle how sweet this baby painting session was! (insert heart-eyed emojis here <3 <3) This post contains affiliate links So the other day I received the book The Toddler Journey from author Angela Thayer. I’m honored to be able to review the book for her and I…

DIY Matryoshka Dolls (Russian nesting dolls). I like the modern and playful look of these ones!

DIY Matryoshka Dolls

This post contains affiliate links One of my hobbies is to go thrifting and antiquing (anyone with me?!?). On one trip I found a vintage set of Matryoshka dolls that I fell in love with! They came home with me and my kids fell in love with them too…not so good. They were slightly rough…