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DIY Father's Day gift idea~ Let kids paint a picture of them with their daddy for a perfect gift from kids of any age!

Father’s Day Art Project

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Simple Green. All opinions are my own. Father’s Day is coming up and that means finding the perfect gift for dads. I don’t know about you, but that can be tricky in our house. Dad is such a laid back guy who doesn’t seek material gifts…but…

This list makes is super easy to plan summer playdates! Great option to get the kids together with their friends over summer.

Summer Playdate Ideas

Who’s excited about summer?!? Summer is right around the corner and lots of people are already planning their summer activity lists. Do you have any special plans for the summer? I know we’ll be planning playdates and having friends over all summer long! Do you plan summer playdates for your kids? When school is out,…

Get messy with your kids in this Mommy and Me Muddy Playdate!

Mommy and Me Muddy Playdate

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Simple Green. All opinions are my own. MUD Have you ever heard the phrase that boys are noise with dirt on them? Ya, that almost describes my boys….but it would be more accurate to say they are noise with MUD on them. They are always in…

How to host a STEAM playdate or (preschool co-cop) day!

How to Host a S.T.E.A.M. Playdate

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore Learning and am compensated for my work. I receive product free of charge, but all my thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. The sweepstsakes prize is provided to the winner free of charge from Lakeshore Learning. Are you familiar with S.T.E.A.M education? Education has come a long…

Play food and foil- this is great fine motor work for preschoolers! Great idea to add to the play kitchen as well.

Play Food and Foil Fine Motor Activity

Do you use foil in preschool activities? Foil has been a staple in our activity repertoire since we first introduced it three years ago in this Foil and Toys fine motor activity. Foil is an amazing sensory supply because it is so crunchy and provides lots of sensory feedback (auditory, tactile, and even visual stimulation). Crunching…

FREE printable playdate cards for moms! These would be super convenient on the playground!

10 Must-Know Tips for the Best Playdates!

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Simple Green. All opinions are my own. Playdates are kind of my thing. Being a stay at home mom, mommy group leader, and preschool co-op coordinator, I’ve hosted a fair share of playdates in my life. From the simple “Why don’t you come over and our…

How to Start an Awesome Mommy Group

Mommy Groups are Awesome I know not everyone has the same sentiments, but I love Mommy Groups. I love meeting up with other moms and watching our kids play together. I love being able to talk about things other than Minecraft and Legos all day. And most of all, I love the friendships that my kids…

A Guide for Making Mom Friends

Here’s the scene: You venture to the park with your sweet little munchkins and plop down on a bench to supervise their playground antics.  Out of the corner of your eye you notice another mom near the swings. She has children around the same age as yours. She has the same laid-back mommy style as you…

Make simple puzzles from cereal boxes! This is a great morning activity for preschoolers and toddlers!

Cereal Box Puzzles

Want to hear something terrible?!? Our area does not have a recycling plant!! (insert shocked face emoji here). Every time I have to throw our cardboard, plastics, and paper into the trash bin, I die just a little bit. Dramatics aside, I am seriously so sad by this. I have always done my best to…