Cheap Activities for Kids · Holiday/Seasonal Fun · Sensory Play · Valentine's Day

Coloring Rice for Sensory Play

With today’s snow day (our 4th snow day in the past few weeks!), I gave the twins yet one more sensory play opportunity. I’ve been dying to see how the 18 month olds would do with rice, and since we’ve recently played in sensory bins filled with water, potato flakes, snow, and dried beans, this… Continue reading Coloring Rice for Sensory Play

Cheap Activities for Kids · Holiday/Seasonal Fun · Sensory Play · Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Soup

Another day at home by myself with the twins; another reason to find an enjoyable, affordable sensory activity. I’m starting to take a real interest in finding good ideas online and either copying them exactly or altering them a bit to make it work for my kids. I also love the process of picture-taking and… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Soup

Cheap Activities for Kids · Holiday/Seasonal Fun · Montessori-Inspired · St. Patrick's Day · Uncategorized

St. Patrick’s Day Tot Trays

One of my new loves is the tot tray. I recently tried using tot trays in our home for the first time, and I love so many things about them: the simplicity of the activities (which usually = cheap!), the ease of setup/cleanup, the educational aspects to them, and the (eventual) responsibility the twins will have… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Tot Trays