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

Crafts · Easter · Easy DIY Projects · Holiday/Seasonal Fun

DIY: Upcycled Baby Blanket Bunnies

“Free” might be my favorite word when it comes to activities and toys for my 20 month-old toddler twins. They seem to enjoy the free things in our house more than the toys that cost money. Not only that, but I’m really into making things for them that are sentimental – that they can keep… Continue reading DIY: Upcycled Baby Blanket Bunnies

Holiday/Seasonal Fun · Valentine's Day · Winter

Simple Sight Word Valentines

I’ve had a lovely weekend with the twins. They’ve been in fantastic moods. They’ve been up for whatever I’ve wanted to do with them. And, their mealtime meltdowns have decreased significantly. I can’t believe it – in reflection, the majority of the issues we were having with both of them (but especially B) involved food. I’ve… Continue reading Simple Sight Word Valentines