Cheap Activities for Kids · Holiday/Seasonal Fun · Sensory Play · St. Patrick's Day

The Cheapest, Simplest Sensory Bin Ever

This St. Patrick’s Day-themed bin was a result of what happens when you need an activity pronto that takes less than a minute or two to set up and will keep toddlers occupied for at least a half hour. I find myself scouring Pinterest and other blogs often for ideas on what we could do… Continue reading The Cheapest, Simplest Sensory Bin Ever

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