The holidays are great, but after a few days off of school, the kids can go stir crazy and the days can get long! If you live where it's cold and with less sun during the day, you know this to be especially true! This winter break, don't worry about how to keep the kids busy. I've got you covered with these 10 fun activities for winter break. These activities will not only keep them busy but also learning! I love to find inexpensive ways to keep kids busy. Sure, you could go to the … [Read more...]
The Ultimate Fort Builder for Kids
Disclosure: I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore and am compensated for my work. I received the product free of charge, but as always, all my thoughts and opinions are 100% mine. Winter is coming, which means more time spent indoors at our house! I'm always trying to come up with ways to keep my kids busy, that don't involve screens. I'm so excited to share with you the Ultimate Fort Builder! This would make a wonderful gift this holiday season. Make sure to read to the end because I'm … [Read more...]
Winter is the time of year where we spend more time indoors in the Midwest! Yes, we love to play in the snow and go sledding, but we do have a lot of bitterly cold days where we need indoor activities. We love to make slime on those days! I'm excited to share my favorite winter slime recipe with you. It's super easy to make and your kids will love it! Materials for Winter Slime One 6oz bottle Elmer’s Clear Glue 1/4 to 1/2 cup warm water, as needed 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2-3 … [Read more...]
Playing with Snow Indoors!
Oh the weather outside is frightful....but for some reason we're loving it!! We had a snowstorm blow in last night and it's the first blizzard in a long time. I'm sure it's the first one for Wes and the first one Troy remembers. Of course they wanted to play outside first thing in the morning, but this mama was not up for it at 6am! So for now, we'll stay cozy and warm indoors. My cousin, Liz, told me her kids enjoy playing with snow inside in a sensory tub, so I thought we would try that … [Read more...]