sensory: Sea Life Sensory Bin

I love sensory bins with all my heart – I mean ♥!  They are such cool cheap activities for the little ones, that usually for little miss V provide her at least an hour of entertainment.  Sensory bins, ever since I introduced V to them, are really the only regular thing besides her Little People […]



busy bag: Pasta Bead Sequencing + Free Printable

So I figured I should probably hook ya up with an activity now that you have all this Kool-Aid dyed pasta in your arts & crafts treasure trove! This a simple busy bag activity – for the car, the restaurant, the doctor’s office, church, etc.…basically any place you need a quiet activity for the little […]



create kiddo: Kool-Aid Dyed Pasta

Like the rice, dyeing pasta with Kool-Aid is quite similar.  If I haven’t convinced you by now in using Kool-Aid as a dyeing technique, here’s another tutorial to sway you ;)  (you can also check out these tutorials on making Kool-Aid dyed rice & Kool-Aid dyed play-doh). As noted in the Kool-Aid dyed rice tutorial, […]



genius mama moment: Paint Palette Cupcake Station

This Paint Palette Cupcake Station is the perfect creation station for your little cupcake artist!



playdough: Kool-Aid Dyed Playdough

If you haven’t guessed by reading previous posts, I adore Kool-Aid, not for the usual drinking purposes (I have NEVER in my life had Kool-Aid (and no, not even as a child…and that’s a whole other post – HA – let’s just say our Easter Bunny was called the health-food bunny for a reason…annnnnnd just […]



edible fun: Turtle

T is for Turtle.  An easy to make, letter learning, & fun meal for the kiddos.



busy bag: Seek-N-Find Alphabet Tube

Well, what great fun is about to be had!  Here is a great tool to learn your letters & have fun doing it!  What more could you ask for?! :) Soooooooo, I’m kind of currently obsessed with making seek-n-finds for V!  I found these AWESOME little plastic tubes at our local craft store – for […]



sensory: Spring Sensory Bin

This spring sensory bin has amazing colors. I added little flowers, a watering can, and some shovels.



create kiddo: Kool-Aid Dyed Rice

so here are the GENIUS reasons why I dye with kool-aid vs. food coloring kool-aid doesn’t dye your hands after it dries like the food coloring does it smells good, so it covers the rubbing alcohol smell, which even after the rice dries can still be overwhelming the colors are gorgeous, much brighter than food […]