Disclosure: I was sent a free copy of the book in order to participate in the book review, but all my opinions are my own (and always will be!).
Well if you have kids, you know Asia, the author & creator of Fun at Home with Kids. She’s now put all her wonderful ideas in a fab book – a fab book that contains a ton of new, never-before-seen recipes & activities that aren’t on her blog.
One of those recipes/activities in her new book is Magic Expanding Paint.
So, Magic Expanding Paint?! If you haven’t guessed by the name – it’s paint that expands MAGICALLY! Who doesn’t love that?!
V&T LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this activity! Which I find somewhat really crazy?
Crazy, because I thought this particular activity in the book would be something beyond them, something so simple that they wouldn’t find that much interest in. Boy, was I wrong! Really wrong! Never assume – big mama mistake ;) T was grinning the entire time!
These two have been dog-earing the entire book . I’m sorry Asia – it was so pretty & neat when we first got it – it’s now been kid-a-fied – but that’s good – right?! That’s what a parent wants in a kiddo activity book don’t they?! Well, done Asia, we haven’t put the book down!
My favorite part of the book is at the top of each activity/recipe there is a visual allergen key for quick and easy reference for parents. Except for my dairy issues (and maybe gluten issues – testing soon), we are pretty allergen free around here, but most of my friends & their kids have severe allergies. I loved the fact that it is laid out right in the beginning of each recipe/activity for each potential allergy. Brilliant!
from Asia… “Every sensory recipe/activity has any potential allergens clearly marked (you will find lots of gluten-free and dye-free recipes!) and each recipe is also specially marked if it is taste-safe”.
And after each activity/recipe, she has several suggestions for variations of the activity – love some awesome extension activities to keep the fun going!
So what are you waiting for?! It’s a great deal on Amazon right now.
And for the price of two Venti Soy Caramel Macchiato’s with no foam (ha-ha me!) – you can have this book with 150+ Screen-Free Activities for your little ones of all ages (babies, toddlers, or older children – something for everyone)!
And, remember Christmas break is not too far away, friends – fill those cold days inside with fun & easy activities that mostly all can be completed using easily found items you already have – just like I did for the Magic Expanding Paint above (lol I bought the squeeze bottles eons ago for no purpose at all, just thought I’d need them some day. So yes, yes, I am the weirdo crafty friend that actually had squeeze bottles on hand ;).
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