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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