Now that the school year is officially back in action, are you feeling a little bit less prepared than you thought you were? I feel like despite making sure I had everything ready for my son’s first day back, I was still scrambling that morning. In case you need a little bit of help like I did, here are some DIY organization tricks to help you and your kids get the school year on track.
Get your kiddos excited about watching Shark Week with you! These shark toys are sure to stoke their enthusiasm for watching a week of shark-themed nature programming. Or at least entertain them while you have a cup of coffee and sneak in a little Shark Week goodness, right?
Do your kids get restless on rainy summer afternoons? A stocked dress-up box is a great way to prompt some creative play and redirect all of that rainy-day energy. Here are some ideas to help you build up a nice little dress-up box stash with homemade and thrift store goodies.
We’re in the dog days of summer now, and your garden might be looking at little bit…well…sad. Super hot days are tough on your plants, and your garden might need a bit of sprucing. Here are some ways to make your summer garden as inviting as it was when you planted everything in the spring.
Outdoor play is super beneficial for young kids, but getting your kids to play outside is tricky when it’s 90 degrees and humid. Add some water play into the mix to entice your kiddos to head outdoors. Here are 10 water play ideas to get you out in the sun this summer.
Independence Day is just a few days away. Do you have a cookout in the works? Get your kids in on the decorating and keep them entertained with these fun July 4th crafts for kids!
Summer is here! If your kids are out of school, keeping them entertained all day can be challenging. What I love about activities like birdwatching are that kiddos get engrossed. And an engrossed kid might not notice if mom sneaks off for a quick cup of coffee in the kitchen. Also, you know, learning. But let’s be honest, mamas. It’s about the coffee.
Don’t let the rain get you and your kiddos down! Summer storms do more than just foil your beach or pool plans: they bring rainbows. Get excited about the rainbow that those summer rains leave behind, and keep your kids busy on a rainy day with these rainbow crafts! Maybe when the storm blows over, you can go rainbow hunting!
Do you have a beach trip in the works, or are you going for more of a staycation-type summer? Keep your kids busy at with some fun beach-inspired crafts, whether you’re hitting the coast or not.
Spring is here! Are you trying to unglue your kids from the TV and get them to play outdoors? Try some of these fun flower crafts! You and the kids can hit the park or even your backyard to collect spring flowers, then get crafty. You could even do the crafting out on the back porch to soak in more lovely spring weather!