Poppy and Branch Popsicle stick bookmarks inspired by characters from the movie Trolls. Kid's arts and crafts

Craft Stick Trolls Bookmarks

Trolls lovers will love these simple Trolls bookmarks made out of Popsicle sticks. Like so many kids these days, my daughter is in love with the movie Trolls (affiliate link). Even if you have not seen the movie yet, I am sure you are still familiar with the bright and cheery Princess Poppy and her grumpy travel companion Branch. […]

Puzzle Pieces For Teaching Sight Words

  One of our favorite learning tools in our home has always been puzzles. Picture puzzles of course are fabulous for teaching them problem solving & matching up their shapes & colors, but many puzzles have an extra layer of learning to them. Puzzles have taught our daughter her US. States, a good portion of […]

Who Needs Toys – Playtime Made Easy

You always hear people joke that you don’t need to buy young children expensive toys because all they end up wanting to play with is the box. This is no joke. There is no truer statement. Toddlers are easy; they can find the fun in anything. Their little spongy minds are absorbing and exploring everything. […]

Phonics Muffins – Phonics Lessons With Muffin Tins & ABC Magnets

Toddlers are incredible. The amount of information that they take in, learn and retain on a daily basis is astounding. I am fascinated by my daughter & also often surprised by her as well. From the time she was an infant, we surrounded her with the alphabet.  I sang the Abc’s to her when she […]

What’s Your Favorite Children’s Book?

Like most parents, my husband & I don’t always see eye to eye  in our opinions on how to raise our daughter. There are differences in opinions on meal choices, routines & even what she wears. One thing we both have agreed on from the start, was that we wanted to make sure that we […]