5 Senses of Summer Scavenger Hunt
Summer is all about the warmer weather, beautiful gardens, and fun outdoors. Help your little ones take full advantage of everything summer has to offer by experiencing it with all five senses. By teaching our kids to appreciate all the 5 senses, we encourage them to look at life in different ways and develop a deeper appreciation for the things around us. In turn, as they grow with these skills, they will learn to approach new experiences with an even more open mind.
Homemade Flowers for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is a chance to refresh and find encouragement. You can help brighten mom’s day by creating a beautiful bouquet this Mother’s Day with this easy craft. All you need is a few simple items, and you’ll have a gift ready to give.
Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Spring is in the air! And what a beautiful season it is to enter into after a long winter of being cooped up inside. Children always seem so excited to be outside when spring hits and can spend many hours out there. Here is a little DIY craft to do with your children which can encourage them to get outside and make some beautiful artwork with this homemade sidewalk chalk.
A Craft to Tell the Easter Story
Have your little ones share the good news with this simple craft. Once completed, your child can use it as a teaching tool to tell others about the death and resurrection of Jesus. This will allow them to practice learning scripture or telling the Easter story in their own words
I Spy Fun – DIY Binoculars
The “I Spy” game is a classic time buster on road trips but can be played just about anywhere. Take this game to the next level, add some imagination to it, and you can get those little minds going.
Math Marvels for Every Learner
Math can be a loved and enjoyable subject for some children and feel like a necessary evil for others (well they may not see it as ‘necessary’). Is there a way you can make math relatable and enjoyable for everyone?
A Remarkable Way to Show Love to Your Children
While our children know that we love them, sometimes the admiration we have for them rarely gets spoken or shown by our actions. Life passes by so quickly. The hours fall away and before you know it, the day has come to an end and we find ourselves say
Feeding Canadian Winter Birds
It is that time of year that kids (and adults) are growing tired of inside activities and ready to get out into the fresh air. This craft is done inside but ends up outside so it will help you look forward to spring. Do you know the birds that spend their winters in Canada? Studies have shown that wild birds that have access to extra food sources will fare better through the winter than those without. There are a number of species that live in Canada year round. Check out a couple of online resources where you’ll learn about the birds that can be seen during our Canadian winters from Bird Canada and the top 10 list from Earth Rangers. Take some time to read about these birds with your child and then make some bird seed ornaments to feed those cute little birdies.