Tag Archives for " December "

Snow & Ice Activities for Kids

Snow & Ice activities

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! There were tons of great posts shared on Tuesday Tots last week!  Some of my favorites involved SNOW & ICE activities for […]

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Winter Activities for Kids

winter activities for kids

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board!  Welcome to the first Tuesday Tots of 2013!! There were lots of great winter activities for kids shared on Tuesday Tots at […]

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A Christmas Tree Suncatcher

Do you remember our Suncatcher Bats from Halloween?  I searched for a piece of recycled plastic to use for making those but couldn’t find anything on hand that would work, and I ended up improvising with plastic sheets run through the laminator.  They turned out darling!  Well…as darling as bats can be that is!This past […]

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15 Christmas Sensory Activities for Kids

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board!There were lots of great sensory activities with a Christmas theme shared on Tuesday Tots last week: everything from red and […]

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Simple Sticker Christmas Trees

This is one of the easiest crafts my kids have done this Christmas!  These Christmas trees with sticker ornaments couldn’t be simpler and the kids had a lot of fun crafting them.  Coloring, painting, and using stickers are great for fine motor development which will help with future writing!!   Here are the very easy directions: 1. […]

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Handprint Christmas Tree Keepsake on Canvas

handprint Christmas tree

This Handprint Christmas Tree keepsake on canvas was my absolute favorite Christmas decoration to unpack this year!!   Come read all the details about how we made it in my latest guest post on WRAL: Go Ask Mom: Crafty Mom: Handprint Christmas Tree Keepsakes click the link above to read the full post    

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Merry Christmas Letter Play for Kids

  Our shower time today was pretty simple to set up, yet packed a big punch in the categories of fun and learning!!  The basic plan was the kids would make and match letters, and when they completed the whole activity, I’d tell them the “secret” Christmas message they had created!  Secret message activities are […]

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