I have so many things to blog about and ideas to share that I am just now getting around to our toddler class’ shape for December, which was predictably the star. (My new full-time job is a little bit of a distraction too… in a good way!) Anyway, as with our other shapes of the month, it is all about fun and learning through play. Here are 4 things we did with stars in addition to all our other Christmas activities. 1. Painting with Star Cookie Cutters: Anything with paint is bound to be a…
Foundation Funding | Government Funding
This conveys to families the importance of play to a child's learning in a more meaningful way than a brochure. It's a visual representation most families will recognize, but meaning they may not have considered.
Awesome Science Activity for Kids: Make a CD spinning top!
Reuse an old CD to make a spinning top- an easy craft for kids and a great science lesson on physics! This STEM / STEAM activity if perfect for kids of all ages and meets the NGSS for Kindergarten on pushes and pulls! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com #stem #steam #scienceforkids #ngss #craftsforkids #kidscrafts #handsonlearning #scienceproject
How to make colorful tea light planets
These orbs are so cool and I happen to have scored a bunch of ping pong balls at the dollar store just the other day. Pop on over to the blog Journey Creativity for the tutorial on how to paint pin…
How to Make a Lantern
The Newbury Town Library Lantern Festival and Concert is a month away! Wow! I have provided a step-by-step guide for those who might want to get started on their lanterns, or who may want to make some additional lanterns for the event. They are so, so fun to make and super easy too! Okay . . . Are you ready? Materials Needed: Plastic bottles (we like 1 or 2 liter soda/water bottles, but any plastic jar will do) Scissors White School Glue (like Elmer's) Water Soft bristle paint brush Hole…
Glowing Ice Paint
Light up the night with beautiful works of art that glow-in-the-dark! This glowing ice paint is easy to make and SO FUN kids will ask to make it again & again. #glowingice #glowingicecubes #glowinthedarkice #icepainting #icepaint #iceactivities #iceactivitiesforkids #glowinthedarkactivities #growingajeweledrose
Suncatcher Kid Crafts
With all these sunny days we're going to be having what better than to have your little one make some cute suncatchers! There are so many to choose from and I'm sure your kids will