Toy Story 4 Printable Activity Sheets

Last week my son and I had a day all to ourselves, so we decided to head to the movie theater to see TOY STORY 4. The reviews were right – this movie is fantastic! I laughed, I cried, and my son enjoyed it, as well. I can't wait to take my girls to see the movie, too! About TOY STORY 4: Woody, … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick American Flag Craft for Kids

Popsicle sticks are so versatile, not to mention cheap! We like to buy them in bulk and use them not only for popsicles (of course), but also for lots of fun kids crafts. We've made magnetic shapes for the refrigerator, picture frames, playhouses, and lots more out of our popsicle stick … [Read more...]

Cinderella Printable Activity Pages + Reader Giveaway

Cinderella was one of my absolute favorite movies as a kid. I think I've watched it about 50 times – no joke! That's probably mostly due to the fact that it was the only movie my grandparents owned, but I also just love the classic story line. I was surprised to look through our movie collection … [Read more...]

ABCmouse Only $5 for 2 Months – #1 Online Learning App for Kids

Summer is here and it's easy for kids to slip into the "Summer Slide". Keep your kids learning, and having fun while they do it, with ABCmouse.com! When searching for a new way to help your child learn, what do you look for? Three things usually pop up as answers for that question – something … [Read more...]

FREE 4th of July Printable – Celebrate Freedom!

The 4th of July is a fantastic time to celebrate! From barbecues to boat rides, fireworks to flags, parades to popsicles, it's a great time to be a kid. But besides all the fun, it's also important for kids to understand what the 4th of July is all about and how awesome it is to live with the … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Joys of Reading with The Big Book Adventure and Canterbury Illustrated Classics + Reader Giveaway

I am so thrilled that my kids are avid readers. They love to play outside with their friends, swim in the pool, and yes, get lost in the occasional video game, but they also really enjoy working their way through a huge stack of books. As an English major (read: book nerd), I've been itching … [Read more...]

15 Science Projects for Summer

The school year is coming to a close, which means summer break is right around the corner! (If it hasn't already started for you, of course.) Most parents want their kids to keep the learning going throughout the summer, but that doesn't just mean workbooks and hours of reading...not that either of … [Read more...]

Best Dad Ever Award – Easy Father’s Day Kids Craft!

We can show our appreciation to the dads in our life any day of the year, but Father's Day is a chance to make them feel EXTRA special and important. I make my husband a Father's Day card every year with pictures of the kids, and he displays them proudly at his desk at work. But this year I'm on … [Read more...]

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Masters of Mischief Now Available + Reader Giveaway

As a former English teacher and now mom of five kids, I'm always on the lookout for new books for my kiddos! All of my kids who can read are avid readers, and while we make regular trips to the library, it's fun to have our own books at home to keep, too. That's why I was excited when book #3 in … [Read more...]

Monster Sock Puppet Craft – DIY Fun with Mismatched Socks

Monster Sock Puppet Craft We all have those lonely, single socks missing their mates laying around. In our house it's a mixed system between tossing the lone socks into the "singles" bag and keeping the singles in their respective sock drawer until its mate shows up. Sometimes, it never does. After … [Read more...]