Sensory Bins for Kids ~ Artsy Play Wednesday 3/19

Artsy Play Wednesday

Hosted by: Capri + 3 Multi-Testing Mommy Shannon’s View From Here Country Fit Family Welcome to Artsy Play Wednesday, a weekly post featuring activities, crafts, recipes and more wonderful ideas to share with your children! Each week, we will have a Featured Activity for you to check out along with an opportunity for you to link up your child friendly activities or to check out ideas for you to do with your children! Fill out this Featured Post form if you are a blogger and you would like to be featured.   FEATURED ACTIVITY I absolutely LOVE sensory bins for … Continue reading

Arts and Crafts for Kids ~ Artsy Play Wednesday Giveaway Hop Continues

Artsy Play Wednesday Giveaway Hop

Do your kids love to do arts and crafts? I love arts and crafts. I admit that I don’t find as much time for crafts as I would like to, but I still love them. I encourage my children to use their imaginations and make something using their creativity on a regular basis. Sometimes, they run out of ideas and ask me for one and often this occurs at a time when I might not have an activity ready and at my finger tips. This is where Artsy Play Wednesday comes into play for me. I can look back at … Continue reading

March Break Activities at Home

March Break Activities for Kids

Last year, I shared a post with some ideas for some March Break activities at home and this year I would like to add a few more fun ideas… Sometimes, many children just want a break during March Break. A small amount of down time is important to schedule each day, if possible. The last thing you want is for your children to feel like they were on the go the entire March Break. Kids like down time too! In our house, we call it quiet time. Sometimes the kids have a nap and sometimes they play quietly in their … Continue reading

How To Make Homemade GAK or Slime {Printable}

homemade gak

For my daughter’s birthday, we made Homemade GAK. The girls absolutely loved getting their hands dirty and slimy! The added glitter made it extra fun and some reusable plastic containers with lids were provided for them to take their GAK home. What is GAK?GAK is a slimy!GAK is squishy!GAK is stretchy!GAK is fun! Why is Homemade GAK Good For Kids? They can manipulate it.They use fine motor skills.It is fun.Making it is a procedure that involves following directions.Measuring is math.It is fun!Here was our GAK activity bowl all ready to create a gooey, slimy mess! The kids loved measuring and … Continue reading