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Christmas Activities and Crafts for Preschool and Kindergarten

Disclosure: I am an affiliate of Amazon and will receive a small commission if the Amazon links on this page are used to make a purchase. Celebrate the birth of Jesus with your kids with fun crafts and wonderful books!  I had a great time creating the round-up below – …

Genesis Bible Activities For Preschool and Kindergarten

These ideas can be used at home, Sunday School, or in your preschool or kindergarten class. Crafts, games, and fun activities are a great way of reinforcing Bible Stories in a creative way.  I hope you and your kids enjoy! Disclosure: Most of the links below lead to free resources. …

Thanksgiving Activities and Crafts for Preschool and Kindergarten

Image source: Plimoth Plantation, by the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism Seasonal crafts and activities are always fun for kids – here is a roundup of several that you can include in your lesson plans during the Thanksgiving season!  Included are a field trip, lots of arts and crafts, …

Road Trip Tips From Little Passports

Making the best of a road trip with Little Passports Travel Tips! Disclosure: This post was sponsored and provided by Little Passports. I am an affiliate of Little Passports and will receive a small commission if the links above are used to make a purchase.  Nevertheless, my opinions are entirely my …

Bommerscheim Buddies Stuffed Toy Review

This guest review is brought to you from Kathryn Flamme of BabyDashCo. Bommerscheim Buddies Review How do I feel about stuffed animals? Well, I particularly don’t care for them. You know the ones you bring home from the fair that just add up and collect dust which eventually you have …

Mission Unboxable Save Santa Secret Agent Kit Review

Disclosure: I received no compensation for this post, except for the free products mentioned below for my review. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. Mission Unboxable is responsible for prize shipment. Save Santa: Secret Agent Kit Review Yesterday we received another exciting spy mission in …

A Traditional Fall Treat: Hot Apple Cider Recipe from Little Passports

Fall is here…time for hot apple cider!  Help your children make their own with this kid-friendly recipe, courtesy of Little Passports.  Preschoolers and kindergarteners can help tie up the spices in cheesecloth, and older children can help stir the cider while it’s cooking! If you have older children (5 – …

Fun Fall Activities For Families

Fall is creeping up quickly and before you know it Jack Frost will be visiting your window and the leaves on your trees will start changing colors. Fall is coming so how are you going to spend it? Are you going to enjoy the crisp fall air before the snow …

4 Back Yard Activities That Will Get Your Kids Into the Great Outdoors

Guest author Sam Wright has some great ideas for outdoor activities to help kids enjoy the remaining days of summer. The summer is very almost over, a new school term has begun, and the children have almost finished playing Halo 4. Now it’s time to kick them out of the …

Fall Seasonal Activities For Preschool & Kindergarten

Autumn is my favorite season…the cool, comfortable weather, no humidity, and the changing leaves encourage me to get outdoors and enjoy nature.  Seasonal activities are always fun for kids – here are several that you can include in your lesson plans this fall. For an introduction and to see how …

Introducing Maria of the Etsy Shop Mama D’s Closet

An interview with Cotton Ridge Homeschool’s newest sponsor, Maria of Mama D’s Closet! Maria Dispenza is a stay-at-home mom to two little boys, and runs the Etsy shop Mama D’s Closet. She is most inspired by Montessori theory, attachment parenting, and low-impact living, and all of her shop’s items reflect …

Outdoor Entertaining ~ Pest Free! Find Out How From One Kings Lane

Outdoor entertaining is one of the great joys of spring and summer. Until, of course, the bugs invade. (Personally, I am a mosquito magnet!)  In place of spray and pesticides, try a cluster of mosquito-repelling potted plants. Grouped together near a seating area on your deck or patio, they make …

Creativity & Crafts For Preschoolers – Ideas Galore, Plus Link Up Your Own!

Kleenex Soup Yesterday evening my preschooler dunked an entire (large) box of Kleenex in the tub. She thought the tissues made great bandages for her bath-time baby doll. At my computer (about 10 feet away from the tub) I was blissfully thinking that she sounded so happy playing in her …

Introducing Mission Unboxable Spy Kits Monthly Subscription – A Review

Fun & Educational Kits Delivered To Your Door Does your child love receiving mail?  Consider signing them up for a monthly subscription to Mission Unboxable Spy Kits!  Lisa and her children developed 13 kits designed to delight and intrigue.  And, they are delivered to your front door each month! What …

Introduction To The Little Passports World Edition Subscription

Little Passports World Edition A few days ago I was excited to find a box on my front porch from Little Passports.  They had sent me their Explorer Kit from the World Edition subscription to review!  What fun!  My daughter is going to love the suitcase, wall map, and passport!  …

Little Passports Offers Kids’ Activities For Summer!

Looking for fun and educational activities to keep your children from getting bored this summer?  Little Passports can help your child “travel” and learn about different cultures around the world! For instance, did you know each year between June 21 and 24, different European countries celebrate Midsummer’s Eve and Midsummer …