Running a kids-based business, we have made quite a few varieties of play dough....this is the best generic dough recipe we came across and we adjusted it to meet our needs. Materials: Flour(2 cups), Salt (1/2 cup), Cream of Tarter (2 Tbsp, we get ours at Bulk Barn), Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp), Boiling Water (1 … Continue reading Everyone needs a GOOD Play Dough Recipe……
Can NOT wait to see these films....:) Click on the names for the trailers and/or more information from other sites! We will keep adding to this list as time goes on. Leap - March 3rd, 2017 Beauty and the Beast – March 17th, 2017 Power Rangers - March 24th, 2017 The Boss Baby – March 31st, 2017 … Continue reading Kids Movies Coming out in 2017!!!
Football is a hard sport to get some children into. Here are some games that will hopefully help with interest levels.....:) Any type of game encourage kids’ play with a football theme. The following are three kid-tested games to play with kids at school, during recess or on the home field prepping for Super Bowl Sunday. Let us … Continue reading Beginner Football Games – Geared to Newbies/Young Children
Overall Goal of the Game: To be the first one to get rid of all your cards. Materials: Regular 52 deck of cards Number of players: Minimum 2 to 8, but if you have more than 4 you may want to use 2 decks of cards. To START: One person is the dealer (you can … Continue reading Try It Kids – KidSmarty – Crazy 8’s 🙂
These are great games if you have to stay inside and entertain the troops. These take minimal playing and materials. Use socks that have no mates! They will have a new purpose. Fun for all ages - young to old.
The life of a hockey dad. Having 3 boys in minor hockey, all under the age of 7, can be a juggling act at the best of times. But, when that time starts with a 5:45am wake up and the first pair of blades hitting the ice by 7am, and the last not until 10, … Continue reading The Life of a Balanced Hockey Dad
By S. Standish, February 13th 2017 We love music at our house and enjoy watching nights celebrating this art. As a parent, teacher and entrepreneur there were a lot of key points made during the Grammy's that would be great positive starting points to discuss with kids. Courtesy of CBS Mothers are … Continue reading 10 Things the 2017 Grammy’s Can Teach our Kids 🙂
Elementary schools have numerous regulations in regards to what you can send to school with your child to share with their class. Having 3 members of our 5 member family with severe nut allergies, I empathize with parents in similar circumstances. Having grown up in a home where peanut butter was a staple food, I … Continue reading Safe Homemade Valentine’s for School!!:) List of our Top 5!