ELMER’S SLIME RECIPE AND INSTRUCTIONS: Taken from the Elmer's Web site. This slime is very easy to make and with a few slight adjustments, you (or the kids) can alter it to fit every holiday and theme. Slime Ingredients: 1/2 TBSP of Baking Soda 1 TBSP of Contact Solution (must contain Boric Acid) 4 fl … Continue reading Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free
By S. Standish This list was the product of sitting down with my boys and trying to figure out what we wanted to make this Christmas. Some are ideas we found online, some are all our own! Join us on this journey of crafting this December. Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Materials: Popsicle Sticks (coloured or … Continue reading 12 Easy Christmas Crafts
Use this list to make the Elf Hats on our Christmas Crafts list!!
By S. Standish Please email or comment if you have some amazing elf on a shelf ideas!!!! His name is Stanley (after Flat Stanley, a character in a book that my son was obsessed with at the time). He is our special mischievous Elf that comes every December 1st. He leaves every night to go … Continue reading 24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…
By S. Standish It is hard having kids.....period. School lunches are the bane of my existence some mornings. I made a quick menu plan to help myself (and the kids) stay on track and thereby not wasting time on figuring out what to pack in their awesome lunch bags (ROOTS @ Costco)!! Snack Ideas: Muffins … Continue reading Back To School – Lunch Planner
By S. Standish You better watch out, you'd better not cry…guess what?!? Christmas is around the corner and starting to loom everywhere in social media. So it's time to start making your lists and checking them twice. From Star Wars, Lego, DC Comics, Hatchimals, Disney and many more brands, there are a lot of cool toys … Continue reading Hot Toys for Christmas 2017
These are great work sheets to spark creativity in kids. Save the pictures and print. These were super fun to make and I will make more for the holidays!!
Dive into a mound of fall leaves. I did this as a child and we try to do it every year with our munchkins. The kids even love raking up all the leaves to jump into.....in the last round have a contest to see who can rake the biggest piles (to help you clean up). … Continue reading 25 Fabulous Fall Activities to do with Kids
By S. Standish The weeks off for the summer holidays are the ideal time to find exciting ways to keep young brains stimulated. Any little bit helps, and each of these summer ideas will do the trick for maintaining your child’s current grade/skill level. What’s more important, is that they apply the skills to their real life, which … Continue reading SMART SUMMER: Activities to Keep Kids Brains AND Bodies Active!!!
By S. Standish Fun Food Tips Helpful Ideas: a. Destemming strawberries, starting at the pointed bottom of the strawberry, push a drinking straw up into the centre. This takes the stem and leaves off. If the aim is a bit off and the straw goes askew, keep trying to remove any pieces that are left. b. … Continue reading Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games