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
By S. Standish - Teacher, Mother of 3 Crazy Fabulous Boys, Entrepreneur and NEW Blogger! Here is a good list of things that you can present, when you get the infamous roll of the eyes and, "There's nothing to do!" Water Balloon Baseball - water balloons and kids foam bats…..tons of giggles and wet clothes. … Continue reading 80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”
Written by S. Standish, Co-owner Try It Kids INC., Teacher, Phys Ed Specialist, Mom of 3 Boys It doesn’t matter what the age or stage yourself/your child/your grandpa, we can all use help to find awesome activities to keep our kids/selves busy and engaged. If coming up with a chore list, isn't making them happy … Continue reading 50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”
Paper Bag Kite Materials - Large brown paper bag (from a store, sometimes a larger gift bag works too!), String, Hole puncher, tape, scissors, art supplies to make it awesomely your style, Stapler/Glue, streamer rolls Grab your bag by the open end, put a piece of clear tape in each of the corners(near the edge) and … Continue reading Spring Crafts To-Do List:
We love our Mini Mag!!!! Some great ideas for the spring!!
*will add pictures tomorrow!!:) History of the Day It is a special pranking day, celebrated every April 1st. It can be a lot of fun if planned out correctly. There are many theories and speculations over what started the tradition every year. Although the beginning may be foggy, we know that there have been great … Continue reading April Fool’s Day Fun!!!!
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……