New Years Eve…..with kids:)

By S. Standish Well it has been a month full of cold weather and illness in our house. I feel a little behind in postings, but will try and make it up over the next few weeks. 🙂 It's almost time for midnight toasting, Auld Lang Syne and resolution promises. How will you ring in the … Continue reading New Years Eve…..with kids:)

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Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

By S. Standish  We have a cold snap this year, and topping it off with sicknesses, we seem to be housebound quite a few days. Here is a great list that can give you some ideas of what you can do with your kidlets on those snow days that will help break up the long … Continue reading Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free

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

24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

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…

Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

By S. Standish I have given you a LOT of options to use and create your own bucket list with your family. Half the fun is creating the list as a family and posting it somewhere to easily check on and use to plan festive fun. I use fun scrapbook paper and make hot chocolate, … Continue reading Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

25 Fabulous Fall Activities to do with Kids

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

SMART SUMMER: Activities to Keep Kids Brains AND Bodies Active!!!

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!!!

Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games

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