Thursday,February 2nd is Groundhog Day! Gather the kids for a quiet activity to learn the fun of this special holiday by reading this cute book!The Secret of the First One Up by Iris Hiskey Arno and illustrated by Renee Graef is an adorable story about a little groundhog named Lila. When Lila objects to [...]
When Annika was barely three years old,she was playing in the living room one morning as usual. All of a sudden,she says,“Ow! My foot wrist hurts!” Pretty good description when the word ankle is unknown!
Valentines is just around the corner and what a great way to say,”Read my lips! I love you!”This fun food craft is easy and quick to make! All you need is a wrapped lollipop,red and/or brown paper,scissors,and a pencil.Using the pencil,draw lips onto the red paper and a moustache on [...]
Looking for a great indoor activity for your kids? Try Balloon Ball!
Annika and “Flint”(as she likes to call him) set up the game with paper plates attached to spatulas and a balloon. That’s all you need!
Annika loved serving the balloon [...]
As we continue our preparation for the SuperBowl (see other ideas here and here),we couldn’t forget BBQ pork sliders! I think it’s a requirement to love barbeque if you live in Kansas City. And this is a super duper easy recipe to feed a crowd. What you’ll need:
Annika LOVES this book. We have used it several times and I am always amazed at the creations she makes from her fingerprints and ink. See the process below!
Start with a few thumbprints…
Add a few more…
The other day,Annika (6 years old) came up to me and stated in a very matter-of-fact way,“I’m becoming a teenager because I can ride my bike without training wheels and I’m getting grown up teeth!” Yep. She’s 6 going on 15!
Superbowl Sunday is coming so let’s make a festive dinner for the kids!Ingredients: Italian meatballs,individual dinner rolls,spaghetti sauce,and mozzarella cheeseCook meatballs in sauce according to directions on the bag. Cut a V-shape out of the top of the roll and place desired number of meatballs in the sub. Place pieces of cheese [...]
The Superbowl is just a few weeks away so let’s get to planning some fun crafts for the kids to do during the big game so the Dads can watch each play and the Moms can watch the commercials! A field goal football craft is easy to make and tons of fun!Things you [...]
Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!!!!! Here is a yummy sweet treat for your Superbowl appetizers!Ingredients: 1 tube refrigerated biscuits,1 apple,1/2 C. applesauce,3/4 tsp. cinnamon,dash nutmeg,1 T. melted butter,2 T. sugarPeel and chop the apple.Combine the apple,applesauce,1/4 tsp. cinnamon,and nutmeg.Mix well.Separate biscuits; roll out each into a [...]