A Craft for Little Bookworms

These cute bookworms caught my eye and I just had to share! I know the knotting might be tough for little hands, but with a slight method change (glue on some legs or use pipe cleaners) it will be accessible to even the youngest crowd. One of Claire’s favorite Christmas gifts this year was a butterfly kit and we’re getting ready to send off for … Continue reading A Craft for Little Bookworms

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Just a quick post to wish you all a Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I posted last year about a frugal find for exploring sculpture and how we tied it into learning about  Saint Patrick and wanted to share for those of you new to the blog. Enjoy! Pin It http://assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js I hit the jackpot! Have you seen those Magic Nuudles Bloxx? They look like a … Continue reading Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Creative Idea for an Art Inspired Present

I’m always on the lookout for unique gifts that encourage creativity and I just had to share this one — blank pop-up books. Paired with markers and a classic storybook it would make an awesome themed present. You might recall I blogged about our mutual obsession with pop up books and a few of our favorites a while back. Now that Claire his hit age … Continue reading Creative Idea for an Art Inspired Present

The Snowy Day, Literature Brought To Life

One winter morning Claire woke up and looked out the window. Mother nature had dumped another foot of snow and her Mommy was desperate for something new to do. They decided to act out a favorite children’s book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. After breakfast Claire put on her snowsuit and ran outside. The snow was piled up very high. The doggies had … Continue reading The Snowy Day, Literature Brought To Life