Category Archives: Let’s Get Crafty

R is for Red…& Raspberry Jam! ( Adventures in Preschool )

Do you love the smell of homemade bread, baking in the oven? It’s one of my favorite smells! So, while looking over the Preschool Alphabet Lesson Plans for February, I was a bit excited about the suggested book and bread-making exercise. 1.) Activity #1 : R is for Raspberry Jam I love to squeeze seeds and avocados […]

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R is for Rocks…and more! | Adventures in Preschool

O goes to an AMAZING co-operative Preschool here in Houston, and Z still stays home with me. It’s been great, though ever since his third Birthday or so, he seems like he could use something a little more. So, this week, I’m starting a little daily lesson plan, for both kids, and I’ll see where that […]

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Scrumptious Scottish Scones | Kids in the Kitchen

Our daughter received a Princess Cookbook for Christmas the year before last and she loves it. She has been saying fairly consistently for a year now that she wants to be a Baker when she grows up (though every once in a while she wants to be a Mermaid or a Scientist or a Mommy instead […]

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A Mom’s Day Gift Your Preschooler Can Help Make

I saw a cute tutorial on Pinterest last week – I quickly glanced in our cabinets and realized we had all of the supplies on hand for this really sweet and simple Mother’s Day Gift (original directions HERE). This Homemade Citrus Sugar Scrub is the perfect Preschool DIY Gift!  The Sugar Scrub recipe calls for: 1.5C sugar, 1/4C […]

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At the Craft Table | Using Natural Indoor Light in a Tight Space

The other day the kids and I whipped up this super-simple dough recipe:  1C inexpensive conditioner (use scented for added sensory fun) + 2.5C cornstarch It was awesome because the three of us could mix it up in one bowl, with our hands, no heaps of dirty dishes required (though Little Brother did manage to […]

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