Kids Activities

Keeping kids busy at home can be a challenge, so we have created
activities to keep those little hands busy all day long!

Sensory Bin Ideas and Crafts for babies for Messy Play

Sensory Bin Ideas and Crafts for babies for Messy Play

The first years of a child's life is integral to their brain and sensory development and reaching developmental milestones. Sensory development can be fostered through curiosity, exploration, and discovery of new textures, smells, sounds, tastes and sights, all of...

Busy Bags – Keeping Toddlers and Prescholers Busy and Learning

Busy Bags – Keeping Toddlers and Prescholers Busy and Learning

As of this month Thumper turned 9 months and is constantly on the move and very difficult to keep still and engaged making it difficult to get anything done! Now I know as she continues to grow she will need more and more activities like the Sensory Bin to keep her...

Messy Play Ideas in the High Chair to encourage development

Messy Play Ideas in the High Chair to encourage development

Now most people just see the purpose of a high chair as somewhere to feed baby, however the highchair can be a great help once baby is on the move! The high chair allows you to contain baby, but also gives you a place to entertain baby with new experiences. Babies...

Busy Bag Idea For Fine Motor Skills and Counting – Making Cupcakes

Busy Bag Idea For Fine Motor Skills and Counting – Making Cupcakes

With Bee in JK I’ve noticed she's ready to learn…all. the. time.  She is curious about everything and asks questions non stop.  It’s nice to know she has the eagerness to learn, but it can be difficult to keep her challenged and entertained.  This is why I enjoy...

Busy Bags For Fine Motor Skills – Easy Button Up Ribbon Busy Bag

Busy Bags For Fine Motor Skills – Easy Button Up Ribbon Busy Bag

With Bee headed off to JK I’m starting to notice all of the things she needs to start doing on her own, from putting her shoes on the right feet to buttoning up her coat. Which brings me to our Busy Bag - Button Up Ribbon. This busy bag is great because not only will...

Busy Bag Idea – Pattern Matching with Foam Butterflies

Busy Bag Idea – Pattern Matching with Foam Butterflies

This busy bag is very simple and inexpensive to make.  There is really only one material needed (besides some glue!) that can be found at your local dollar store.  All you need is some foam shapes!  We used butterflies as they are easy to make matching sides with, but...

Easy No-Sew Busy Bag Idea – Velcro Popsicle Stick Shapes

Easy No-Sew Busy Bag Idea – Velcro Popsicle Stick Shapes

Do you have a doctor's appointment coming up for your little ones?  Do you have a road trip to tackle?  Busy bags are a great go-to for occasions when you and your kids have some waiting to do, they're made to be low mess, easy activities that you can grab while...

Easy No-Sew Busy Bag Idea – I Spy Bottle

Easy No-Sew Busy Bag Idea – I Spy Bottle

Keeping toddlers busy during the day can be a challenging thing to do, especially in the winter.  With the colder weather approaching I thought it would be a great time to introduce one of Little Miss Kate's Busy Bag ideas.  This one is actually a 'busy bottle' if you...

Science and Crafts with the Kids during the Summer Holidays

Science and Crafts with the Kids during the Summer Holidays

  School is almost out! That means the job of entertaining the kids comes round again. The fine weather will keep them occupied for a time, but there's bound to be the odd wet or windy day when a run around the park just won't cut it. Sooner or later, you'll have...

How to Create A Fall Colored Rice Sensory Bin

How to Create A Fall Colored Rice Sensory Bin

If you are looking for an easy and fun way to bond with your children, then I have something for you today. Nothing can be easier, safer and more exciting than fall colored rice sensory bins. You could even make this scented by adding fall spices to the rice! This...