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Easter Ideas for Kids
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April 1, 2018April 19, 2019

Easter Ideas for Kids

This is a great, and easy way to make a bath fun for kids.  This bath could be used for spring time or simply for Easter ideas for kids.  I often add a few drops of food colouring to a bath for my kids.  When I do it seems to immediately become a special bath. ...

Lady Bug Rock
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March 30, 2018January 1, 2019

Lady Bug Rock

I hope they brought good luck!  These little lady bug rock critters were so much fun to make!  Although I ended up with over 100 ladybugs, I am convinced each child could have quickly found the one that they made because they were all a little bit different.  Children went outside to collect a smooth stone that...

Frog Craft
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March 30, 2018February 15, 2019

Frog Craft

I try to avoid activities/art that results in a lot of cookie cutter creations.  However, I think that there is a place for activities that challenge kids to follow step-by-step instructions especially when it fits with their current inquiry.   One of the classes have been learning about frogs, so we created a small frog craft that...

Homemade Paint – Rock Paint
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March 30, 2018February 15, 2019

Homemade Paint – Rock Paint

Homemade paint made from rocks?  It’s easier than you think!  I used small groups for this activity.  Students wore safety goggles when doing this activity and had one-on-one help with the hammers (if needed). Students smashed down rocks (I used lava rocks) with the hammers and then grinded them down further in a mortar and pestle.  The...