Category Archives: Holidays and Seasons

Valentine Heart Puzzle

This was such an easy activity to set up. I think it took me 5 minutes to make one for each of the boys. I found this cute idea for a heart-shaped name puzzle that I thought would be great … Continue reading

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Felt Heart

Love Bug is so into Valentine’s Day this year! I knew he would enjoy having a bunch of heart-shaped felt pieces to do projects with. I cut out hearts in various shades of pink and red. Then, I drew a … Continue reading

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Valentine Heart-Making Station

Love Bug is so excited about Valentine’s Day and projects with hearts, so I wanted to come up with an activity that involved a lot of heart-decorating. I had a bunch of leftover pink paint samples from when we painted … Continue reading

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Newspaper Hearts

For a fun, simple Valentine’s project, I cut out pieces of cardboard and newspaper in the shape of hearts. I glued the newspaper onto the cardboard to keep it from falling apart when wet with paint, and then the boys … Continue reading

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Mess-Free Painting for Baby

I found this cute idea here for an easy first painting product for a baby – without any mess or danger of them eating the paint. (Plus, it’s also a nice texture for sensory fun!) While her brothers were working … Continue reading

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Making Ornaments

This year we decided to make two kinds of ornaments – basic salt dough painted ornaments and fun glitter painted CD ornaments. For the salt dough ornaments, we just mixed flour and salt together, and then added water to form … Continue reading

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Bath Snow!

I’ve been trying to come up with some fun new bath ideas (usually it’s just shaving cream) lately. One great idea that I found on Pinterest was for bath snow. All it takes is baking soda and water. I didn’t … Continue reading

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