Nature Play, Sculpture Play

Kinetic Leaf Snake Sculpture

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This fun and engaging nature play will keep your 3+ kiddos tinkering away outside for hours. We used this process to build a kinetic cardboard snake a few weeks ago, and while on our morning walk… Continue reading Kinetic Leaf Snake Sculpture

Nature Play, Pure Process Play, Sensory Play, Summer

Nature Kitchen

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. “Cooking” with nature loose parts is a great process for your 2+ kiddos. This can be modified for the under 2 set, but they require more hands on help from their caregivers, depending on your comfort… Continue reading Nature Kitchen

Art with Babies, Sensory Play

Baby’s First Sensory Tray

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Sensory play trays are great for ages 6months-6 years. Older kids will surely enjoy playing if there is a pretend element thrown in, like small world toys. This play tray is perfect for the youngest little… Continue reading Baby’s First Sensory Tray

Sensory Play, Summer

Bugs and Flowers Sensory Table

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. It doesn’t get much better than a rice bin for toddlers and preschoolers. The sensory experience of colored rice provides a perfect backdrop to play and explore within a seasonal context. This is the IKEA FLISAT… Continue reading Bugs and Flowers Sensory Table

Play Dough, Sensory Play

Ice Cream Play Dough Invitation

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Making your own high quality play dough is easy, fast and fun. This play dough invitation is great for your 3+ kiddos. Loose parts can be modified to make appropriate for 1.5+. We are having SO… Continue reading Ice Cream Play Dough Invitation

Drawing Play, Organization and Resources, Printable Resources

10 Art Prompts for Marker and Paper: FREE Printable Prompts in English and Spanish

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. In May of 2020, we banded our resources together in a simple act of love and support for the children at the Matamoros refugee camp on the US/Mexico border. They were seeking a safe haven in… Continue reading 10 Art Prompts for Marker and Paper: FREE Printable Prompts in English and Spanish

Clay Play, Crafts, Nature Play, Spring

Pressed Flower Air Dry Clay Magnets

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. My little artist and I had the best time creating these magnets with air dry clay and pressed flowers. I dream of the day I’ll have regular, easy access to proper clay facilities, but in the… Continue reading Pressed Flower Air Dry Clay Magnets

Crafts, Paint Play, Sculpture Play

Kinetic Cardboard Snake Sculpture

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is such a fun way to tinker with cardboard scraps and paper fasteners. My almost 4 year old could do this, but he needed help most of the time, so I’d say this project is… Continue reading Kinetic Cardboard Snake Sculpture