November 15, 2013

Becky from a Sweet Hot Mess is with us today to share an inspiring list of gift recommendations for the budding young scientists in our lives. I have a deep and abiding love for Etsy.  Not only does Etsy support makers, artists and crafters alike, it is also a resource for deeply creative materials.  As my children’s interests have grown and changed over the years, I have learned to look far and wide for new…

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July 15, 2013

Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share a great list of games for children to play when they are on their own… Today children’s games are offered in many different forms.  Board games, pen & paper games/puzzles and coordination games are a nice change from video games, however, these types of games often require multiple players. This can pose a problem: for only children when one child is on their own…

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July 2, 2013

Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share part II of her recommendations for phonics apps for the little ones… After my initial post about phonics applications I set about searching for some more.  I believe that applications are all about trial and error.  Some suit some children perfectly and others not so much.  My list here is a guide as to what is available in the area of phonics and sight…

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May 31, 2013

I have always been drawn to beautiful and educational art prints. We take in the art that surrounds us so deeply and on so many levels. Over the years I have been bookmarked the special pieces that I have come across for just the right moment when I might need just the right print. I thought that it would be fun to share them with you… Do you have any favorites that you have been…

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November 30, 2012

I am thrilled to have Rebecca from ThirteenRedShoes back with us today. She has a great list of creative app recommendations for the budding young artists in our lives. Although at first glance there seems to be an endless supply of creative applications, both artistic and musical, for children, I have really struggled in this area. I have found many applications that allow for creativity in design and making sounds, but real music lessons or…

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