Just some beads and yarn

In our house, this is just called “beads.” While my 3-year-old uses this the majority of the time, my 6-year-old also enjoys this activity in a more complex way. All you need is beads and yarn in corresponding colors, I got both of these items from Hobby Lobby for less than $10.00. I cut pieces […]

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Pipecleaners and Pom Poms

Today’s activity was a desperate move on my part but it worked out WONDERFULLY! I ALWAYS have pipe cleaners and pom poms on hand, always. You can use them for so many things. If you key “activities with pipe cleaners and pom poms into Pinterest you get an endless sea of activities, plus they are so […]

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DIY I spy with water beads

This activity uses a few more supplies then I generally use but is reusable and can be used in the car because it’s good CLEAN fun instead of the messes that sensory activities can usually lead to. Here are some of the supplies that you’ll need.   I used a clear packaging bag because using […]

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Play-Doh mats

This is one of my personal favorites. All you need is play-doh and these printables which are free as long as you sign up for her emails. You then receive the printables via email and can print them over and over again as you need. Click here for the link that you’ll need for the […]

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Color sorting with pipe cleaners

I’ve said it a thousand times but pipe cleaners are a staple item that I always have on hand. I have a baby so I have about a million of these containers on hand and while these worked great you can basically use any container you have. Here are some of the other items that […]

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Buried Treasure

Have you ever done an activity with kinetic sand? If you don’t have kinetic sand on hand you should grab some. I purchased some from Amazon and you can find it here. It’s only $12.97…I mean, c’mon, you need it. You’ll grab some small things that you have around your house. Coins, paperclips, buttons etc. Next, […]

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Velcro Popsicle Sticks

This was seriously in the top 3 easiest crafts we have ever done, and I mean ever. It’s cheap. Assembly is an under 10 minute task and then it’s done. It also one of the less messy options that my kids have in their activity closet which is a huge plus. I used Velcro circles […]

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