Making A Tissue Paper Valentine’s Bouquet

Doing Arts n’ Crafts with Kids Kids love Valentine’s Day and it doesn’t have to cost a lot to celebrate the holiday with the kids. Use tissue paper to make a lovely bouquet to decorate the house with the kids or to give as gifts to their family. As a cognitive activity, make a group […]

Glue Ghosts

Wednesdays With Whitney Making organized crafts with toddlers can be frustrating sometimes because all they want to do is make giant blobs of glue piles. With this craft, you get to put that effort to good use and make a fun Halloween decoration in the mean time! Supplies Wax paper Glue Googly eyes Other small decorations like glitter […]

Dry Erase Surfaces

dry erase board Wednesdays with Whitney Dry Erase boards are great for practicing letters, learning math, and playing games like tic tac toe over and over again. Plus, they’re mess free! Unfortunately, small dry erase boards get lost easily and large ones can be expensive. Try these alternatives for some everyday around the house fun! […]

Fun With Chalk Series (Part 2)

Wednesdays with Whitney The kids are beginning to get bored with sidewalk chalk now that summer is nearing an end. Spice it up with this second installation of the Fun with Chalk Series. Race Car Track Why draw a smiley face or a beach scene when you can be drawing the race track of every […]

Name That Smell Game

Creative Wednesday One summer in college I worked as an outdoor camp counselor. Since the first few nights sleeping outside in the dark can be scary for some children we played games to teach the kids to use all of their senses, not just their sight. This game requires plenty of pungent and spicy smelling foods and blindfolds […]

Green Eggs (and Ham!)

Wednesdays with Whitney Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd and it is National Read Across America week, which means you only have a few days left to prep for the most rhyme-tastic celebration of the year. Add a special touch to the day by making (and playing) with some green eggs. Sounds suspicious? Don’t think you’ll […]

Winter Kitchen Crafts

Wednesdays with Whitney By Whitney Tang                                                                     Now that the holiday season is over, we all have pantries filled with leftover baking supplies. Put all that excess frosting and those extra marshmallows to good use by making a kitchen craft with the little ones in the post holiday lull. Below are some of my favorite ways to […]