Homemade Christmas Gift #1
We always do a gift exchange with Josh's siblings and this year we had Becky and Hema's family. Becky said they could use some quiet activities to keep their young kids entertained during church, so I made a couple things... - - - (1) First of all, I made a "Dry-Erase Quiet Book" using my friend Autie's awesome tutorial that you can find HERE . I don't have a picture of it, but I printed off lots of coloring sheets and activity pages from the online Friend Magazine, put them in a binder in…
Gone Fishing - A Fishing Matching Game - Frog Prince Paperie
Oh I remember this game. Yes, how lovely making a fabric set and putting some magnets inside... Too good! Gone Fishing - DIY fishing game for kids. Nx
Best DIY Quiet Books for Church or other Quiet Places!
The best quiet book pages - perfect for when you need your child to be quietly entertained at church or anywhere really!
How to make Foam Lacing Shapes
Lacing provides a great opportunity for fine motor skills and makes for a wonderful busy bag. I recently saw a pack in the toy store in the city and thought my 4 year old would love to give that a try.
Abacus Quiet Book Page - Learning to count for Toddlers
Abacus Quiet Book Activity - Counts as 1 page in my Quiet Book The abacus has been around for a long time! It is a great way to teach counting, adding, subtracting and it helps with fine motor skills too! I have buried the twine inside the book to prevent the beads from coming off. Hello! I am so happy to have you visiting my shop. Many parents ask me what is a quiet book? In three words, a life savor! Have you been in the car long enough for your little munchkin to ask "Are we there yet?"…
Car Ride Activities Set 3
I'm getting ready for another 12 hour car ride to New Orleans to visit family. 7 months ago, I posted Car Ride Activities Set 1 and Car Ri...
christmas: felt christmas tree toy
The decorations are up at my local shopping centre and I’ve been finding myself humming festive songs while leafing through my Nigella Christmas book. There’s no denying it: ’tis …
Rainbow Quiet Book
I’m Courtney - a working mom from Virginia who enjoys making crafts in my free time. I have one feisty toddler and a slight obsession with felt.
Button Snake - Wait Til Your Father Gets Home
Make an easy to assemble button snake for your little ones to practice fine motor skills via Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home #toddler #presc...
This past week the weather has been much cooler so I pulled out Aiden’s fall clothes, many of which have buttons. Since Aiden is always ask...