When I think about my favorite craft supplies, paper plates are at the top of my list of must-have items for crafting with kids. A clean circle of white is essentially a blank canvas, awaiting your creativity. As a child, some of my fondest memories involve paper plate crafting sessions with my cousin. We would decorate the paper plates to look like flying saucers and wait for the wind to be just right. Then we would send the plates flying all over the yard, absolutely delighted with our creations zooming a few feet into the air. The thrill of chasing the UFOs and catching them before the wind could carry them away added to the experience greatly.
A Modern Update on a Classic Toy
Children have been learning from and playing with blocks for many years. It is impressive to think that despite the passing of time and the way toys have changed that the block remains a staple of ...
Toy Storage and Organization Ideas for the New Year
Getting organized is always on the top of my list when a new year rolls around. After the fun chaos of the holidays generally comes the need. There are so many toys to find storage spots for, new b...
5 Ways to Make Time to Play As a Family
The days of childhood are busy for parents. We have schedules to coordinate, chores to complete, meals to prepare, homework to oversee and then we need to fit in time to spend together as a family ...