Last week we went apple picking, which is one of my favorite fall activities! I’m not sure if it’s really the apple picking that I love, or the delicious cinnamon donuts that they sell at the farm. Either way, we always make fun memories! We’ve gone every year since Olivia was born, and this year… Continue reading Smells Like Fall!
Every year I do handprint crafts so that I can see how much Olivia’s hands grow from year to year. Today we worked together to make an autumn wreath. I knew that I couldn’t possibly dip her hand in paint enough times to make a wreath, so we got a bit creative. I decided to… Continue reading Give Me a Hand
Our family loves music, and although the talent may not be there, we love to sing, too! Each time that Olivia and I begin school, we start with a few songs. To help us decide which song to sing, I wrote the titles of various children songs on index cards. Olivia chooses two or three… Continue reading Let’s Sing!
Olivia is not a fan of having messy things on her hands. Here is the perfect way to finger paint – mess free! I simply printed out a coloring page from the internet. We used stars, but really any object will work. Olivia helped me to place the coloring page into a gallon sized zip… Continue reading No Mess Painting
This time of year always reminds me of apples – apple picking, apple crisp, apple donuts, apple pie… So today we made an apple craft that helped Olivia to work on her fine motor skills. I started by cutting a circle out of white cardstock. Together, Olivia and I ripped up little pieces of red… Continue reading Apples, Apples, Everywhere!