Olivia is already super excited about Halloween. She has her costume picked out (and our Trunk or Treat theme, too)! This year will be the first that it will be a big challenge to limit the candy intake, but it will be so much fun! Today we read The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters, and… Continue reading Getting Into the Halloween “Spirit”
One of the ways that the parents help out in Olivia’s preschool classroom is by making and donating playdoh. We volunteered to make the orange playdoh, so that was today’s fun activity. Olivia did a great job helping to mix the ingredients together, and I’m sure that she and her friends will love making all… Continue reading Making Playdoh
This weekend we took our dog Pepper to a local path, to go for a walk. Olivia loved looking at all of the leaves that had fallen down. Even though they aren’t their pretty colors yet, she still enjoyed collecting them. After bringing them home, she couldn’t wait to make a craft out of them,… Continue reading The Leaves are Beginning to Fall!
Olivia is blessed to have wonderful grandparents, and she loves to make things for them. Today we started by reading two books – one about grandmas, and about grandpas – before making our gifts. I love crafts that use children’s handprints because I think they are an adorable way to see how much the child… Continue reading Happy Grandparents’ Day!
I just can’t get enough of summer, so we are adding one more summer craft. Today we made our own paper aquarium using a paper plate, blue construction paper, fish coloring pages (found online), plastic wrap, scissors, a glue stick, tape and stickers. First, Olivia colored the fish. While she did this, I cut the… Continue reading One More Summer Craft