Category Archives: Holiday

Learning About Family

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the sidekicks are learning about family this week. We created interactive family trees using paper towel rolls, yogurt containers, and popsicle sticks that allow the kids to use their small motor skills to move … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be with You!

May the force be with you today! In case you didn’t know, May the 4th is Star Wars Day! Looking for ways to celebrate with your little padawan? 1. Read Jeffrey Brown‘s adorable kid and parent friendly books! 2. Practice gluing … Continue reading

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5 Easter Inspired Activities to Try this Week

Get your child excited for Easter with the following activities: 1. Create an adorable bunny tail like this one from The Pintrested Parent.   2. Either dye hard boiled Easter eggs, or dye blown Easter eggs (either blow out the contents … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Activities

Are you looking for some Saint Patrick’s Day activities to do with your little one this week? Look no further! Art Activities Draw shamrocks using stencils Make a rainbow with fingerpaints Use cookie cutters and paint to create shamrock stamps … Continue reading

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Children’s Valentine’s Day Book List

Either head to the bookstore or your local library; below is a list of love and Valentine’s Day themed books to share with your child this week: 1. The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn 2. Guess How Much I Love … Continue reading

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Book Inspired Valentine’s Day Crafts

I know that I already posted several Valentine’s Day craft ideas, but I found these children’s book inspired projects at StorySnug.com and thought they were too cute not to share (plus I love any project that incorporates themes and characters from … Continue reading

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Unique Valentine’s Day Crafts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Help your child create a homemade gift for someone special. Here are a few crafty ideas: 1. Heart Shaped Bath Bombs, by Allison at momspark.net   2. Heart Shaped Crayons, by Chelsea at Creative … Continue reading

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