Back to School Crafts and Activities School is starting... start a new back to school tradition with your family this year. Printables, crafts, and activities.It's Back to School week on our Mother Hen Summer Survival Series. We've had a fabulous summer. We've played hard, slept in, made messes... and now it's time to get back in to a routine. Anyone else feel the same? Oh how we love summer! But oh how we love the start of school! This week has been all about getting those kiddos … [Read more...] about Back to School Crafts and Activities
New pencils. New markers. New glue sticks. Wouldn't you agree that there is nothing better about back to school time than new school supplies? Well, and of course, shipping the kids off to school. Ok, ok, there might be just a few more reasons to do the happy dance for back to school time but this is definitely up there in the Top Ten.Back to school also means the wonderful life of routines. Sure, you might fly by the seat of your pants on the weekends but during the week, if you are … [Read more...] about After School Routines (and free printable)!
Random Acts of Kindness Teach your children about service with these simple, fun acts of service. Printables, ideas and more!It's our Random Acts of Kindness week on the Mother Hen Summer Survival Series. We love any opportunity to teach our children about service. Getting them involved in a service project is a fun family activity. We've gathered some of our favorite random acts of kindness ideas for you. Which one will your family do this week? Random Acts of Kindness Treat … [Read more...] about Random Acts of Kindness Activities
We all have people in our lives who inspire us to carry a little sunshine in our pocket and a little bounce in our step. For them I created this little sunshine in my pocket gift card holder thank you note.We gave these to dance teachers at the end of the year, but they would be fun to give for so many different reasons.I haven't found $10 iTunes gift cards sold separately, but picked up this 3 pack from Staples. I think that $10 is a good size of card to have on hand for those … [Read more...] about Sunshine in My Pocket Gift Card Holder
Everything is always better when it's either oversized or itty-bitty. As part of this weeks theme of random acts of kindness, my kids and I decided to make giant award ribbons for friends and neighbors. Think of how cute these will look hanging on everyone's doors as you drive down your street.One reason I chose this craft is to help my children see the great qualities in those around them. I want to teach them to cheer people on for their successes and not feel jealous or spiteful. It's … [Read more...] about Giant Award Ribbons Kids Craft