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
Hello! My name is Lorrin, I blog about the embracing the perfect mess of life with kids over at embrace the perfect mess which pretty much includes anything to do with family life- recipes, quick diys, practical home decor, tips for traveling with kids, tips for photographing your kids, and a whole lotta mom-life! This is my second time guest posting here on The Crafting Chicks. In case you missed the first post, check out this super easy DIY sidewalk paint.This week we are talking about … [Read more...] about DIY Mason Jar Banks
Get your space loving kids out of the house with this space scavenger hunt.Hi again! Tiffany from Making the World Cuter here! I am a mom of 4 awesome kiddo's, my 3 youngest are boys...and they are OBSESSED with anything space related. Star Wars might have something to do with that. We have an annual pass to our local observatory...which is really just a few giant telescopes, but those boys just eat it up! That's why I had to be a part of science week, so I could make a fun space … [Read more...] about Space Scavenger Hunt
Fizzy Limonade is a fun science experiment that you can do with your kids!They'll love watching it fizz up as they make their very own carbonated limonade!If you're asking Don't you mean Lemonade? Why did you say Limonade?? Well, it's because it's made with both limes and lemons instead of just lemons. I love the flavor combination, but straight lemonade is great...or you can try a limeade too! So, How Does it Work? Baking soda has an alkaline base. Approximately 5 percent of lemon … [Read more...] about Fizzy Limonade