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Crafting and Playing with Nature

Welcome back to the next installment of our toddler series, a collaborative series between myself and the ever-creative Kristan of Munchkin and Bean. This week we are talking about nature. Making art from nature, crafting with natural objects, sensory exploration in nature, etc..


SunnyGirl is a pretty big fan of oil pastels for coloring. We put a fun twist on this simple activity by having leaves handy. She outlined the leaves on the paper and even colored directly on the leaves.
Crafting with Nature (1) (more…)

Travel-Sized Pet Rock and Pet Rock Home

This summer I am all about doing “old school” crafts and activities with my children, the types of things I grew up doing and loving. So when I set out to make pet rocks with LittleMan I had envisioned something about the size of his fist, just like I had as child. Imagine my surprise when LittleMan insisted on a pair of tiny pebbles…
Travel-Sized Pet Rock and Pet Rock Home from Suzy Homeschooler (3)
Things had to be tweaked to fit his desires. (more…)