Painting Rain with Printable Art Prompt

Painting Rain with Printable Art Prompt

What is the colour of rain? Give the rain painting prompts to children along with watercolour paints and find out! The post contains Amazon affiliate links to the products we used! I love rainy days, and have made more than a few attempts in the past...
Nature Portaits

Nature Portaits

Inspiration for making art can sometimes strike unexpectedly and in unusual places. Who would have thought that a stump can turn into a canvas for creating beautiful nature portraits of our family? The idea came to my two-year-old, and I had nothing to do but follow...
Name Writing Nature Hunt

Name Writing Nature Hunt

Sometimes a new focus is all that is required to return the vibrancy to something that is beginning to pale. This is what this activity is about – making a familiar walk special by having a spontaneous nature hunt. But we weren’t just hunting for pretty...
Apple Drying Experiment for Kids

Apple Drying Experiment for Kids

Budster and I have both been congratulating ourselves on our recent acquisitions. I have a new car, and he has a new skill – cranking! Unfortunately, Daddy’s “new” car has crank-operated windows, and Budster’s enthusiasm for slyly...
31 DIY Toys to Make in the Fall

31 DIY Toys to Make in the Fall

We started making handmade toys for our son before he was even born. We wanted to fill his toy box with special friends that Mommy and Daddy sewed and carved. Nine months were long enough to do the job! Soon strange little creatures with button eyes and wooden rattles...
31 Fall Art Projects for Children

31 Fall Art Projects for Children

We like to celebrate the change of seasons. Autumn is so bright, colourful and inspiring when it comes to making art. I collected a few art projects and crafts that we would like to try this fall. There are thirty one of them, which means that if we do one every day,...
Button Pumpkin: Bright and Easy Autumn Craft

Button Pumpkin: Bright and Easy Autumn Craft

When pumpkins fill the fields, autumn is here. This time of a year pumpkins also fill our garden and local farmer’s market. A couple of pumpkins decorates our porch, and the freezer is getting filled with pumpkin puree, which will be turned into many pumpkin...
Little House in the Pumpkin: Autumn Craft & Sensory Bin

Little House in the Pumpkin: Autumn Craft & Sensory Bin

Carve a pumpkin to make a nature doll house for your kids and all of of their toys! UPDATE: Four years later, my son built a pumpkin house of his own. Read how to set up a fun engineering challenge with pumpkins! After seeing how much fun my baby had a year ago with...
How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks

How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks

Would you like to add a touch of nature to your playroom? Here is our DIY tutorial on how to make a set of Waldorf-inspired nature blocks that are great for imaginative play with animals! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. We do not...