15 Ways to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days

It’s that time of year where we have a lot of rain in our forecast. Sometimes it’s hard to come up with new ideas to keep little ones busy, so today I am sharing 15 ways to keep kids busy on rainy days. Or you really could use these ideas any time you need something different to keep kids busy! […]

4 Little Ways to Build Kids’ Social Skills at Home

Kids may be missing out on usual social moments during the pandemic, but there are ways for parents to fill in those gaps at home. Many are feeling the effects of social distancing, but the situation is especially tricky for school-age kids, who are at an important developmental stage for creating friendships and learning how […]

Rainbow in a frame: Process Art

I want to dive right in and show you these amazing rainbows in a frame. You could also call them rainbow collages or rainbow stained glass windows. In either case, this is a great art process that the children can explore completely on their own. All that is needed to get started is… Colorful pieces […]

Games to Practice Spelling Words for Kids Made Easy

Learning to spell can be fun! Here are a couple super simple games to practice spelling words and sight word recognition. Hands-on activities are definitely more fun than worksheets! And they can be simple yet reinforce so many skills! Try the following word games for kids to practice spelling words, sight words, and uppercase and lowercase letter recognition. […]

10 Ways to Teach Kids About Their Emotions

1|| Emotions Sorting Game from Mom Endeavors Do your kids understand what an emotion is? There are so many different ones from happy and sad to disgust or afraid. If your kids have not put words to all the different emotions yet, then this printable emotions sorting game from Mom Endeavors would be the perfect way to start. 2|| Inside […]

Use a magnifying glass to spark enthusiastic learning!

One of my favourite tools to spark enthusiastic learning all around the classroom is a set of magnifying glasses. Over the years, my teachers and I have discovered fun ways to integrate magnifying glasses into our day so to capture attention, promote conversation, and get students tuning into the details around their world. Here are […]

Car seats are a must from birth up to age 9, but only 7% of SA’s kids are secured

Child passenger safety is in the spotlight this September through the child passenger safety campaign to educate parents and create awareness on the various aspects of their children’s safety in vehicles on South African roads. Although strapping in children is the law and many parents are aware of the importance of car seats, a common […]

5 Easy Ways to Be A Better Listener to your Child

We’re all guilty of getting distracted when our kids want to talk to us, but experts say that offering our undivided attention is one of the most important things we can do as parents. Here’s how to shift your mindset so that you can truly tune in. By Catherine Newman | Sourced From: Parents We are, […]