Monthly Archives: April 2014

How Can It Be That You are Three?!

Earlier this week my son turned three.  Below is one of my favourite pictures of him from 2013.  For me, it captures the wonder and amazement that comes with his age.  And, lucky me, I get to share in the beauty … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends Earth Day Craft

Since my kids are so young, it is hard for them to understand the concept of Earth on a grand scale.  However, it is never too early to start sharing some ideas of little ways to love the Earth’s inhabitants. Birds have … Continue reading

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Easter Cookies!

Between C’s birthday coming up on Tuesday and the family Easter dinners we are attending this weekend, I decided C and I would make some cookies.  I looked up a random sugar cookie recipe on line (here’s the one I … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday Ezra Jack Keats!

I’ve  already mentioned my love for books by Eric Carle.  Last month (March 11th) was the birthday of another favourite author: Ezra Jack Keats. Ezra Jack Keats’ stories are simple and often hold a message.  Apt. 3, for example, is about two boys … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Colour Bugs – Purple

Our bug rainbow is complete! For purple, we did a butterfly.     The supplies you need for this project include a purple paper plate, two black pipe cleaners, glue, a paintbrush, and two googly eyes. For decoration, what you use … Continue reading

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Creative Kids Moment: Colour bugs – Blue

We went simple and common for our blue bug: a blue fly. The supply list for this one was a paper plate painted blue, 3 black pipe cleaners cut in half, a paper half circle piece with a “neck” (I used patterned scrapbooking … Continue reading

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