How to Attract and Safely Catch a Butterfly | Butterfly Gardening and Farming | Easy to Follow photos

How to Attract and Safely Catch a Butterfly | Butterfly Gardening and Farming | Easy to Follow photos

How to Catch a Butterfly So this is one of those posts that has been in my mind for probably at least a year, maybe more. Every year I go to the PA Farm Show (January) and many years we go to the Great Allentown Fair. Each time we go to either of those venues,…

Why Educational Apps are Important | Pros and cons of Apps for Education

Why Educational Apps are Important | Pros and cons of Apps for Education

Educational Apps | Pros and Cons According to NPR, 53% of American kids over 11 have their own smartphone, and 84% of American teenagers. But, with doctors and other professionals constantly reminding parents not to allow too much screen time, we want to be sure that at least some of the time our kids spend…

How to Make Sensory Bottles | DIY | Benefits | Uses

How to Make Sensory Bottles | DIY | Benefits | Uses

Making Sensory Bottles Sensory Bottles or Calm Down Bottles are a huge trend right now. And why not? They are great for all ages and abilities, and you can make sensory bottles that match any kid’s interests. A sensory bottle is an umbrella term for any clear bottle that is filled with stuff that is…

How to Get Kids Outside | 7 Ways to Raise Kids to Love the Outdoors

How to Get Kids Outside | 7 Ways to Raise Kids to Love the Outdoors

How to Get Kids Outside Today really reiterated to me that I need to get back to the outdoors and get my kids outside. I had my son at the eye doctor and she is an expert in her field (at a local children’s hospital). She said that they are seeing an increase of young…

6 Benefits of PlayDough | 10 Ways to Use PlayDough in Skill Development

6 Benefits of PlayDough | 10 Ways to Use PlayDough in Skill Development

Benefits of Playdough Play Dough is such a great thing for kids and adults. There are many ways to foster development in many skill areas. In looking for benefits of playdough for adults, it really is the same list as children. As far as activities, I don’t worry too much about what is age-appropriate. If…

Movie Night Ideas | Best Themed Dinner Nights and Movie Night Themes

Movie Night Ideas | Best Themed Dinner Nights and Movie Night Themes

Movie Night Themes With longer nights upon us, I don’t know about you but I am in full hibernation mode. I have a few evening activities scheduled for this fall and winter so that we stay healthy and don’t turn into total hermits. In order to try to make our TV time more fun and…

8 Benefits of LEGO | Best LEGO Sets for Creativity | LEGO Without Instructions

8 Benefits of LEGO | Best LEGO Sets for Creativity | LEGO Without Instructions

Benefits of LEGO Lego bricks are an excellent way to encourage creativity in our kids. You can purchase Lego bricks and pieces by themselves. Or you can purchase complete sets with specific instructions that have a main build in mind. What are the benefits of LEGO? What are some of the best LEGO sets to…

Kid-Friendly, Fun, Family Farms Near Me | Delaware

Kid-Friendly, Fun, Family Farms Near Me | Delaware

Fun Farms to Visit in Delaware We just love visiting farms. Both of my kids love animals, Kevin in particular. There are many local farms and animal farms to visit with children in Delaware. Make sure you double check hours and restrictions on their website or Facebook page. Many of these farms are free. I…

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