Foamy Soap Play

Foamy Soap Play

When I saw this activity at I knew it would be a hit. We have made foamy soap before but it was with shredded ivory soap. This recipe is much easier!  Just mix 2 tbsp Dawn dish detergent with 1/4 cup water. Turn on the mixer and whip it up. My little one adding […]

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Slime Jack O’Lanterns

slime jack o latern

Slime jack o’lanterns are a fun project for the Fall.  Using the Borax recipe for slime we made orange slime or flubber.  Basically squeeze 8 ounces of Elmer’s glue into a bowl.  Add orange food coloring.  In a separate jar mix 1/2 cup warm water and 1 tsp. of Borax powder.  Let the child shake […]


Body Painting

body painting

This was a fun outdoor activity we did today – body painting.  First we were painting the bottoms of our feet and making prints.  But then the toddler just wanted to paint other people’s feet or her own.  We had a bucket of water close by so anyone could wash up when done.  The toddler […]


Tot Time – Water Pouring

Water pouring is absolutely my daughter’s favorite past time right now (19 months).   Like most families with young children, our life is very hectic in the late afternoon between homework and preparing dinner.  Water pouring entertains the little one for at least 20 minutes.  She does make a big mess but sometimes I do […]