A toddlers summer bucket list or 35 things to do with your toddler in the summer

Having a toddler at home in the summer time is a lot of fun but also draining! We are always busy doing something. The best part about the summertime is that many of the activities that we are doing are free or low-cost. Sure, I’ve made a few trips to the store to buy some [...]

No mess art? No way!

Materials Needed: Large ziploc bag, construction paper, at least two colours of paint, tape and something like newspaper to put the paper on afterwards

I love the idea of an art project that is mess free! It fills three requirements of no mess, easy and fun!!! All you need is a large Ziploc bag (think freezer size), two different colours of paint, some  construction/craft paper, tape and newspaper or paper towel to let your air dry on. To make it more fun for an event [...]

Touch and Feel

Princess Peach is now at an age where she is really into touching and exploring everything! She is also really into books these days and loves being read to. It’s so cute to watch her ”read” a book to herself and flip the pages. Yesterday, we went on a walk and she had a book with her and the [...]

A pint sized artist!

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There is something so freeing and wonderful about finger painting. There are no rules, no boundaries and the masterpieces that are being made are in the artist’s mind and on their finger tips! Anyone no matter what their age or abilities can finger paint. Some might need some help but it’s really such a fun experience! [...]

Colour your world

We’ve all been there. You are colouring a picture and you hear a crack. Your amazing coloured burnt sienna crayon has broken in half. So you pick outrageous orange from the box and continue colouring in the picture. But what do you do with that poor broken crayon that is sitting on the table? Well, I [...]

Shake it baby, shake it!

Princess Peach loves music. We have daily dance parties in our house and have since she was a newborn! She has just started to clap her hands to the music and it’s the cutest thing! We also have a bunch of musical instruments. It seems like I’ve collected quite a few over the past few [...]

Let’s get messy!!!

In my line of work I get messy. Paint, marker, mushed crackers, juice, smushed smarties, pee, poo, spit, boogers. I’ve been covered in it all. Then I went on mat leave and I’m surprisingly clean these days. Priness Peach had bad reflux so for many, many months I was covered in vomit but I was [...]