Red, White And Boom – 4th of July Activities & Treats – Good Tips Tuesday #78

4th of July treats and activities for your red, white, and boom celebrations.

Fourth of July is just around the corner! Today we are featuring some really fun activities and treats for your Red, White and Boom celebrations. Also be sure to link up your posts below in this week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party.  Fourth of July - Red, White & BoomPatriotic Food Ideas for 4th of July - Dreaming of LeavingRed, White & Blue No Bake Cheesecake - My Big Fat Happy LifeSuper Fun Rocket Flyer - Brain Power Boy4th of July Baby Art - Something 2 OfferABC Stick Flags - Growing Book by BookGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Improve Gross Motor Skills Over the Summer

Improve those gross motor skills over the summer with these 5 fun ideas!

Summer is here and with it means warmer temperatures and kids hopefully being outside and active more. Summer is a great time to work on improving gross motor skills, especially core and strengthening activities that can benefit your child for the coming school months. Today I am going to share some fun and easy ways you can improve gross motor skills over the summer.Plus there's a really awesome giveaway at the end of this post for the ABC's Of Movement Activity Cards that you won't want to miss!This post is sponsored on behalf of The ABC's Of Movement Activity Cards. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest and my own. 5+ … [Read more...]

Fun Paint Chip Activities for Children

Fun paint child activities for children that are great for learning and fine motor skills.

I love simple activities that don't involve a lot of set-up and also include free to nearly free items. The paint chips you can get at your local paint store or Wal-Mart make GREAT little activities for children that can be a learning experience as well as just plain fun!Today I rounded up some cute ideas for you to try. With baby no.2 coming in just a few short weeks I'm sure we will be trying some of these as well with my toddler daughter. Paint Chip Activities for Children Paint Swatch Drop for Fine Motor Skills - Happy Hooligans (we've done this one before and my daughter has really enjoyed it!) 7 Busy Bags Using Paint Chips - … [Read more...]

4 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes – Good Tips Tuesday #78

It isn't summer without some delicious summer berry recipes!

I have been craving berries lately and they just so happen to be coming into season. It isn't summer without some amazing berry recipes. We are featuring 4 from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party. Be sure to keep scrolling and add your own family friendly posts to this week's party as well.4 Delicious Summer Berry RecipesStrawberry Cheesecake Sweet Rolls - Best of Long Island & Central FloridaCherry Almond Biscuits - Simply WrightBerry Tart With Lemon Curd Mascarpone - Best of Long Island & Central FloridaBlueberries & Cream Float - Chemistry CachetGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to … [Read more...]

5 Easy Ways to Introduce Scissor Skills For Toddlers

Yes, toddlers can learn how to use scissor safely and appropriately with these 5 easy ideas for introducing scissor skills for toddlers.

My daughter, who is almost 3, has been showing an increase interest in using scissors lately. Most of this is due to her seeing me use them to cut tags off baby clothes as we get ready for baby no. 2 to come. But developmentally, she is also at the age when children start to develop scissor skills as part of their fine motor development. Yes, that's right, 2 year olds should be able to start using scissors to makes snips on paper.Most parents are anxious about teaching their kids how to use scissors. However, I believe that showing your child how to appropriately use scissors and giving them supervised practice will help them to … [Read more...]

5 Summer DIY Crafts for Kids – Good Tips Tuesday #76

5 summer DIY crafts for kids as featured on Good Tips Tuesday.

One more week till it's officially summer. Although you would think it is already summer here with the temperatures in the 90's and evening thunderstorms. Here are some really fun summer DIY crafts for the kiddos this week!Thanks for coming by each week and sharing your awesome ideas and posts on the Good Tips Tuesday link up party!5 Summer DIY Crafts for KidsBook Themed Crafts for Kids - A Little Pinch of PerfectTin Can Stilts - There's Just One MommySummer Craft Projects for Kids - A Life in BalanceMy Busy Book for Travel - Powerful MotheringTop 10 Free Summer Play Ideas for Toddlers - Powerful … [Read more...]



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