Cozy Up with Cost Effective Winter Crafts

Let’s face it, it’s been a pretty bummer year for ‘real snow’ activities in the Midwest but that doesn’t mean you have to ‘snow blow’ a lot of cash traveling to Vail for skiing! You can have plenty of winter fun right here in your own kitchen! Science Fun: Add together science+winter and it =Continue reading “Cozy Up with Cost Effective Winter Crafts”

Chill Out with a Kid’s Winter Book Review

So far it hasn’t been the snowiest of winters, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the flurries inside these winter themed kids’ books. Look for them at your local library or check out the links for the free read alouds on You Tube. In Amadi‚Äôs Snowman by: Katia Novet Saint-Lot Amadi, a young boyContinue reading “Chill Out with a Kid’s Winter Book Review”

New Year’s Craft Celebration

Whether you will be celebrating at noon or at midnight tonight here’s some fabulous, free, and fun ways to protect your pocketbook while you party. Paper Plate Count Down Clock is a great way to learn to tell time as well as celebrate midnight (or noon as the case may be). Rice Noise Makers areContinue reading “New Year’s Craft Celebration”

Kid’s New Year, New You Workouts

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Kids’ Holiday Workouts

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Christmas Craft Corner

It’s T-minus one week till Winter Break! Are you ready to keep the kids busy and your wallet full? I didn’t think so. Here’s some fun ways to save your Christmas Cash for the New Year by using things you probably already have sitting around your house. Good Housekeeping had tons of great Christmas craftContinue reading “Christmas Craft Corner”

Open the Gift of Free Kids’ Christmas Workouts

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Have a Holly Jolly Kids’ Christmas Book Review

Check out our top picks for kids’ Christmas books for 2022. As always, I have included the links for the free read alouds on You Tube just in case your library can’t get a hold of a copy for you to borrow. In A Bad Kitty Christmas by: Nick Bruel bad kitty learns an importantContinue reading “Have a Holly Jolly Kids’ Christmas Book Review”

Cheap Christmas Cheer

Here’s a re-blog from last year. Most of it is still quite applicable to this year except, alas, Mooseheart is no longer doing its famed holiday light drive. Are you looking forward to those two weeks off from school with dread in your heart? Are you wondering what on earth you are going to doContinue reading “Cheap Christmas Cheer”

Low-Cost Lights

I don’t know about you, but in my mind it’s not Christmastime unless you’ve enjoyed the warm glow of some holiday lights over the rim of a nice mug of hot coco. Unfortunately, the cost of seeing holiday light displays has inflated, much like everything else these days. The good news is there’s still manyContinue reading “Low-Cost Lights”