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Mother’s Day Gift Kids Can Make: You’re Toe-tally Awesome

Mother’s Day Gift Kids Can Make: Mom You’re Toe-tally Awesome! This is cute and simple and your kids can put it together for mom or grandma.  Just print out the cute printable below or make your own little sign and place the items in a cute bag and your set. No painting or messy finger […]

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Cinco de Mayo Photo Props and Printable

We had our Cinco de Mayo fiesta this past weekend!  One of the fun things we had for guest was a sombrero and mustache photo props activity. As always, I like to take this day to share with others that Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s independence day, but it’s actually commemorating the victory between […]

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Preschooler Activity: Earth Day Alphabet Coloring Sheet

We are in review mode here at Tuten Boys Academy, so for the little guy we are going to add some Earth Day fun to his alphabet review.  If you haven’t checked out our other Earth Day Activities here’s what we have done: Recycle Item Scavenger Hunt at the park and they really loved this […]

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Earth Day Activity: Puffy Paint Recipe & Earth Art

I’ve yet to find affordable puffy paint for kids in our neck of the woods.  So, we decided to make our own and surprisingly enough it was easy to whip up and super cheap compared to buying it. Don’t you love those activities that work well with kids of all ages!   My toddler absolutely […]

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Volcano Eruption Activity

Science. Party. Or just for fun. We’ve done it for all of the above reasons.  My son’s 6th birthday party was dinosaur themed so we erupted a volcano for one of the activities. See for yourself here: Dinosaur Kid Party Ideas, Games and Food. Last month were studying ancient rome and our book reading on […]

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How To Dye White & Brown Easter Eggs

I’ve been dying eggs with food coloring for as long as I can remember.  I think I may have used the store packets once or twice in my whole entire life.  I shared here how to boil a perfect egg, so if you’re boiling and dyeing eggs, hop on over for my tips. Now as an […]

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Kid-Friendly April Fools Pranks

Last year, I got my kids and even my husband really good for April Fools Day.  I was so excited that I was able to pull off our Wacky Dinner and before the night was over I got my husband with #14 from below. Now I’m trying to figure out how to pull one over […]

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Ninja Party Fun: Decor, Games and Food

My son woke up this morning and jumped into my bed and with a big grin and said, “Guess what, it’s my birthday.”  I rolled over in a groggy state of mind and in my smoker (I don’t smoke) morning voice, I replied, “It’s your birthday party not your birthday we already celebrated that last […]

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Preschool Activity: Sticky Rainbow Collage

It’s been raining on and off in our neck of the woods. So today we made a rainbow collage, fluffy white clouds and lots of raindrops.   My son loved that it was more of a scene than just an activity.  He sat under it and I couldn’t help  myself and get an umbrella in the picture. […]

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Spy Party Ideas

What kind of Valentine’s Day Party can I throw for boys?  Are they too grown up for hearts and kisses? These are the kind of deep and mind boggling questions I mulled over this past week, ha. I Spy Party was the winner idea! A few years back, I threw my boys and their friends […]

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LEGO Valentine’s Day Party Favor

The other day I asked my son who was going to be his valentine and he responds with, “You.”  Melt my heart, I have no idea how long this thinking will last but I am sure enjoying it to the fullest while I can. LEGO Valentine’s Day Party Favor These are yummy and easy to […]

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I Spy Random Acts of Kindness Jar!

It wasn’t Christmas or Thanksgiving it was just another month in the year when I watched my dad unload baskets of fruit, vegetables and bread out of the back of our car.  He laid the baskets on the side entrance of a low-income apartment complex and we then we drove away.  He didn’t wait to […]

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Valentine’s Day Activity for Kids

You’re going to love this Valentine’s Day activity!  My toddler was so entertained by every step that he ended up doing it on his own for 30 minutes.  I was able to get a workout in while he sat next to me at the table.  Nothing like a productive morning! So there are three steps […]

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Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy

So I’ve shared with you the best ever gift to give to kids when attending a birthday party but I’d say this Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy is up there on my list because it’s so darn cute. My son was recently invited to one of his best buds birthday party but it wasn’t just any ol’ […]

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Nature Scavenger Color Hunt

We have spent this past week exploring nature with my kids and to be honest, I’d keep the books on the shelf all week, to spend our days exploring nature. Don’t worry you can even do it in Winter and talk about the colors that are a part of Winter. My preschooler enjoyed this activity […]

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Non-Candy Valentines: I Mustache You…

I’ve been on the search for something clever for Valentine’s day to share with you.  When I finally came up with something–I realized it had already been done on blog land.  Great minds think alike! Either way I’m sharing it because it’s super cute, easy and it’s non-candy. In the past, between all of my kids […]

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New Year Goals for Kids: Wishing Wand Craft

During their annual Star Festival (Tanabata Festival), the Japanese write wishes on strips of paper, tie them on bamboo branches, and wave them up at the stars in the hope that their wish will come true. I like to set goals for myself. When I got married we started setting some goals as a couple. Now […]

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New Year’s Eve Activities with Kids

Are you celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids? Once upon a time when I didn’t have three children (long, long ago), I had a deep desire to end our year in style and with lots of fun. We’ve had parties.  We’ve gone swing dancing. We’ve had friends and family sleepover parties.  We’ve enjoyed game night […]

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