Category: ’Infants’

Arts & Crafts Display Board

February 2nd, 2010 by Dionna - 18 Comments

My friend Sarah inspired me to put up this display board for Kieran’s art projects. It hangs in our living room. It was very easy to make – we just got cork board squares (12″ x 12″) and scrapbook paper in the same size. I attached the paper to the…

The Old Grey Cats Are Sleeping

January 26th, 2010 by Dionna - 2 Comments

In my quest to create weekly activity schedules for Kieran, I have checked several books out from our local library for inspiration. The one I am reading today is called Musical Games, Fingerplays and Rhythmic Activities for Early Childhood. As the name implies, the book is full of over 100…

Animal Kingdom Games

January 9th, 2010 by Dionna - 4 Comments

It has been too cold to get outside much lately (except maybe to gather snow for snow ice cream), and we have been going a little stir crazy. A friend gave me an idea for a game to help shake some of our sillies out, and I’ve been inventing some…

Rice Diving

October 19th, 2009 by Dionna - 8 Comments

I have a friend who has a son that is almost two months older than Kieran. We are both stay at home mamas, and we both enjoy doing fun, “educational” things with our toddlers. Neither one of us is drilling our kids with flash cards or making them memorize things…

Water Sprites

October 8th, 2009 by Dionna - 5 Comments

I hosted a particularly messy co-op class today: “Design Your Own Wrapping Paper.” I bought butcher paper and some powdered Tempera paint, then everyone used hands, feet, cookie cutters, cars, balls, and various natural objects to paint the paper on our driveway. The plan is to use the paper to…

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