Our lives are governed by our imaginations. This season we will explore ways to turn your child’s creativity loose and learn why boredom can be a good thing. That’s right. A good and necessary thing in learning to fly. Stay tuned!
by Rebecca Lemar Winter is beautiful, dark and hibernatey. Being indoors so much more during these winter months, we needed a project that brought color to our lives. This easy window decoration is simple, fun and adds a lot of charm to your living space. Materials: • Cellophane- (at craft stores it comes in huge […]
“This hose is a breathing tube,” our 9-year-old son said holding up a piece of garden hose. I nodded and continued chopping carrots. “And this foot pump is part of a tricky machine that lets you breathe underwater.” “Uh-huh,” I said absently. I was used to the boy’s inventions. Mousetraps from duct tape, helicopters from […]
By Rebecca Lemar Just an ordinary day at our house making salt dough until we added some nutmeg and woo-hoo, the air filled with spice. What other things could I add, I wondered. So we got out vanilla extract, orange extract and almond extract, smelling them all before we filled a ¼ teaspoon and added […]
There is no cure for curiosity—Dorothy Parker If I were a Fairy Godmother bestowing a precious gift upon a child, I would choose the gift of curiosity. Plink! And you shall go out and ask why, and what would happen if….. You shall receive skinned knees and dangle from trees. You will lift up rocks, […]
By Rebecca Lemar Feed your child’s imagination and get them moving and creating with these easy and fun ideas! 1. Conversation: Fill up a page with hearts. Then have a conversation with your child about who (or what) you LOVE. Write a word in each heart. Variety: Cut out hearts and hang them everywhere, make […]