When it's too expensive to get all the kids in piano lessons, we do at home lessons, with a fun bingo card for the little kids and a great new tool for the older ones. Plus, these involve one less errand since you can do them all from home!
I don't know about your kids, but mine sometimes struggle with kindness. Here are five ways we promote kindness in our home, plus a free printable kindness journal to help kids remember that kindness is the priority!
Wow! I didn't expect so much love for my 2019 coloring page. So you guys are all learning about the New Year too, huh? Next up for us was learning our months of the year. We've really loved singing along to Singing Walrus's Months song on YouTube and Spotify, which is awesome, we can listen… Continue reading Months of the Year Coloring Pages
Preschool Piano Practice sheet, for a bingo board or flashcards, to help your preschooler learn to love piano!
One of the easy meals I plunked on our cooking challenge checklist was enchiladas. Husband likes red sauce and ground beef, but since I'm trying to teach kids to cook without too much dealing with stoves or raw meat, I went ahead and taught them a recipe for white sauce chicken ones instead!
Obviously, it's not a very authentic Mexican dish, but these are the enchiladas I grew up on and I still love them. My family tends to call them "Food Storage Enchiladas" because almost every ingredient is canned and you can stock up on it for your 3 months (or year) of food storage!
As promised in my Learning to Cook Challenge, I've got an easy recipe for your up-and-coming chefs to try out! I don't know about at your house, but where we are at it is HOT. Which translates into perfect weather for popsicles, icees, ice cream... ...and LEMONADE PIE. My uncle has a July birthday, and… Continue reading Lemonade Pie
Red was staring at the blender base I'd left on the counter the other day. "I want to make something," he told me. "What did you have in mind?" I asked. Partially, I was being a super-awesome-parent and letting him have a say, not putting ideas in his brain, etc, but the other partially was… Continue reading The Learning to Cook Challenge
Story time: The last few weeks, I've been working with Red (the four year old) on memorizing my phone number. We've done it before, and he had it down, mostly, but it just wasn't sticking. So I sang it. I made up a tune that worked and he liked it and now he can't forget… Continue reading Singing My Phone Number (Or, Helping Your Kids Memorize Anything)