Green Process Art

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} We’ve been taking a lot more library trips lately, which in turn is inspiring a whole lot of activities based on books. Our latest was based on the Caldecott Honor book Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Love this book. Just love it. If you’re looking for…

“Press Here” Art Activity

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} Have you read the book Press Here by Herve Tullet? It’s a super fun book that’s all interactive for the kids. My two year old loves the book (I also add in sound effects as we press the “buttons.” It cracks him up!) This activity was all…

Rainy Day Window Art

{For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links} The last couple days have left us cooped up indoors because of rain. That kind of drives them (and me!) crazy. While I was trying to keep us occupied, I fumbled into this new painting technique that gave a pretty neat effect! I’m calling it “Rainy Day…

Tape Resist Heart Art

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}     I love hearts. Valentine’s Day or any day of the year, hearts are just my favorite shape 🙂 If you’re following Munchkins and Moms on Instagram, then you saw our Heart Art there just a couple days ago (Instagram followers always get a sneak…

Tractor Painting

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}   I know, I know…we just did a tractor post (Excavating Hearts Construction Zone), but I’m not kidding you when I say these tractors are my boy’s favorite toys! So I can’t help myself when we find another way to use them in our daily activities…

Invitation to Create with Wagon Wheel Pasta

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}   I was out of regular spaghetti noodles the other night, but I had lots of wagon wheel pasta on hand. As it cooked, I looked at the shapes and thought they were really interesting- not only did they look like little wagon wheels, but they also looked like…

Paper Towel Art

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}     We have been participating in The Nurture Store’s #simpleplay photo prompt on Instagram (Check us out on Instagram while you’re there!). I love that it gives me, as a parent, a creative play prompt to provide for my boys. And following along with the other…

Cat Print Valentine Cards

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}   We’ve been on a bit of a card-making kick lately (Toddler Thank You Cards and Handprint Birthday Cards), and we’re adding another to the list: Toddler Art Valentine Cards. I know we have more than a month until the holiday, but when inspiration strikes, I…

Handprint Birthday Cards

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}   Yesterday was Papa’s birthday and instead of going out and buying a $28 birthday card (doesn’t it seem like that’s what they cost nowadays?!), we decided to do a DIY version. Many feel that they’re not cut out for DIY and avoid it all costs, but with…

10 Thank You Cards from Toddlers and Preschoolers

  With Christmas over, toys opened, and clothes tried on, it’s time now to take a break and thank the ones we love who made Christmas so special for our little munchkins. Here’s a collection of 10 toddler and preschool made thank you cards to help teach gratitude to our little ones:   This post contains affiliate…