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10 Crafts to Make with Cookie Cutters

As promised, I made a list of non-food projects that you can use your stash of cookie cutters to make. 10 Crafts to Make with Cookie Cutters Sun art. Set a cookie cutter on top of solar paper (or even very dark construction paper) and set it in bright sun for a few hours. The cookie cutter will keep the paper from changing color where it sits, and the rest of the paper will darken (for solar paper) or fade (for construction paper). Cinnamon air fresheners. Mix equal parts of sweetened applesauce and cinnamon. Knead and squeeze until a solid … Read more

10 Ways To Have Fun with a Preschooler at the Beach

Taking a preschooler to the beach? Simple and easy suggestions, activities, and tips for what to do. Make art, crafts, science experiments, math activities, and games. Super fun! They'll never get bored!

We’re going to the beach for a week this summer. I like the beach, and Grace liked it the last time we went, too. I think Grace will have fun, but I’m a little afraid of a bored tantrum where she whines, “I want to go-o-o-o!” To keep her from getting bored, I have assembled a list of 10 things we can do together in the days leading up to and at the beach. Ahead of time Make a flower visor to keep little faces shaded. I’m thinking that we can make a couple of these in different colors, and … Read more