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DIY Father’s Day Gifts

June 11, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Father’s Day is next Sunday, June 17th. Dads do so much for their families every day of the year, and we love getting to celebrate them on Father’s Day every year.  If you’re looking for some kid-friendly crafts for the dads or granddads in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these…

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The Best Sensory Activities for Preschoolers

May 21, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Last week we shared some of our favorite sensory activities for toddlers. So this week it’s all about the preschoolers! As children develop and become more familiar with different sights and sounds, more advanced sensory activities will help them make new connections and discoveries about the world around them. These sensory activities are unique, fun,…

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The Ultimate Spring Snack Mix

April 23, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

As you head out for all your favorite spring activities, chances are you need a great snack mix to keep everyone energetic–and entertained. No doubt there’s some Easter candy still squirreled away in your cupboard. You might even be looking for a way to use up those last handfuls of crackers or the bit of…

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Kid Craft: Tissue Paper Stained Glass

April 16, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Tissue paper stained glass is the perfect spring art project. Not only does it encourage you to enjoy the beautiful sunlight streaming through the windows, but it is also an easy craft activity for kids of almost any age. It’s also great entertainment for a stormy spring afternoon and encourages children to anticipate when the…

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Spring Activities for Families in San Antonio

April 9, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

As the days warm into Texas spring, enjoy family time outdoors–or at least outside the norm–with these great San Antonio experiences.   Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair Park Featuring a splash pad, climbing structures, sand play area, and giant chess and checkers, Yanaguana Garden is designed for families to enjoy the outdoors. Bring a picnic and…

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Spring Activities for Families in Austin

April 2, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Around Austin, spring is already welcoming fresh flowers, produce, and plenty of family fun. Before summer’s heat arrives, relish these warm weather activities perfect for quality family time.  Strawberry Picking Spring brings on the berries–perfectly succulent and ripe for the picking. (Or jam making or cake topping or smoothie stirring.) Whatever your preference, load up…

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The Best Easter Basket Stuffers for Your Kids

March 26, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

When the bunny comes hopping by your home this Easter, don’t despair that your child’s teeth will be rotten by church time. While Peeps, Cadbury Eggs, and Reece’s Pieces in carrot shape might be tradition, there are plenty of other great Easter basket stuffers on the shelves. Tuck plenty of these ideas into the plastic…

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7 Ways to Celebrate Spring as a Family

March 19, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Now that Daylight Savings Time has ended, take advantage of the extra daylight and enjoy this spring season with your family. Here are some fun and simple ways to spring forward. Make Some Snacks Use those lovely pastel candies to make these spring M&M cookies from Two Sisters Crafting. Mix up a quick batch of…

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Fun Snack Ideas for Your Child’s Lunch

March 12, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

The school year is three-fourths finished (yay!) but chances are, your kiddos are tired of the same old PB&J every day. Or maybe you’re tired of making the same lunch every night or morning and would like a little variety in your shopping list–and fridge. We’ve got you ready to chomp through the last quarter…

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Family Fun: Plant an Indoor Garden

March 5, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Gardening with kids is fun and educational. A wonderful way to reinforce their understanding of how plants grow and where food comes from, gardening is also an activity that can boost self-confidence as they see a project through from start to finish. Experiment with some of these little indoor gardening projects this spring and who…

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