Entries Tagged as 'fun with kids'

Seeds and beans

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · fun with kids

Another daddy daycare day picture series. This time, the theme was “seeds and beans.” We read A Seed is Sleepy and The Carrot Seed before planting a bean seed or two in eggshells. Then the girls made bean mosaics. Chaos quickly ensued. But Tig was able to pull off a bean face before taking them [...]

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Candles

February 28th, 2011 · No Comments · crafty, fun with kids

Here are some pictures from daddy daycare day a few weeks ago. We bought some beeswax sheets and made candles. The kiddos enjoyed pretending it was their birthdays and blowing out the candles. And a very grateful shout out to Pioneer Woman for explaining why my photos look bad on the web. Thanks to her [...]

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Breakfast of champions

February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · food, fun with kids

This week I feel like writing about food. We have had some yummy breakfasts the past few weeks and I wanted to share. V is enjoying cooking more and more these days. She insists on scrambling our eggs in the morning. And she does such a great job. Tig adds just enough milk and cooks [...]

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Distilling love part two

February 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · crafty, fun with kids

Hope you are having a lovely week.

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Snow cave!

February 5th, 2011 · No Comments · fun with kids, nature

A snow crystal is a letter from the sky. –Ukichiro Nakaya, Japanese scientist (1900-1962) The snowbanks outside pile high to the sky, like Ezra Jack Keat’s illustrations in The Snowy Day. On my way to work, I brushed the feathery snow from one of the mounds with my glove. Diamond dust sprinkled from my hand. [...]

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The snow bowl

January 31st, 2011 · 7 Comments · fun with kids, nature

Once there was a girl. She got a bowl of snow to play with. Her mama made some paints with food coloring and water, and the little girl drizzled colors on the snow. And it was pretty. Then the little girl wanted to chop the snow up with her spoon. She dug in and chopped [...]

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Carousel ride

November 4th, 2010 · No Comments · fun with kids

Looking here. Looking there. Looking for the carousel operator. The carousel wasn’t open for another hour, but the nice man let her on for a ride, lucky little monkey. A sideways glance in gratitude. One happy little  girl.

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A week in pictures

October 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · fun with kids

“I knitting.” (No, she’s not.) Making no-cook play dough.

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Raspberries and apples

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments · family and friends, food, fun with kids, nature

Raspberry and apple picking this weekend with friends. Activities Next year, we will try to go apple picking during the week to avoid the crowds and then have a separate outing on the weekend to enjoy festivities on the farm, listen to music, see animals, and eat cider donuts (yum). Apple prints Foods Apple pies, [...]

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A week in pictures

September 24th, 2010 · No Comments · family and friends, fun with kids, nature

Quality time with Grandpa Jack. Painting with H. Catching rainbows. Stick raft made by daddy. Climbing trees and rocks by the pond.

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