Mega Blok Classic Building Bag

An activity review by Laura P.: I got a bag of MEGA Bloks when I first started working for Marion’s, and it’s been fantastic! It’s my go-to toy for kids, both girls and boys. The blocks are big and colorful, and are easy for young kids to build with, but it also allows for creativity …

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Water Beads

An activity review from Sarah B.: Water beads are so fun! You can find them at the dollar store, Michael’s, and even online. They are meant to go in vases with flowers and come in all kinds of colors. They are also cheap ($1-2) and easy to replace. Kids love to play with these, they …

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Fun Recipes!

Cooking with children is a fun, hands-on way to introduce math & science concepts! I have so many recipes, I can’t share them all here, but here are a few “basics” to get you started! Gingerbread Playdough 1 c flour 1/2 c salt 2 tsp. cream of tartar about 1/2 c spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, …

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep is my new favorite book. I heard about it from friends and didn’t really believe until I started to read it to my 15 month teething baby boy. We got to the second page and I could hear him snoring, I kept reading and before I could get …

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Peanut Butter & Cupcake

‘Peanut Butter & Cupcake’ is the story of Peanut Butter trying to find a new friend to play with. He tries asking several different food kids if they’d like to play with him & his new soccer ball, but for various (& humorous) reasons, no one seems to want to befriend him. Of course, it …

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Sea World Aquatica

Aquatica is the new water park that Sea World now owns. It used to be Soak City, but know is owned and operated by Sea World. It’s a great place to take kids who want to get wet, ride slides, and have fun. The cost is $38 for adults and $30 for kids for day passes. …

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The Bing Bong Book

A book review from Shannon M.: One of the hottest items on the rise for elementary aged children today is social-emotional material, and when it comes to entertainment regarding this topic, The Bing Bong Book hits it on the head.. and heart! Based off the Disney/Pixar movie, Inside Out, The Bing Bong Book touches on …

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Greeting Card Boxes

It’s very easy to make a little box from Christmas cards (or any greeting card). I did this craft a lot with kids around Christmas, but you can still do the craft with any greeting card. You can use old Thank You cards or Birthday cards too. The project has very little cost, since I …

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Sensory Activity Ideas

Donna K. recently had some great ideas for sensory activities: I have plenty of toys for all ages, but sometimes I like to have something “new” to keep it fun for me, too! I recently made some new things by looking up “activities for one year olds” on Pinterest since all three of my “every week” clients …

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Popsicle Stick Valentine Rocket Ships

Are you looking for a fun Valentine’s Day themed activity to do with your child? We found these super cute Popsicle Stick Valentine Rocket Ships on the Glued to My Crafts website. Supplies: * Wooden Popsicle Sticks {regular – 6 per rocket ship} * Wooden Popsicle Sticks {mini – 2 per rocket ship} * School …

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