Have you been hearing all the great New Year’s resolutions out there and been thinking about some simple healthy routines to adopt in order to create a healthier and more productive lifestyle? So have we! We’re thinking tangible, achievable and realistic. We did some homework and here are our favorite 6 healthy routines for a simplified, healthier and more productive lifestyle for parents. We would love to know your thoughts on these as well as your daily routines…please drop them in the comments! Pray & Meditate Daily Prayer, meditation, or a yoga class are all great ways to calm our worried minds and when we start the day with these we better prepare ourselves to have a productive day! We are lucky to have so many great yoga studios in the Southern California! There are also lots of free classes, online resources and inexpensive apps to help guide meditation and yoga. Stay tuned for our lists! This post contains affiliate links Proper Hydration is Important to Healthy Routines The Mayo Clinic states that an average woman needs about 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids each day. We can consume these fluids by drinking water, other drinks, and even food. Factors that […]
Viruses are everywhere. Some travel in the air, while others linger on solid surfaces, like toys and doorknobs. How can you help your children avoid getting sick this winter? Toddlers Toddlers seem to get sick more often than older children. Older children have a better developed immune system than toddlers; however, another factor is that the older a kid gets, the less likely he or she is to put things in their mouths. Toddlers put everything in their mouths, their fingers, their toys, even the remote control! In tests on hospital room items, researchers found that remote controls harbored more germs than any other common item in there! Clean Remote Another major reason a toddler get sick is that they often play near other toddlers. One drippy, runny nose or cough can go from a child’s hand to the handrails on a slide or play kitchen and pass to every other child who touches them. How Can I keep My Toddler From Getting Sick? It might seem obvious, but stay away from other toddlers if they have a cough or a runny nose. Many parents believe that if a child doesn’t have a fever, it is allergies. In reality, it could very […]
Valentine’s day is coming up fast and we are loving all the love and kindness that comes with it! So many great crafts and teachable moments. We’ve got two great crafts and printables for you that are great for little kids! One for giving kindness, and one for learning! Valentine’s Day Kindness Project: Valentine’s Day Cards. This Valentine’s Day, help bring smiles to people while helping your kids learn more about giving back and sharing kindness by sending cards to sick patients at your local hospital or retirement home. This is a project you can do with your family, friends, school, Girl/Boy Scout Troop and more! If you live in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, check out this event where you can attend to participate in card making…or you can do it on your own! Cupcake Number Matching Game for Valentine’s Day Learning Need to take a break from the Valentine’s sugar high?! Here is a fun and educational Valentine’s Day Cupcake Number Matching Game where your kids can play and learn their numbers! Free printable and easy prep! Enjoy!
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Themed Activity
Free Online Homeschool Lesson: Storytime and Craft Ideas!
Everybody loves ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’! This classic is a must read (about 500 times for most of you!). We have a homeschool / online caterpillar themed lesson for littles today including craft ideas and watching the author Eric Carle himself read ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’!
Storytime with Eric Carle
Hands on activities such as crafts are great for little fingers! The foster creativity and fine motor skills! Here are some ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ inspired crafts for you to try at home!
EASY AND FUN WIGGLING CATERPILLAR
Spring is a great time to teach kids about insects, nature and butterflies! This easy and fun caterpillar craft from Fireflies + Mudpies is a fun way to extend your spring homeschool unit!
Pipe Cleaner Craft
Toddlers and preschoolers love learning about caterpillars and butterflies! This pipe cleaner caterpillar craft from Messy Little Monster pairs perfectly with ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ plus it helps little ones improve fine motor skills!
Rainbow Footprint Butterfly
Spring will be here soon and that means sunshine, flowers and caterpillars become butterflies! This rainbow footprint butterfly from Messy Little Monster is not only a fun spring craft but it’s a great keepsake! Make one for Grandma for Mother’s Day!