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Encourage Independent Play In Children

This is something that I’ve been wanting to share with you for quite some time; it is my all time favorite way to encourage independent play each and every day.  I’ve always known I’m not a crafty mom, but as the years of parenthood rolled by I discovered my  children are very crafty.

Not only does this one idea encourage independent play in our home, it also fosters creative play in each of my children.  And this method is used spontaneously each, and every day. Continue reading Encourage Independent Play In Children

How To Make An Activity Binder For Kids

In all my ten years of parenting, I’ve never provided anything crafty for my children for Thanksgiving.  I’m just not a crafty mom.  It’s not my cup of tea to find the ideas, gather the supplies, and supervise the children during their time of creating.

I’d much rather my children just run and play with each other, or family members.

However, this year is a bit different…slightly; this activity binder that I’ve put together will give my children something fun and crafty to do without overwhelming myself.  And even better, Continue reading How To Make An Activity Binder For Kids