Teacher Thank You Printable With Crayola Color

It is remarkable that I am already considering (and writing) about Back to School. Summer is too short! However, with children in camp and summer learning programs, summer time often feels like an extension of the school year anyway. So I am already thinking of a teacher thank you printable to use! Saying Thank You […]

Great Toys for Toy Donations

Whether December or May, the holidays or birthdays, everyone should consider donating toys throughout the year. Every child should be able to play every day. If you are wondering what to give to various charities for toy donations, here are some great toy donation ideas! These are gender neutral, cover a variety of ages, have […]

Fairy Love: Fairy Gardens and More

Sitting on the coffee table in our family room at home, is a mini-fairy garden. Every time friends and families visit us, we are always asked about it. “What is that?” and “Where did you get that!” We adore fairies in our family. If you want to have a family fairy, there are great products […]

7 Ways to Host a Charity Focused Birthday Party

When school starts, the round of birthday party invitations begin. Yet, it got me wondering. How can a typical birthday party be a-typical? How can it be an opportunity to be good, while doing something good. How can the kids be social while promoting social endeavors? A birthday is a great time to teach our […]

Six Toy Inspired Valentine’s Day Cards

As you can see in my post here, I love DIY Valentine’s Day Cards for the kids. It got me to thinking about how I could modify the existing ideas out there, with ideas of my own. Since most of my ideas involve toys, I wondered how I could take some of the popular DIY […]

Holiday Toy Gift Guide 2015

Here is my Toy Gift Guide 2015 with the top toys from the past year! Just in time for those last minute gifts for the holiday season! But don’t forget all those birthday gifts that you’ll have to think about in 2016  – so stock up now at the great prices and be ready to […]

Crayola Crayon Carver and Animation Studio

When I was at the recent HoliDAY of Play Event sponsored by The Toy Insider, I got a glimpse of the hottest toys for the holidays and products by Crayola top the list. One of them is the Crayola Easy Animation Studio and it was also named on of the Top 12 tech toys by […]