Cat in the Hat Ice Cream

The Cat in the Hat Ice Cream Sundaes for Kids!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Looking for a fun treat to celebrate the day?  Try our Cat in the Hat mini-ice cream sundaes! Cat in the Hat Snack: kid size ice cream cones (the little baby ones)  strawberry fruit strips vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream small piece of a red licorice whip or red icing white M&Ms or [...]

Conversation Heart Candy Science Experiments

Science Experiments Kids Can Do With Conversation Hearts!

It is so much fun to do science experiments with candy! With Valentine’s Day coming up and conversation hearts everywhere we decided to experiment with them, but you could use any type of candy you have on hand too. Candy Science Experiment Supplies: conversation hearts or other candy water vinegar honey salt microwave freezer notebook [...]

Candy Play Dough Sculptures

Fun Kids Activity--Make Play Dough and Candy Sculptures!

We all know candy is great to eat, but did you know how much fun it is to play with?  We used some of our Halloween candy this year to make play dough sculptures! Playing and creating with play dough is a great after school activity for big kids too!  Many times we only think [...]

Candy Science for Kids: M&M Experiment

Candy Science for Kids!  How to dissolve the M off an M&M. Great for all that Halloween candy!

Candy is everywhere this week so we wanted to use it for some after school learning!  We did another dissolving science experiment, but this time the goal was to dissolve the M off of an M&M.  Have you tried this one before? It is really cool! M&M Candy Experiment Supplies: M&Ms Bowl of water That’s [...]

Easy Graduation Cap Cupcakes

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Last Friday was my oldest’s last day of kindergarten!  Aaaah!  She is super excited and totally ready to be a first grader next fall, but I cannot believe how fast time is flying by!  We are very proud of her and wanted to make her last day special. So I made graduation cap cupcakes!  The same cupcakes [...]

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Activities

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I love Dr. Seuss! He is the rock star of the reading world. I could go on and on and on. (And I’m sure I will over the next few weeks!) In our house, and in my classroom when I was teaching, as soon as Valentine’s Day is over the countdown is on – to [...]

Making Homemade Valentines!

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Do you make or buy valentines?  We are homemade valentine makers around here!  This year the kids went all out and worked very hard to create special gifts for their friends. My 3 1/2 year old loves superheroes, especially Batman, and picked out these cool superhero lollipops from Little Bit Funky!  The idea is ingenious [...]