My bugs really enjoyed making these life-sized skeletons, using their own bodies as the outlines. Not only do the skeletons look ghoulishly fantastic hanging on the door and in the windows, but it is was also a great way for them to learn about some of the different bones in their body!Read More
Hallowe’en is almost here, and what better way to get into the spirit than to concoct some colourful, frothy, magic potions!
My bugs really enjoy MineCraft and the Harry Potter series, so this was definitely an activity I knew they would both love. Besides, what kid can resist the allure of experimenting and creating messy, bubbling, erupting, potions?! I even managed to get them to do some writing (disguised as fun, of course).Read More
A few days ago I create a Halloween sensory bin for my bugs using playdough as the star component. I followed the playdough recipe from here, and added some orange and mint scent to the orange and green playdough for an extra sensory element. I really like the texture this playdough recipe produces, and it lasts quite a long time if you keep it in an airtight container. I like to wrap mine in plastic wrap and then seal it inside of a ziplock bag.Read More
For M’s 5th birthday we had a superhero-in-training party. It was loads of fun to plan, and the DIY superhero capes and masks were a BIG hit among our guests.Read More
I really enjoy Halloween, not just because of all the sugary sweets, but because of the excitement of dressing up and the sense of community when we take our kids trick-or-treating around our neighbourhood. Once the cold weather hits, people like to go into hibernation, so it’s a great opportunity to visit with our neighbours!Read More
With Halloween just days away, I thought it would be fun for the boys to conduct a couple of science experiments starring… GUMMY WORMS!Read More