Imagine Childhood: Interview with Sarah Olmsted

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Imagine yourself as a child, running through a wide open meadow, making your own magic wand from a found twig, and building forts in thick woods, and you've caght the spirit of Sarah Olmsted's book, Imagine Childhood: Exploring the World through Nature, Imagination, and Play. I recently got my hands on Sarah's hot-off-the-press book, which is packed with 25 magical … [Read more...]

Art Games: Draw with Art Dice

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I'm always happy to land on fun art games that entertain my children and help their brains develop. I originally blogged about these handmade art dice last Spring, and thought you might like to see how this popular tool is getting used by 2-year old daughter #2. I started with a set of blank wooden blocks. If you don't have wood blocks, you could make your own by folding … [Read more...]

Homemade Gifts: Kiwi Crate for the Holidays {Giveaway}

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We love homemade gifts, so when Kiwi Crate recently asked me if my 4-year old would like to try one of the newest Holiday crates from their Celebration Shop, guess what I said? Yes please! We're giving away three of these Holiday Crates, and you'll have a chance to win one at the end of this post! They sent us a crate called Gifts Made by Me, and given the quality of this … [Read more...]