Bunny Rabbit Mask How cute is this Easter craft?! The masks are made from a paper plate with the middle cut out and cotton balls stuck around the edges of the plate with liquid glue. The ears are made out of craft foam with pink pipe cleaners for whiskers and a craft stick so the kiddos can hold the mask up. Note: a single paper plate is too thin to hold the weight of the mask. A second paper plate (with the middle cut out) glued on to the first is needed to make it strong
Check out this fun activity for St.Patrick's Day themed slime! St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Slime Recipe 1 1/2 cups clear school glue 6 Tablespoons water 3/4 cup liquid starch 2 Tablespoons glitter or St. Patrick's Day confetti Cover work surface with newspaper or other protective item. Pour glue into a large bowl. Add water and stir until combined. Then add glitter and keep stirring until uniformly distributed. Add liquid starch and mix until thick and slimy. Then knead the
The holidays are in full swing! That means that many of us have put our Christmas trees and decorations up. For those of you will young kiddos, the decorations on the tree are very tempting to pull down, over and over again. This easy craft allows kiddos to (hopefully) be distracted enough by their own kid friendly tree, that they leave the big one alone. Craft: Felt Christmas Tree Supplies: Green Felt Colored Felt for Ornaments Scissors Double Sided Poster Tape (or 3M comman
The holidays are coming! This is such a magical time of the year, isn't it?! This weekend, the kids and I got started decorating for Christmas by making some paper snowflakes. We are going to hang them in the window this weekend. Check out the directions below! Start With a square piece of paper. Fold in half diagonally. Fold in half again. Fold one third. Fold again. Cut the "top" off at an angle. Cut out little designs on each side. When done, unfold your snowflake. Just li
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It's a great time to take part in some festive crafts with the little ones. My little one loved making crafts to give to her Grandparents at Thanksgiving last year, and we are excited to make this one! This is an easy craft for your Seattle nanny to make with the kiddos as well! Craft: Hand Print Turkeys Supplies: Construction paper (red, brown, orange, and yellow) Googly eyes Felt (yellow) Baby food jar (with label peeled off) Glitter
Themed activities with your child are a great way to incorporate upcoming holidays and learning. Both nannies and families can enjoy this Thanksgiving Bingo activity from Better Home and Gardens. You can modify the activity for younger children by simply looking at and talking about the images on the card, rather than playing the game. This way children of various ages within the group can all be involved. This activity and the PDF to print the bingo cards can be viewed here.