Making the Most of Every Moment

I believe there are two keys to making the most of every moment. The first is to have a concrete understanding of time and where it goes, and the second is once you know where it goes to actively choose to enjoy the time you have. Here are some strategies you can use. . . . → Read More: Making the Most of Every Moment

Introducing New Foods Through Play

By introducing new foods to children BEFORE they are sitting at the dinner table you have the opportunity for children to see these foods as old friends instead of a potential dislike. . . . → Read More: Introducing New Foods Through Play

Sense Walks

A great way to make exercise more interesting. choose a sense before setting out for your next walk. You could go for a general senses – such as a “smell” walk or you can specialize such as listening for bird sounds. Here is a list of possible walks: . . . → Read More: Sense Walks

Hand Made Recycled Envelopes and Art Cards

Teaching kids to look at old things in a new light is a great creative activity and can lead to some fun art projects! You can make you own cards and envelops easily out of old paper and found objects that might otherwise end up in the landfills. . . . → Read More: Hand Made Recycled Envelopes and Art Cards

Christmas Round-up

As we gear up for another busy Christmas season, I wanted to provide a round-up of Growing Creative Kids Christmas articles. . . . → Read More: Christmas Round-up

Embracing the Creativity In Poetry – So Your Kids Can Too!

The question then becomes, how do you encourage your kids to embrace poetry if you never learned to enjoy it yourself? . . . → Read More: Embracing the Creativity In Poetry – So Your Kids Can Too!

Celebrating November

November is: Aviation History Month, National Model Railroad Month, National Novel Writing Month, Peanut Butter Lovers Month and National Sleep Comfort Month. . . . → Read More: Celebrating November

Make this year a GREEN Halloween

Halloween is a great opportunity for your family to add some GREEN to the traditional orange and black of the day. There are plenty of easy ways to reduce, re-use and recycle as you celebrate the spookiest day of the year. . . . → Read More: Make this year a GREEN Halloween

Games and Activities to Teach Taking Turns

Learning how to take turns is very important. Besides learning patience – which is in short supply these days – taking turns also teaches you communication skills, how to listen, even how to negotiate and compromise. . . . → Read More: Games and Activities to Teach Taking Turns

10 Wallet Friendly Ways to Beat Fall Boredom

Here are 10 Wallet Friendly Ways to Beat/Fall Boredom . . . → Read More: 10 Wallet Friendly Ways to Beat Fall Boredom