A Dozen Ideas to Make A Tee-shirt into An Animal and More

Do you need a cheap dress-up costume for a school skit or a birthday party activity that the kids will remember and wear long after the gift wrapping paper is thrown away? this post will get you started thinking of ideas that you can make with what you have in the house and a few little extra costumes parts.

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Fairy Wings and other Whimsical Things for Girls

This post will direct you to my Heart Felt Play Store along with a hint of why I love to sell dramatic play costume parts

In 1953 when I was 3  my grandmother bought me a Tinker Belle mask to wear for our hometown Halloween parade. I was convinced that I had the best Halloween costume EVER! and I was the ONLY one to be Tinke Belle. At age 3, little did I know that most of the other little girls in the US who had watched Disney’s Peter Pan movie, wanted to dress-up like Tinker Belle as well. Since then I think many woman began to love the mythical fairy. At age 67, I’m still not sure if Tinker Belle was a fairy or a pixie, but, dressing up with sheer wings is fun, no matter.

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6 Skills a Kid Can Learn from a Bag of Bugs

Why would a kids want to play with a busy bag of bugs when he/she can play a video game a parent may ask?

Early childhood educators and pediatric specialists know that the more simple, basic sensory ways a child’s the brain can be stimuate the greater the future learning capacity will be

This post and video will give a brief introduction to you, parents and those studying early childhood developement 6 ways a child can explore a bag of plasric bugs. There is no right way. Note: children under age 3 should not play with objects this small due to choking hazards.

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3 Ways to Have More Fun Learning New Facts

It is back to school time and we want our kids to have a successful school year. If the facts are a chore learning can be a bore.

But, we can encourage learning the facts above and beyond the bare bones minimum with 3 fun ideas.

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8 No Non-cents Nanna Rules for Babysitters

Meet the No Non-cents Nann is her youth. Nanna knows all children feel more happy and safe when they have boundaries set consisitently.

This old No Non-cents Nanna knows it is time to take some of her babysitter’s rules out of moth balls. Rules to keep every one safe really can be fun for everyone.

Mary Poppins inspired me with her spoon full of sugar and now I have the No Non-cents Nanna way!

Here is what I know from years  decades of working with children as a big sister; a babysitter; Sunday School teacher; a Register Nurse….I almost forgot the mommy and grand mommy role.

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