Simple & Sensible “Super Mom” / “Super Teacher” Ideas

Here you’ll find parenting tips and ideas to make raising kids fun without being overwhelming (okay fine, parenting will probably still be a little overwhelming). This is where you can find fun craft ideas for kids, indoor and outdoor activities to do with your crew, plans for holiday celebrations, and kids’ birthday party ideas, to name just a few. This is also a space for educational activities for homeschool, preschool, and early elementary classroom teachers.

Toddler and Preschooler washing trucks for an outside summer activity

5 Summer Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers That Are Easy AND Fun

Summer is a fantastic time of year. Still, it can be painful if you’re hearing the words, “I’m bored” spoken (whined) constantly during summer vacation. You can avoid that with these easy and fun summer activities for preschoolers and toddlers. (Early elementary-schoolers will enjoy them too!) I have three boys, ages two, four, and seven, …

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Father’s Day Questionnaire Printable: An Easy Homemade Father’s Day Gift

Everyone wants to find the perfect Father’s Day gift– appreciated, but not too expensive or labor intensive. It can also be tricky to strike a balance between thoughtful and cheesy. This Father’s Day Questionnaire Printable checks all the boxes. It’s easy, quick, cheap (the ink probably costs… 5 cents? I don’t know), and it makes …

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Star Wars Party Ideas To Help You Throw The Perfect, Easy Star Wars Birthday Party!

As a mom of three boys, Star Wars invaded my home about four years ago and never left. To date, we have thrown two Star Wars birthday parties, have 1.5 Star Wars Decorated bedrooms (one is also half superheroes), and own eleventy-billion Star Wars toys. If you’re looking for great Star Wars Birthday Party ideas …

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Finished Easter Egg Craft for Toddler - Two Boys

Fun & Easy Easter Egg Craft for Preschoolers and Toddlers

Besides a basic coloring book, this is probably the easiest Easter egg craft for kids. It’s simple, requires no additional supervision (no glue, scissors, other sharp objects), and aside from the contact paper, no unusual materials. We typically do this at home, but it could also make a great Easter craft for preschool or Sunday …

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Easter Bible Verses for Kids – Free Printable Memory Verses

Celebrating Easter with kids is such a fun experience. There’s Easter baskets to fill, crafts to complete, and so many more Spring festivities. But how do you keep your kids’ focus on the spiritual significance of Easter and the Resurrection? Practicing and memorizing easy Easter Bible verses for kids is a great way to make …

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How To Make An Easy Elmo Birthday Cake (for Cheap!) – A DIY Tutorial

Wondering how to make an Elmo cake that won’t cost a fortune or take up all your time? I’ve got you covered. I know a lot of people who’ve made an Elmo birthday cake for their child’s first birthday. In our household though, the Elmo switch flips a little later. Right around the 18-month mark, …

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DIY Advent Calendar Ideas for Kids without candy!

DIY Advent Calendar Ideas For Kids (Without Candy!)

Like many people, the Christmas season is my favorite! I love celebrating Advent and counting down the days until Christmas. I have such great memories of opening the little doors on our Advent calendar every year as a kid. Nevertheless, the Holiday Season is already filled with treats. We bake Christmas cookies and decorate them, …

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