Posts by Laurel

Frozen fun for the Fourth of July

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Play, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Frozen fun for the Fourth of July

Looking for something fun for the kiddos to do on these hot summer vacation days.   Try making some frozen rainbow ice sculptures.   This activity is not only cheap, it will keep the kids cool and entertained.   The kids will love building  or painting with these frozen colorful gem like ice blocks.  It takes a little prep time the night before, but the fun is totally worth the  effort. What You’ll Need: ice cube trays recycled plastic containers of varying shapes and...

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Connecting with your baby through water play

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Play | 0 comments

Connecting with your baby through water play

Water play is probably one of my favorite sensory activities for children of all ages. I have introduced water play with both of my babies very early on.  As soon as they were able to sit reasonably well I had them splashing in water.  Water play isn’t as messy as it sounds and there are lots of ways to pull together an activity in just a few minutes.  It is also a good way to sneak in a little cleaning help from your toddler.  Water play is my go-to activity in the hot summer months when...

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