Make A Recycled Placemat

This is a simple activity idea for use either at home or the centre, have kids collect and bring in any recycled greeting cards they may have received over the Holidays and use these to make recycled placemats! A great way to develop and build on fine motor skills would be to have the kids…

Easy to Make Halloween Pumpkin Craft

To date, this is probably one of my favourite Halloween craft ideas. It’s quick and easy to set up with minimal clean up, making it ideal for use at home or the centre. It’s also easy on the budget and great for all ages and capabilities. You’ll need several sheets of tissue paper, we choose some…

DIY Backyard Games

Looking for a quick and easy DIY backyard game for kids of all ages to enjoy throughout the summer months? How about a fast paced game of Tic-Tac-Toe?! I put this one together last year and it’s held up pretty good ever since. I mainly used items I had around the house such as leftover tiles…

Planning A Road Trip

Summer’s here and most families are starting to think about and plan summer activities. You’ve got your day trips, play dates and my personal favourite, road trips! The planning, the packing and then there’s the whole plotting of places to see and things to do along the way and once you get there, it’s the…

Boredom Buster Games

‘Message in a Bottle’….how about ‘Story Starter in a Bottle’. This boredom buster activity idea is perfect for all ages and stages! All you need is an old jar and some strips of paper!! Write or type various story starters on several pieces of paper and store them in a jar…next time the kids say they’re bored…