Spend time with your little ones having fun and creating these simple Mother’s Day gifts, from Kaboose.com and Spoonful.com*: Transform a plain paper plate into a delightful card for Mom. Use craft sticks, glue, and colorful beads to create a jewelry box Mom or Grandma will love. These adorable Mom ‘n’ Me Wooden Spoon Dolls [...]
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Both Teacher and Provider Appreciation Days are celebrated in May. During this month, thousands of communities will take time to honor their teachers and caregivers and acknowledge the role they play in instilling a love of learning in the children in their care. Looking for an inexpensive yet heartfelt way to say “thank you” that [...]
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy some fun family time creating these easy St. Patrick’s Day crafts and tasty recipes that will put everyone in the spirit! Here’s a round-up of some great St. Patrick’s Day activity suggestions from Kaboose and Spoonful.com. Hang this happy leprechaun on your door to welcome guests. Construction [...]
This Valentine’s Day, create the opportunity to build and strengthen relationships between your child and loved ones. Have an aunt, uncle, grandparent or older sibling make one of these great Valentine’s Day crafts with him. Calendars can get hectic and we often get caught up in our everyday routines. Quality time is something that needs [...]
Our goal is to help children cultivate a deeper understanding of how every person has the power to help. During this month of the Great Sprout Tuck-In Season of Giving, focus a little extra energy around the idea of gestures of giving. Throughout the month, talk with your children about a time you did something [...]
We’re excited to bring these fun learning activities to your community! Help your child spot the differences in the drawings, or help Wags find his missing bone! Print these out and try them all! Which activity was your child’s favorite? Tell us below.
In our efforts to teach about kindness, our friends at Sprout offer six great games to inspire your children to be kind during playtime. They will have fun while practicing skills and behaviors that will stick with them as they grow. We thank you for spreading the message that kindness counts! Be Kind to Friends [...]
Friendships start with kindness, which is why we are asking you to help spread the word! Remind your little ones to take turns, practice patience and help a friend in need. Take a minute to teach your child this valuable lesson. Try introducing the fun tradition of making and giving friendship bracelets! Make one for [...]
Summer: the season kids look forward to, but parents dread. There can be such a thing as too much free time. So for every parent who is stumped when confronted with the cry of “I’m bored,” here are some suggestions. When the weather is appropriate to go outside Have a family picnic — the picnic [...]
Make a pattern with silverware (e.g., one fork, two spoons, one fork, etc.). Challenge your child to continue the pattern. You can try as many patterns as you want!