Monthly Archives: February 2013
Read With Your Kits (or rather your Kids) Make it fun and exciting. Enchanting. Fantastical. Did you know that on March 2, parents, teachers, and kids nationwide will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday and reading with the Read Across America project? You should too!
Print this sock coloring sheet for your Fox in Socks activity! Just click on the sock below to download and print!
Think before you speak. This idea is something that’s hard for kids (and often adults) to remember. Here are some guidelines to share with your kids. Before you speak, think about what you are going to say. Is it true? Is it honest? Is it inspiring? Is it necessary? Is it kind? Print this out […]
I love preschool learning activities that I can customize many, many different ways and activities that don’t break the bank. In my previous life as a preschool teacher, we often did this Twizzlers activity. Not only can you purchase the licorice for $1 at the local dollar store and get enough licorice strands for a […]
Making this air fort with the kids was so much fun and easy! Here’s what you need: – the biggest sheet you can find – packaging tape – fan To start, tape one of the long sides down to the floor. Place the fan at one end. Flip the sheet over the fan […]
Happy Valentines Day from the MomTrusted.com Team! Just click the image above to download the printable coloring page.
With only a few days until Valentine’s Day, I was struggling to find a super cute last minute Valentine’s Day gift that my preschooler could make her for her daddy. A friend of mine last year started her own company creating her own white label skin care and apparently her husband paid for a company […]
Thumbprint heart cookies are a fun and sweet way to say Happy Valentines Day! Moms and kids can work together on this cute baking project. There’s lots of good recipes for thumbprint cookies but we decided to take a shortcut and used a sugar cookie mix that just called for an egg and butter. Start […]
Dress your walls with this surprisingly simple heart chain! Kids can help make this easy chain, and if you like, you can incorporate lessons about shapes and patterns. It’s so simple to make, you’ll only need Paper Scissors Stapler Begin by choosing some colors. We went with Valentine’s themed colors, but it would also […]
Sometimes, the tiniest things are the sweetest! These fingerprint heart cards are just big enough to write an “I love you!” inside. We used White cardstock A red stamp pad (and little fingers to make fingerprints) Fancy paper to make an envelope Tape Cut white cardstock into small rectangles. Fold them so that they make […]
Put a spin on classic paperchain people by making them EXTRA BIG and multi-colored! (Also offers a easy opportunity to talk about diversity!) You’ll need Different colors of construction paper Tape Scissors Making paperchain people is nothing new, but you can add a mulicultural twist by making your characters all different […]
Did you know that an Octopus has THREE hearts!?!? That makes this guy the most likely candidate for our Valentines Day creature. :) Just click the image below to download and print this free Valentines Coloring Page!
I know this has been done about a million times…but it’s just so cool! :) So here is our version of the project. What you need – canvas or canvas board – spray paint (optional – if you like the metallic boards you’ll need this) – crayons – heating device What you do If you […]
This easy and fun Valentine’s day matching game is as fun to make as it is to play! Use your Valentine’s day craft supplies (like doilies, pink and red paper, markers, stickers, glitter, whatever!). Make a set of Valentines. We made three different, but similarly sized Valentines. Have your child help making them – […]
Add some glitter to these marble painted hearts, and make some extra-sparkly valentines! To make these hearts, you’ll need A pot, casserole, or dishpan Heavyweight paper Acrylic paint (in Valentines colors) Marbles Glitter Scissors Start by cutting some hearts. We used Valentines Day colors, and made our hearts by folding the paper in half, and […]
A fun alternative to play dough is cloud dough! It’s silky and smooth, and has a different consistency than salty homemade play dough. Mix some up, use some of your homemade colored sprinkles, and see what you can create! You’ll need flour vegetable oil vanilla extract food coloring (optional) Mix 4 cups of […]