Oh boy, this one was fun! To design these plates we used yarn, glue, and the MakIt plate templates. Simply paint a circle of glue in the center of the plate area and start winding the yard around the center point. Continue painting the glue around the outside of the yarn and pressing the yarn […]
We’ve been having so much fun making these plates. Here’s another style we tried…Scrapbook! We used scrapbook papers, scissors, glue, and buttons for this design. Scanned our creation and sent it over to Makit to finish them. So much fun and they would make fantastic Mother’s Day gifts too!! Get your plate template here and […]
We explored the new interactive appbook about a Little Lost Note that was on a mission to find herself. Through this self discovery she has a chance to try on lots of different musical sounds and your kids get to play the instruments she encounters along her way. Such a whimsical story that leaves children […]
We were wanting to make some plates for Mother’s Day gifts this year so we asked Makit if they would help us out with this. They were totally on board! So they sent us the the plate forms and told to go crazy. Ask and you shall receive! :) Here are the first set of […]
Just in time for Valentines Day! Download this free zebra coloring page and color it for your special little someone. Click here to download this beautiful hand drawn zebra coloring sheet!
Dress up is always a favorite around here, no matter the occasion. Today we made this simple, but cool masks using only some basic supplies. Maybe you’ll be able to tell (or maybe not!) we were inspired after a talk about how Eric Carle might make his artwork in some of our favorite books, like […]
A new 100 dollar bill went into circulation last month (October 8, 2013 to be exact). It was estimated that the currency costs 12.6 cents to make with a special blue ribbon woven into the middle of the bill. We wanted to learn a little about the spiffy new $100 bill so we did a […]
After reading some particularly encouraging testimonials and blogs, we’re trying to work a LOT more water drinking into our daily routine. Staying well hydrated is good for both your mind and body! In figuring out the optimum amount to drink I ran into a lot of logistic problems. Should I count ounces all day? Cups? […]
Here’s a project to do before or after your next zoo trip. You’ll need: paper, scissors, a hole punch, pipe cleaners, and this printable. You can print the giraffe-printable on colored paper or print it out and use it to trace onto construction paper. If tracing, fold the paper in half widthwise first and make sure […]
A great activity to work into your preschool letter lessons is Rainbow Letter Tracing. The idea is for the preschooler to trace the same letter several times with different colors to get the hang of how to write that letter. They create a rainbow of colors on the letter. It’s a great way to get […]
Print, cut, and fold your way into this AWESOME paper cube ninja! What you need: – download and print this paper cube ninja design – paper – scissors How to do it: 1. Cut the white parts away from the 5 character sections. 2. Use your scissors or exacto knife to cut the […]
It’s spring, and chances are it’s beautiful outside! I’ve spent the last couple of days researching Tree Care in Amador, San Joaquin, Tuolumne Counties as it has definitely been too long since we gave our backyard some love! My two toddlers adore spending time outside together, so I’m always looking for new outdoor activities to […]
Click any of the images to download this printable Mother’s Day card. Or download your printable Mother’s Day Card for kids here! We would love to see your creations too! Share them with us on our Facebook Page!
When you’re a kid, there’s nothing more fun than pretending to be a mysterious spy. Print these secret agent ID badges, and let your little ones create their own secret identities! Let them paste or draw their photo. Get a stamp pad and fingerprint them. Fill out the important secret agent information. Cut out, […]
My daughter whispered to me a few days ago that we were definitely going to catch the Easter Bunny this year after some failed attempts at catching a leprechaun last week. This coloring page captures the desire our young ones have to catch the magical creatures we tell them stories about. These are the dreams […]
Print these pop up letters for your toddler or preschooler to trace and color to get more familiar with their alphabet. Download the full set of alphabet coloring pages here (lowercase) | (uppercase) – The full set includes the alphabet coloring sheet above and all the individual letter coloring sheets below. or Choose from the […]
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!
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 […]
Happy Valentines Day from the MomTrusted.com Team! Just click the image above to download the printable coloring page.
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!
This printable Holiday Scavenger Hunt is a fun activity for those long winter days off! Whether you live in the country, the suburbs or in the city, scoping out some holiday scenery is a classic family activity. Use this printable scavenger hunt as a guide to get the most out of your neighborhood […]
Nature walks with the kids in the fall is so much fun. Inevitably you end up with a handful of leaves, pine cones, and other goodies that were just perfect. This coloring page really embodies the feeling of being outside, fall time, and finding the perfect leaf. Click to download the free printable coloring page. […]
Preschool Activity Worksheet to practice beginning sounds. What is the beginning sound? Fill in the missing letter for each animals. Submitted by: http://www.kindergartenworksheets4kids.com/ Submit your work too! Click here.
Worksheet Help the children find the pumpkin! Submitted by: http://www.kindergartenworksheets4kids.com/ Submit your work too! Click here.
Do you know anyone with a birthday coming up? Have your coloring chefs make a personalized cake in their favorite colors – and be sure to add the right number of candles! Click here for your printable Birthday Cake!
The end of summer is the perfect time for making and sharing friendship bracelets. Print out a few, and have your kids color them in with their friends! We’d love to see what patterns and color combinations they come up with (share with us on facebook)! Click here for your friendship bracelet printable.