Dyeing Water Beds for a More Fun Sensory Play

Water and water beads sound like a lot of fun. We just found this amazing thing that you can do with water beads and incorporate it with your children’s sensory play. Put them on the water and let the kids play with it. Make it even more interesting by dyeing it with different colors and let the fun begin. (Oh, just make sure they are old enough to know that these beads are not food.)

Dyeing Water Beds for a More Fun Sensory Play

Learn the process of dyeing water beads at Tutus and Tea Parties.

You can find colored water beads but where’s the fun in that? Playing with colors is an enjoyable bonding and learning moment for you and your kids. So grab your food coloring and start experimenting.

Food Coloring

Summer Thing To Do – Pom Pom Bird Craft

Now that it’s almost summertime, we are looking for a creative project that we can do around the house. A colorful and fancy decoration perhaps? A pom pom bird craft that you and the kids can make and be able to hang the finish product for everyone to see is a wonderful idea.

Pom Pom Bird Craft

See the full tutorial at MollyMoo Crafts.

Crafting is indeed a bonding moment to a mother and her children. Spend more time together creating crafts. If you need some tips, you can get this book to answer the questions you might have. Now, you can start with some simple beading bracelet or necklace designs with this beading kit.

Beading Basics Kit

Kids Coloring Project – Spring Banner Printable!

Colorful spring banner project for the kids

Are you ready for spring? I know I sure am! This super cute spring printables project for kids lets them color in the spring icons and then string them together for a homemade DIY banner. So cute and should provide some fun on those last, long dreary winter days.

Download the printable at Do Small Things With Love.

Edible Paint for Fun at the Kitchen Table

Edible Paint for Kitchen Fun for Kids

Are your kids going crazy in the house during cold (or too hot) weather? Try some edible paint for tons of fun – turn snack time into play time right at the kitchen table. Totally fun….can you imagine how much fun the kids would have painting their snacks?

See the recipe at the brilliant Living Locurto blog.