(Nov. 21, 2016) This morning, after hearing that the garbage bag left outside by papa last night got torn open, he right away tried to figure out which animal did it.
I suggested it might be a raccoon but he guessed either a fox or a mouse (not sure why [...]
We are currently working on our review of our first year on “Little Passports”, since we are entering our second year, but we just couldn’t wait to let you know about a great deal they have going right now!
Little Passport‘s Black Friday sale is here! And you [...]
I saw a corn starch dough on Paging Fun Mums and somehow it sparked the idea to replace the corn starch with baking soda. In June it was fizzy dough for Lemon Lime Adventures‘ “12 Months of Sensory Dough” series, but I was nowhere near having the time nor inspired. Now I [...]
(Aug. 16, 2014) Nico’s birthday was coming up and we always do a birthday shirt for him, normally it’s an iron on image and a surprise for him the morning of his party/birthday. This year I wanted to do something different, we have tons of freezer paper we got in the US [...]
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Remember the 12 months of sensory dough we did last year started by Lemon Lime Adventures? Well she’s doing it again and so are we! The first one is snow dough this year. I heard of it before [...]
At 4 am it came to me that for our next play date at the playground we should do a number hunt. I would take number magnets and hide them around the playground (which is all made out of metal) and the kids would have to find them in the [...]
This month’s sensory dough is slime and most slimes out there are made with borax, which from what I’ve been told is a pretty abrasive detergent. So I searched to find a slime recipe that did not have any borax and that’s how I found Fun at Home with Kids’ [...]
No, this post is not endorsed by “Dinosaur Train”, The Jim Henson Company or PBS…
Nico has been a huge fan of the “Dinosaur Train” TV series and the accompanying books. He also is a huge fan of his swings (he has three, his dolphin [...]
Before we left for Montreal in 2010, there were talks about a new science centre in Calgary, since the old Telus World of Science downtown was too small and also somewhat outdated. Fast forward four years and not only are we back in Calgary, but the almost [...]
One of Calgary’s main attractions undoubtedly is the Calgary Zoo. Located mostly on St.George’s Island in the Bow River, it is the second largest zoo in Canada (after Toronto) and founded in 1929 also is among the oldest one of the country.
In June of [...]