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 [...]
(July 10, 2014) Yep this month sensory dough is fizzy! All I could think of was a volcano, not much of a dough… So I searched around and found this post from Life Lesson Plans. It shows a malleable dough and it’s fizzy, bingo!
We followed the instructions and Nico got [...]
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about a new science centre in Calgary, since the old Telus World of Science downtown was too small and also somewhat outdated.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 [...]
This year we are joining a new series from Dayna at Lemon Lime Adventures, where several blogs bring you their adventures and special twists on a sensory dough every month. So come back every month to see what we do with our sensory monthly dough.
The first dough we are sharing [...]
As you probably have noticed, I don’t usually review things on the blog. But this one was too good to pass, although you might notice after reading this post that I am not very good at reviewing things. I was offered a free digital copy of “Christmas Crafts for Kids” by Beth [...]
It’s PlayDrMom again! This time I’m here to tell you about a great place we stopped on our travels in the Northeast U.S.
On our grand adventure in New England we spent one night, 2 days in Ogunquit, Maine. I choose to make this stop on our trip because my parents brought me [...]
(April 11, 2013) Nico loves when we buy a big pack of toilet paper because it’s a nice seat in the shopping cart. Normally he brings it in the house and the bathroom, then he’s happy to have done his job. Today, before dinner, he wanted to open the whole pack and play [...]
(April 15, 2012, 31 months old) There is a time in the life of a toddler, when just sitting on the floor on the deck is not exactly enough anymore. So it came as a very nice coincidence that a local hardware store had a really cute Hollywood swing in Nico’s size on [...]