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Let’s Write to Santa Claus!

Write to Santa!   It’s less than a month until Christmas! And that means if your kids want to write to Santa Claus they’d better hustle their bustles! Up here in the chilly north (Canada) if you write Santa, he will write you back. (Very exciting!) Assuming you write him in time, of course–the guy

What to Buy Your Kids for Christmas: Unscripted Toys

Wondering what to buy your kids for Christmas? What are the best toys for kids this year? What will bring out the best in them and make them geniuses? It’s an easy answer, but one that might surprise you. (As well as save you some mullah, mullah, mullah.) The answer: Unscripted toys. Say what? What

What is This: Imaginative Play for Kids

  What Is This? Got your imagination? Okay! Let’s go… Pick a Cloud… Any Cloud I know, I know. It is winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The last thing we want to do is sit outside and gaze at clouds. Although… did you know that kids who play outside tend to be less anxious? They

How to Make the Easiest Super Sand

How to Make Homemade Super Sand (Cheap & Easy!) First a secret. We’re going to use salt instead of sand to make our super easy, super cheap super sand. Yeah, I know. We’re rule breakers. It’s the way we roll. It’s also the way kids learn best–by playing with the ‘rules’ or ‘instructions’ and making

Crazy Snow Angels

SNOW ANGELS Guess what we have? Snow, snow, glorious snow! And it is light, fluffy powder… perfect for… snow angels!!! In case you missed how to make a snow angel when you were a kid… here’s how to make a snow angel: Wear your snow gear so you don’t freeze and get snow everywhere. Brr.

Binoculars and Kids

Take a Look at the World With Fresh Eyes One of the coolest things about hanging out with kids is how they see the world. It’s fresh. Unique. Now give those kids a pair of binoculars? Wow. Suddenly the world opens up. They can see across the strait–there are building over there. They can see