{Craft} St. Patrick’s Day Rainbows

When I think of Saint Patrick’s Day, I think of rainbows.  I’ll choose the gorgeous colors of a rainbow over a leprechaun any day.  Here’s a fun way to use ingredients you already have in your kitchen to make salt dough rainbows. This is a good project for a rainy day since it takes a […]

Photography Crafts

Do you and your little one(s) like taking photographs but then aren’t sure what to do with them? Then you’re in luck, because today I’m sharing two ideas for DIY photo craft activities that you can make together. Whether they play with these on a rainy day at home, or you slip them into the […]

Valentine’s Day Sun Catcher Craft

I have great memories of making art as a child. I can still remember the names of my art teachers in school and the classrooms where we were encouraged to make messes and explore. I try to recreate that setting in my kitchen for my preschooler on a regular basis, especially around the holidays. Do […]

Water Beads Sensory Play

My kids are blessed with several “cool uncles” but my brother has become the official science guy for my toddler. He is determined that she enter preschool with a masters level knowledge of the sciences. After an awesome (for the adults) experiment illustrating pH using pureed cabbage and dry ice, we talked about perhaps bringing […]

Getting out of the house

The weather is getting cold, and while I love the chill in the air, being stuck at home with a toddler or two can smother that holiday spirit quicker than my daughter can redecorate the bathroom with the contents of my make up drawer. This winter, I am determine to plan ahead, so I’ve started […]

Cold Weather Activity: Rainbow Rice

Brrr! It’s cold outside! If you’re looking for some indoor fun with your toddler or preschooler, a rainbow rice sensory bin will bring some colorful cheer to a cold day. It’s super simple and can most likely be done with items you have in your house right now.     You need: Rice Rubbing Alcohol […]

{Worth the Drive} The Art Barn with Farmer Sue

While this blog will cover Smyrna and the surrounding communities, we’ll also highlight activities, events, and destinations that are worth the drive. One of these treasures is The Art Barn at Morning Glory Farms. Located in Hickory Flat (between Alpharetta and Canton), it only took about an hour to get there from Smyrna, yet it […]