Woodland Creatures Match Game Printable I’m a big fan of making our own games and activities for Elise. We have some wonderful options on our devices, but there’s just nothing that beats a good-old-fashioned card game sometimes. A simple match game printable turns learning into tons of fun!
Paint a small birdhouse and make this easy bird feeder craft for kids. It’s great for patriotic holidays because it decorates the yard and brings in a bit more of nature into the backyard. Teaching Kids About Holidays We’ve started our Red, White and Blue Series here at Ruffles and Rain Boots as a way to […]
We had an unconventional Easter this year. One of my best friends had to have surgery just before the holiday and I offered to help out with their two daughters for a few days. My hubby stayed home to get some projects done around the house, and although I could have used some help with […]
Although Elise knows her alphabet (mostly), I want to condition myself to start emphasizing the sounds of the letters correctly. After all, an alphabet is just a code; the use of an alphabet is what makes a language. And truth be told, I can whip out my Southern-drawl-plus-New-York-speed accent in a heartbeat and no one […]
Have you all already known about this book and I’m just now finding out? This is a great (mostly) picture book and is our 2 year old’s absolute FAVORITE from our latest big library haul. All of the animals in this book are made up of hearts. There are all kinds of animals and the […]
A hippo, a dragon and a toddler walk into a kitchen… And they stirred up some spelling soup and a whole lot of fun today! Click on “Read More” to dive in! This post contains partner links for the books we own or are reading. For our full release on these links, please click here. […]
This adorable heart panda craft is sure to please everyone, from young to the young-at-heart! Grab some simple supplies and let’s get crafting. This craft also includes a video tutorial for the littlest ones to follow along. Meet some friends Elise just made: Frisky Fox and Patient Panda. And no, I did not come up […]
I love these books! And so does my toddler. Click on “Read More” after the picture to frolic in fun with us. Updates (because I may be one of the laziest bloggers on the big, wide, Internet). 1. Fall has begun in the Pacific Northwest. That basically means that this is the most frustrating time […]