Monday, October 14, 2013

Creative and Curious Kids UPDATE!

I haven't been around in a LONG time!  So sorry to those who enjoyed reading Creative and Curious Kids!  We are still creating and learning in our household and hope that you are doing the same with your little ones. 

Here is a little peek into our lives....

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August
 





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October
 

 

 

 

Have fun learning and being creative with your kids!
Jen
 

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Family Tragedy

I'm posting today for prayers for my family.  We lost my cousin, his fiance, and three year old child in an awful car accident. (news story)   His one year old daughter is fighting for her life in the hospital and their 11 year old has a cracked skull and broken arm.  There is also a 9 year old that needs your prayers for the loss of so many family members.  She was at summer camp during the accident.

 
 
I've set up a Memorial fund page to help with the financial burdens for the family.  If God puts it on your heart to donate, here is the link:
 
 
Blessings,
Jen

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father's Day!

I haven't been around this blog lately, but I thought I'd stop by today being it's a special one! Actually I came to brag a little about the BEST DAD EVER! He told me I was amazing each time I gave birth to all 3 of our children. Well, he has been amazing ever since. 
 

Over the years there has been...

  • many kisses
  • bedtime stories
  • changing diapers
  • inside and outside tents
  • fishing
  • hikes
  • lots of hugs
  • the most tickles ever
  • hide and seek
  • freeze tag
  • drive in movies
  • pancake breakfasts
  • painted toes
  • amusement parks
  • zoo and museums
  • pushes on swings
  • parent conferences
  • picnics
  • snowball and water balloon battles
  • campfires
  • charades
  • driving the kids here and there
  • Camp
  • painting
  • swimming
  • bowling
  • piggy back rides
  • playing pretend
  • singing and dancing
  • playing Santa and Easter Bunny
  • building towers 
  • roller skating
  • birthday parties
  • bed tucking
  • and so much more!!!!!
 
Happy Father's Day to our special guy and to your Dads!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Exploring Bugs!

Spring weather mixed with a love of nature and curiosity equals .. bug exploration!

At a recent visit to the library, my little man was introduced to a book about pill bugs followed by a hunt outside of the library for  the critters.

I loved the preschool squeals as the children found and held pill bugs.  Ever since that trip, little man has been fascinated with searching for bugs during our times outdoors.  Below are some resources to enrich your little bug hunters at home!

ABC Bug Scavenger Hunt: free printable over at The Activity Mom.  I enjoyed creating this hunt for my children. 

Worm Activities: another recent post I shared over at The Activity Mom. Book suggestions and learning ideas.

Ladybug Songs: activity fun for little ones



I hope that these resources will be helpful!
Jen

Sunday, March 31, 2013

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