Blood Sensory Bin

It’s been a while since we went through a teaching unit on here!  I’ve had these activities in the works for a few months now, and they have been so much fun for the kids and myself.  So today I’m going to share a fun sensory idea that you can implement into your weekly activities for…

Life Cycles: Butterfly

  Welcome to a new series about Life Cycles on Mustard Seed Family.  From July-September I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler concerning animal and plant life cycles.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a butterfly life cycle made out of felt. Butterfly The…

Rainbow Felt

   It’s a Spring themed month here on Mustard Seed Family.  From March 20-April 20, we are focusing on the season of spring.  There will be art activities, outside exploration, felt board fun, and much more!  Please stay tuned for fun, cheap, and educational things to do with your toddler/preschooler. Today I will be sharing a…

Coin Sorting

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….

7 Cheap Activities for Toddlers to do Before Summer Ends

   This summer is flying by!  Below are some fun ideas to keep your toddler occupied until fall.  Be sure to follow me on Pinterest for more activities!   1. DIY Scented Play-dough Play-dough is a staple of childhood.  You can spend a fortune over time buying play-dough from the store, or you could just make…

The Importance of Mommy-Daughter Dates After New Baby

Our daughters need their attention buckets filled.  This is crucial after a new baby enters the family.  Because no matter how old they are, our daughters understand that our time with them lessened after that baby was born.  They notice, and a lot of time attention seeking behaviors start to emerge.  And while it’s frustrating…