Was just loving me some pink today! Enjoyed making this arrangement with various tones of magenta. Made me feel a whole lotta LOVE!
Both kids and Mom love these Paint with Water books. You just need a cup of water and paint brushes. When you brush the books with water, colored paint forms on the paper. So you don’t need your own paint! My kids have so much fun with these and we find them at our local dollar store! Can’t beat that!
When I know we will be home in the afternoon, and I need to occupy the kids AND cook dinner simultaneously, they LOVE this option of making their own pizzas!
- Premade pizza dough (one for each child)
- 1 container sauce (usually good for two pizza pies)
- 1 bag shredded mozzarella cheese (also good for two pizza pies)
We roll the dough right on a clean table. Sprinkle flour on the table and dough, I like to use Almond Flour.
You will want to move the dough onto a pan before applying the sauce. Let the kids spread the sauce, it gives them a sense of accomplishment and creativity!
Then they sprinkle on the cheese. Or in my daughter’s case, they eat the cheese too!
Put it in the oven according to the premade dough package instructions.
The finished product is ready to EAT!
I found these wooden castles at a recent Michaels trip and I was so excited to get started on this project! Now, I thought it would keep them occupied for a looong time, but it was about 30 minutes. It is ok though, because they were so proud of their creations!
The castles were $9.99 but they always have one of those 40% or 50% off coupons that you can find. All you need is some paint and paintbrushes, as well as something to cover the table (I used a roll of kraft paper).
I let the kids pick which colors they would like on their “palette”, which is a small plastic bowl.
My daughter is almost two years old, and even she was very engaged an excited about this project.
I find it best to give each sibling their own brushes and paint from the start, so they know what is theirs and it avoids fighting.
They did an excellent job!