Tag: Mother’s Day

  • Build Mom Some Mother’s Day Lego Flowers and Other Ideas

    Kids like to make something special for their moms and here’s a suggestion for one to build—Mother’s Day Lego flowers. Made by hand with lots of love. A friend’s son made this for her, which she treated like any other flower and put in a vase. Without the water, of course. This flower means more…

  • Time with Mother Nature for Mothers Day

    For Mothers Day, kids will spend time with their moms. Will there be some time with Mother Nature for Mothers Day? This weekend, some families will make mom a special breakfast. Other families may go out for brunch or dinner. Flowers are very popular for moms too. But how about some nature time? Instead of…

  • Bubble Art Mothers Day Cards Kids Can Make

    Hand-made cards are treasures that mothers keep for years. Here are some bubble art Mothers Day cards kids can make at home. There are several sites that suggest blowing colored bubbles and dipping a paper into them. I’ll admit to being skeptical about this.The bubbles don’t look colored, so how can they leave a color…

  • Mother’s Day Treat Kids Can Cook

    We would all like to give our others the sun and the moon but that’s not possible so here’s a rainbow Mother’s Day treat kids can cook, with a little help. Kids can choose some fruit that their mommy likes, such as grapes, strawberries, bananas, oranges, kiwis, peaches, melon, berries, etc. Kids can wash these…

  • Mother’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

    There are some wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for kids to make but this one seems to say what’s in our hearts using a few simple words and child drawings. This special “I Love Mommy” booklet uses only one sheet of paper but the folding is quite tricky. There are photos for each step. Adult help…

  • Mother’s Day Easy Breakfast Treat Kids Can Make

    Easy Breakfast or Brunch Treat for Mother’s Day Two of chidren’s early words are “Me do” and they are spoken with firm determination. Kids like to be able to do things by themselves and feel a sense of accomplishment and pride. It’s not always easy or appropriate for us to let them but they sure…

  • Happy Mother’s Day

    Earlier this week, Nicolle Nattrass, actor and writer of the solo play “Mamahood: Turn and Face the Strange”, was a guest on my radio show. She thought of motherhood as life on another planet. We’ve all been there and wondered if this is indeed some sort of alternate reality. The role of mothers in the…

  • Kindergarten Readiness – Happy Mother’s Day

    For the past two weeks, kindergarten readiness blog posts have been about how to grow children’s brains and make them smarter. I recently read an article that is perfect for today: A Mother’s Love Is Good for Child’s Brain The article summarizes a research project from the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, showing…

  • Readiness for Kindergarten – Mother’s Day

    Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Caring, sharing and celebrating together all contribute to children’s emotional development. At this age, the roots for healthy emotional growth begin. Like many other skills, children learn through play. This weekend, find some time just to play together, knowing that you are helping your child not just with kindergarten readiness but…