Gingerbread house decorating makeover! All the fun without the sugar crash.

Christmas Play Days This week, I’m back with some of my favorite blogging friends to bring you a series called Christmas Play Days. These bloggers are all INCREDIBLY creative, so don’t miss their posts: Ribbon Wreath Craft by Fantastic Fun and Learning Recycled Play Dough Molds by Play Trains! Snowy Christmas Tree Small World by […]

Airplane Play: Airplane Sensory Bin, Personalized Coloring Sheet, and Frozen Fizzing Airplane Fun!

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  Affiliate links included for your convenience. Our oldest daughter shares her daddy’s love of airplanes to such […]

Pink Airplane Birthday Party

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  If you ask our three-year-old what she wants to be when she grows up, she’ll say, “A […]

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating–Safe, Last-Minute Play Idea

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  Glitter glue. Have you shared its sparkly awesomeness with your toddler or preschooler? Until the other day, […]

Halloween Art–Invitation to Create with Edible/Baby Safe Paint!

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page! As you may already know, I’m collaborating with a few of my favorite blogging friends to bring […]

Creepy-Crawly Cauldron Play–Halloween Play Invitation

A few weeks ago, some of my favorite blogging friends collaborated on an epic play project–25 Fall Play Invitations. Are you familiar with play invitations? Play invites are simply engaging setups that invite kids to play. There’s no parental agenda or expectation that kids will play in a certain way. Ideally, these invites engage the senses, […]

Craft Ideas for Kids–Exploring Texture

Right now, our little preschool co-op group is exploring textures. We’ve danced on contact paper, read and touched some fuzzy/slippery/bumpy/furry books, patted pumpkins, and attempted a few open-ended craft ideas with the little ones. This particular art idea was a huge hit with both the one-year-olds and preschoolers–a texture collage! What you’ll need: Cardboard (Cut […]