Today I carved out a bit of space for a mini art studio and Ruby has been in creation mode all day long. Her art space has evolved over the years. I created her first intentional art space for her 2nd birthday. My birthday gift to Ruby was loads of art supplies: markers, crayons, … More Mini Art Studio
Ruby has a love for the solar system. Space has been her jam for months. I decided to support her interest by turning the dramatic play space under her loft into a space station. The first thing I did was gather all of our space related play stuff in one spot to look over what … More Dramatic Play: Space Station
One of our favorite before bed activities is playing with light and shadow. We have the perfect little bedside lamps from IKEA that are movable so we can cast light in whatever direction we please. Our play with light started in early toddlerhood when Ruby discovered light switches. You know what I am talking about! … More Light and Shadow
Ruby has always enjoyed playing games but I must admit that I have not always enjoyed playing them when they have no point. Candy Land, I’m looking at you! Luckily, we have found some games that we both enjoy playing and oh what a difference. (Mostly by way of suggestions and gifts from friends, so … More Game Night
Kids seem to bounce through life with endless amounts of energy. Sometimes we need to look for ways to channel a little of that “bounce” and give our kids an outlet to jump. This post is going to focus on ways to bring on the bounce, especially inside the house. Mattress Do you have a … More Might As Well JUMP!