It stinks seeing your kid sick and miserable. And if you’re anything like our family, your kid has been home sick and miserable a lot this year. So I put together 5 easy, low-key activities to do with your kids when they’re on the mend, but not ready to go back to school.Continue reading “5 Activities When Your Kid is Home Sick”
Category: At-Home Activities
Activities and crafts to do with at home with the kiddos that are easy fun, easy, and not too messy from One Little Small
St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin
Looking for an activity to keep your little leprechauns busy and out of trouble? Well, you’re in luck! This St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin is easy to setup and will keep your littles entertained all March long.
And the best part? Most of the items for this sensory bin can be purchased at your local grocery or dollar store. But if you’d rather have it all shipped to your doorstep, check out the shopping links below.Continue reading “St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin”
5 Easy Valentine’s Day Activities
Looking to spend some koala-ty time doing activities with your kids? Here are 5 easy Valentine’s Day themed activities and crafts to do with your little ones this month. Valentine’s Day puns not included (for the most part).Continue reading “5 Easy Valentine’s Day Activities”
How to Dye Rice
The easiest way to customize a sensory bin
For our Valentine’s Day sensory bin, I decided to try something new for the fill – dyeing rice. I had avoided making anything so complicated for our seasonal sensory bins, but I really wanted a red and pink fill for this festive sensory bin.
Overall, it took less than an hour to dye the rice and was easier than I anticipated. And everything you need to make this sensory bin fill can be picked up during your regular grocery store trip.Continue reading “How to Dye Rice”
Snow Painting Sensory Bin
How to enjoy a snow day, but still stay inside
I love snow days. There’s nothing more fun than bundling and playing outside in a winter wonderland with my kiddo and dog. But I can only really handle 2 or 3 days of snow before I begin to dread the bundling and unbundling process.
Insert snow painting sensory bin. I put some snow in our sensory bin, added some paint supplies and colored water, and voila! We had fun playing in the snow without the hassle of dressing everyone up in layers of clothing to go outside.Continue reading “Snow Painting Sensory Bin”
5 Easy Thanksgiving Activities
Looking to gobble up some fun? Here are 5 easy Thanksgiving turkey-themed activities and crafts to do with your little ones this Thanksgiving.Continue reading “5 Easy Thanksgiving Activities”
5 Easy Halloween Activities
Bummed about this lovely, rainy October weather? Here are 5 easy Halloween activities to keep your toddler or preschooler entertained at home.Continue reading “5 Easy Halloween Activities”
Halloween Sensory Bin
Looking for an easy Halloween activity? Look no further than this Halloween Sensory Bin! This sensory bin is easy to put together and will keep your kiddos entertained for hours.
Most of the items for this sensory bin can be purchased at your local grocery or dollar store. But if you’d rather have it all shipped to your doorstep, check out the shopping links below.Continue reading “Halloween Sensory Bin”
Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Painting
What’s more festive for the Fourth of July than fireworks? Here’s an activity to create some patriotic artwork with your little one this Independence Day.Continue reading “Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Painting”
Sidewalk Chalk Paint
Looking for an easy, crafty activity to keep your kiddos occupied in the backyard? Look no further than sidewalk chalk paint. It’s easy to make – just 3 ingredients – and everything rinses clean with water.Continue reading “Sidewalk Chalk Paint”