Scarecrows Outstanding in the Fields Play Date Planner

Scarecrows are one of my favorite fall icons. They are just a fun addition to all the pumpkins and can be up for the whole fall season.  There are a few cute crows that made there way in to these projects too.  Most of the studio crafts are for the preschool and early elementary crowd.  The  kitchen section is perfect for a bit older kids and upper elementary  kids will have fun building a scarecrow.   Kitchen  We had a lot of fun making these scarecrows. … Read more Scarecrows Outstanding in the Fields Play Date Planner

A Love Hate Relationship Zucchini Play Date Planner

Zucchini is a vegetable that people seem to either love or hate. I remember the first fall after I had moved across country for a job and wanted to make some of my favorite zucchini bread.  It was the first time I ever remember buying a zucchini, I did not have any friends with gardens  and I was living in an apartment complex. That pile of produce that is commonly shared among friends and neighbors was not an option.  By the next fall this was … Read more A Love Hate Relationship Zucchini Play Date Planner

Apple Harvest Time Play Date Planner Roundup

With fall in the air and back to school in full swing it is a great time to have some fun with a Play Date Planner all about Apples. Getting Outside Of course if you have an apple orchard nearby this is a great trip for Kiddos of all ages. Cider and pies with a few apples to pick and some fall leaves almost begging for  family photos.  I love this scavenger hunt to take to the orchard with you.   But if you are … Read more Apple Harvest Time Play Date Planner Roundup

Aquarium Trip and Fish Play Date Planner Roundup

I made this Fishy Play Date Planner  for the day after a day at the Aquarium it is important to reinforce the things that they saw and learned about. With the Movie Finding Dory fresh in their minds the kiddos were excited to go to the aquarium to see a Dory fish.   I am lucky that we can make a day trip out of a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  This is certainly not something everyone can do  (I grew up in the fly … Read more Aquarium Trip and Fish Play Date Planner Roundup

Toes in the Sand Flip Flop Play Date Planner

When my Kiddos from Idaho visited recently,  we kicked the parents out of the house for a nice dinner. We had our own PARTY a Flip-Flop Play Date Planner. They had been to the beach and aquarium the day before so I thought a Flip Flop Party would be fun.   I had a few decorations for us to put up.  Easy things that they loves some flip-flop lights and garlands. This got the party started then we started Lilo & Stitch in the background. Kinetic … Read more Toes in the Sand Flip Flop Play Date Planner

Are You Ready for the Summer Olympics Play Date Planner

Has your family caught Olympic Fever?   I am looking forward to a few events over the next 3 weeks. As a former swimmer love to see all the swimming events but I also like the opportunity to see some of the less popular sports too. It is early morning TV on the pacific coast so I  should catch a few  clips at least of the shooting (medals are awarded days 1-9) and synchronized swimming (days 11 and 14 are medal events). Schedule The games in … Read more Are You Ready for the Summer Olympics Play Date Planner

Pokemon Play Date Planner

It seems that the Pokemon Go app has taken over the world.  Well at least I have noticed that even my work colleagues are talking about it so I decided to do some pinning and make a great Play Date Planner for you. Getting Outside Hopefully you have had the chance to  explore some new places looking for those elusive characters. Recipes I found lots of sweets that are on the board cookies, cupcakes and some amazing decorated cakes as well.  But I found these and wanted … Read more Pokemon Play Date Planner

Bubbles Play Date Planner

As a morning  project to get everyone up and going I love to head to park after breakfast and blow some  bubbles. Big Bubble Solution I have had good success with this recipe but it can be a little touchy.  I mix it the night before so it has time to set.   Aa humid day to keep the bubbles from drying out too fast.  You can add 1 to 2 Tablespoons of glycerin to help strengthen the bubbles. It is magical when it works and fun enough when … Read more Bubbles Play Date Planner