Seasons & Holidays

Autumn Tree Art

Autumn Tree Art

Directions: 1. To make the tree truck and branches, trace your grandchild's arm and hand on a piece of paper. I used brown paper but you could use white and color it brown. 2. For the leaves, cut up yellow, red, orange, and brown construction paper or tissue paper. 3....

Fall Bird Feeders

Fall Bird Feeders

This is a fun fall activity to do with your children and you're helping the birds. Directions: 1. Gather various sizes of milk cartons. 2. Cut out an opening. 3. Decorate with paint or permanent markers. 4. Make a small hole to push a dowel through so the bird can...

Windsock

Windsock

This is an easy project for you and your grandchild to make. It's especially great on a windy day. You will need: 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 colored paper Strips of paper for decorating Yarn or string Scissors & glue Directions: Fold the paper in a cylinder shape and...

Remembering Fathers and Grandfathers

With Father’s Day approaching , my thoughts turn to my own father. He passed away 13 years ago but I still miss him. I think of what a great support he was to me and my brothers. I also realize what a fantastic grandfather he was. He loved to play games with his...

Paper Plate Shaker

Paper Plate Shaker

I seemed to be obsessed with recycling. My grown children often make fun of me about it. I get excited when I can use something I already have to make something new. But that also means saving stuff (or junk as some like to refer to it). Well, I used some of that...