Can kids learn math while taking a bath? If you get a set of bath shapes, or draw shapes on the tub wall, your kids can learn a lot! I use an old set of bath shapes to talk to my kids in the tub. Here’s a whole bunch of the ones I use: Use these […]
Archive | August, 2015
Cool off at a City of Houston Sprayground!
When I want my kids to go outside to play but they are complaining about the heat, we head to the nearest City of Houston Sprayground! These colorful splash pads have fun water features that the kids love. Whether they are creating games or imaginary worlds in the water or even if they are just […]
Easy Math Game to Combat Boredom (and Challenge Your Child’s Brain)
Do you ever get stuck too long in a waiting room with your kids? Here’s a nifty little game that takes 41 cents and a piece of paper. Supplies: 41 cents – one quarter, one nickel, one dime and one penny Three “spots” – grab a random piece of paper and draw lines to divide it […]
The Best Backpacks for Elementary School Aged Kids
The kids are heading back to school and we’re gathering up supplies. Last year I bought a backpack that ripped the first week of school. The year before that, I ordered a backpack… and it was too small to hold a folder. This year I decided to ask Houston parents for their backpack recommendations, and […]
The Best Money Saving Websites for Back to School Shopping!
The back to school supplies are on the store shelves… but how do you get the best deal without driving all over Houston? Lucky for us, there are other parents doing the hard work of scoping out the deals! Here are the best websites to follow to find the best deals in the store and […]