imaginative play

Craft: {DIY Holiday Gnomes}

This simple, affordable and fun project is sure to delight your little ones!  Here is an easy tutorial on how to make these cute little holiday gnomes. You can either use wooden Peg People which come in different shapes and sizes or old-fashioned wooden clothespins. [...]

10 Natural Toys & Holiday Gifts for Kids

These are my top 10 selections for the most unique, handcrafted, eco-friendly, non-toxic, fair trade, natural and imaginative children's gifts of the season! Shop consciously and support these naturally minded small businesses and work-at-home families. 1. Padraig Cottage Wool Slippers Made by hand with the finest natural [...]

10 Outdoor Activities to Connect Kids to Nature

Some of my most treasured childhood memories are of playing outdoors... swinging from a tire that my Dad tied to a big oak tree, picking ripe juicy plums, running through the sprinklers and picking red seed pods out of Magnolia tree cones. Nowadays, children hardly get [...]

Creating an Inspiring Playspace for Kids

I wanted to create a playspace that inspires creativity and imagination and nurtures growth and development. I invested in a few key pieces that are open-ended and will grow with a child, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create [...]