Articles: Activities

Supermarket Sweep

One of my favorite shows as a kid was Supermarket Sweep! I used to strategize with my mom about what we would do if we were on the show. Now, 20 years later (!!!!), Honey Graham and I watch these together and make fun of the hairstyles and clothes and so on. 

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Quickie Questions 4-24-17

It's Monday! It's the last Monday in April already. Of course, I spent the majority of the month super sick, so I have no idea where the month went! This week's question: 

Marble Painting "Tutorial"

Another fun activity we did over spring break was marble painting! I've seen the idea all over social media and thought we'd try it for ourselves. 

Green Kid Crafts April Sale!

You guys! I just got an email from Green Kid Crafts about their April savings! This is too good to pass up... read on below. 

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St Patrick's Day Sensory Bin

We've been having fun playing with our St. Patrick's Day sensory bin! 

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We have several beanbags around the house. I have made some out of about every material I could think of and I have also bought a few, like the ones in the affiliate link. I thought for awhile and came up with several uses for beanbags. 

Quickie Questions 2-27-17

Howdy, y'all! It's Monday, the last Monday of February already (thank goodness- I hate February). Since it's Monday, you know what that means- Quickie Question time! This week's question: 

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Hi all. I apologize for the lack of posts this past week. We've all been sick and it's been crazy town around here. I currently have a kid throwing up and the other one is having trouble sleeping because of a mental growth spurt. 

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Sensory Processing Disorder: Tools for Visual Stimuli

Here is part 2 in my Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Tools of the trade series. This post HERE is the one that started it all, with a huge summary of what SPD is and our struggles with it with Froot Loop. Keep reading for some tools and toys that have helped us on our SPD journey.

My new cool filing system

I instituted a new system in our household this year. In addition to using a very detailed planner and household binder, we use a filing system to keep track of papers and small things we need. It’s actually a pretty easy system.