Month: April 2018

Paper Plate Lion

RAAAWR! Next week on Caitie’s Classroom, we’re going to learn all about SOUNDS. Here are the instructions to make your very own lion. Be sure to check out Caitie’s video for a detailed how-to to make your own king of the jungle! Tune into Caitie’s Classroom every Tuesday at 11:00am EST to sing, dance, explore, play… Read more »

Finger Foods for Toddlers: Go-To Staple Meal Ideas

Toddlerhood is such an exciting time of development, especially when it comes to feeding and what foods our children are increasingly able to eat. With this season of transition however, some parents struggle to come up with easy meal ideas that are appropriate for toddlers.  For parents transitioning off of purees and solely to table… Read more »

Have You Ever Seen a Goose Riding a Moose?

…Down by the Bay! Inspired by the release of the third edition of Down by the Bay on Super Simple Songs, we’ve created Moose and Goose banana pops to enjoy with your little ones. There are two flavours to choose from: Frozen Yogurt Goose Pops, or Milk Chocolate Moose Pops!  We think these frozen treats… Read more »

Super Simple Recycled Plastic Bottle Planters

Did you know that this Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day? This year’s theme is Plastic Pollution, so we’ve created an activity that can upcycle a plastic bottle you already have at home. Before we get started, here are some important facts on plastic pollution: Plastic in the ocean is a terrible problem. But there… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic at Home

Have you ever stopped to think about how much plastic you use every day? From the time you wake up to the time you go to bed, there are probably dozens of plastic items that you encounter — sandwiches covered in plastic wrap, plastic bags from the errands we do over our lunch hour, straws… Read more »

Sweet Dreams Bears Torn Paper Craft

Here is a simple craft inspired by the bears in Sweet Dreams! Torn paper crafts are a great way to encourage kids to practice their fine motor skills and have fun, at the same time. With just a little imagination, we can turn almost anything into a cool craft, even tiny pieces of paper. Today… Read more »

Start the Music!

“Life is one grand sweet song, so start the music.” – Ronald Reagan Music is important for and to children for many reasons. Music, in fact, is with them even before they are born—beginning in utero with the beat and rhythm of Mom’s heart and then, once they are born, they are exposed to the… Read more »

Snowman Craft

There is something about building a snowman: rolling big snowballs, piling them up one on top of the other and choosing just the right accessories! Don’t let the cold prevent you from building a snowman. Even if it’s from paper, it can still have all the classic attributes – while keeping its snowman charms. Supplies:… Read more »