Canada Day is coming up early next month and it inspired me to share a small craft project that I did with Onetime (my 3 and a half year old son) last year that got him interested in our national flag. (It doesn’t hurt that it’s a highly visible symbol and our town just happens to have the biggest…
How to Make Fireworks in a Jar
My son, Onetime just loves doing experiments – especially if they bubble and fizz! Today’s chemistry activity takes about 5 minutes to set up and is well worth the time! This colourful, bubbly, streaming reaction reminds me of mini explosions and so I’ve named it Fireworks in a Jar!
Victoria Day and Memorial Day Fireworks Painting
Looking for a fun and easy open-ended art project for the kids? With just a few inexpensive supplies, your kids can give our Victoria Day, Canada Day or Memorial Day fireworks painting a try!
The Best Ways to Celebrate Canada Day With Kids
Today’s post is jam-packed with fabulous ideas for celebrating Canada Day with kids! We are truly lucky to live in such a huge, beautiful country with all the freedoms and rights that we have – and we need to celebrate that! This is no time to be modest, you fellow Canadians, let’s be proud and…
Celebrate Canada Day with Sensory Play
To celebrate Canada Day this year, I wanted to create some hands-on sensory activities for Onetime (my 2.5 year old son) that would also provide opportunities for him to learn about our country’s symbols. We ended up having a blast with these 2 sensory bins: a Canadian Flag Rice Bin and the Celebrate Canada Sink…