NON-TOXIC, NATURAL & ORGANIC ART SUPPLIES FOR KIDS Many popular art supplies contain toxic materials such as chemical solvents, rubber cement, PVC, paraffin wax, toxic varnishes and many others. Since children’s immune systems are more sensitive, exposing them to such toxic chemicals (especially for prolonged periods of time) is unhealthy. Luckily, there are many alternatives.…… Continue reading SAFE Art-making: Non-toxic, Natural & Organic Art Supplies for Kids
HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, HANDMADE PAPERWEIGHTS This is 100% Adèle’s idea which she stumbled upon while playing. One day she asked me to help her make playdough. We mixed the following ingredients together: 1 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 1 tbsp olive oil water until the paste became dough-like and non-sticky ***Disclaimer: This post…… Continue reading Simple, Beautiful, Handmade Paperweights Even a Baby can Make
SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD: Most Inspirational Parenting Blogs The Sunshine Blogger Award is a peer recognition award that connects bloggers who have inspirational sites. I only launched Rainy Day Sunny Play six months ago, so receiving a nomination for the award from Ashley at Happy Homeschool Mum was such a wonderful surprise! I feel humbled and grateful,…… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award: Most Inspirational Parenting Blogs
EDUCATIONAL FASHION DESIGN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Your children wear clothes from the day they are born, so it's important to discuss fashion with them as soon as they are developmentally ready. Here are some simple, educational ways in which you can start incorporating fashion into your child's daily lives: ***Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links,… Continue reading Help Your Pre-Schooler be Themselves Through Fashion!
CIRCUS-RELATED ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Kids love circuses, but some circus's practices are unethical (read my story below). So how can you incorporate circus games into your child's play in a positive, educational way? Here are 5 activities you can do with your child right now : Discuss animal rights using age-appropriate language. Practice juggling using… Continue reading 5 Positives Ways to Incorporate Circus Games into Play
WHY READ BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS? Books about books are fun for everyone. They are great for kids who already love reading as it spark their imagination even more. AND, they are excellent at igniting love of books in kids who don’t otherwise read much. On my list I also included books that can be used…… Continue reading 6 Creative Books about Books for Children
HOW TO TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT WILDLIFE CONSERVATION You probably heard about the death of Sudan, the LAST male northern white rhinoceros. Or that giraffes are now on the endangered species list. But what you probably didn’t know is that, every year, at least 10,000 species become extinct! So how can we teach our kids…… Continue reading How to Raise a Conservationist: Kids’ Activities that Protect Wildlife