Fun Activities


Here's wishing that 2017 brings you happiness and joy to you and your family
Happy New Year everyone! I hope that this year will bring you happiness and joy to you, your family, and friends. I will be taking a break and will return on the week of January 8th! Make this a great year!

Happy New Year!


Here are 7 free Christmas coloring pages for kids to color.
Grandkids have a hard time on Christmas Eve. They are over-the-hill excited for Santa to come. For them, time drags by so slow! (It can drag by slow for you, too, if the grandkids are bouncing off the walls with excitement!) Here’s an activity that is super easy to prepare for […]

7 Free Christmas Coloring Pages


I’ve mentioned before how much my kids and grandkids like the I Spy books. (Remember that I created a Halloween I Spy and a Thanksgiving I Spy activity? I hope you had a chance to print them up and use them!) Well. We have a new season. A new upcoming […]

Christmas I Spy



The children's book Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup is a clever book that deals with a granddaughter caught between two grandmothers and their family traditions.
Thank you to everyone who participated in my giveaway for the clever bookChicken Soup, Chicken Soup by Pamela Mayer. Are you ready for the announcement of the winner? Drum roll, please. I am happy to announce that Mike is the winner of the giveaway. Mike, please send your mailing address to me […]

Giveaway Winner


Get your free printable for this Thanksgiving I Spy game.
When our kids were growing up, they loved the I Spy books. They loved the Where’s Waldo books. My grandkids love the I Spy books, too. And they (my grandkids) loved the Halloween I Spy activity that I made for them. So, I decided that I would make a Thanksgiving […]

Thanksgiving I Spy Game




Use this free printable to enjoy a Halloween I Spy activity with your kids.
When I was little, my parents subscribed to a children’s magazine for us kids. It had an activity section in it where you would find hidden items in a picture. I enjoyed searching for those items. (This was the ancient precursor to the current I Spy books!) As our kids were […]

Halloween I Spy


This craft was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
Saturday, I had our family Halloween party. It was so much fun! We played musical pumpkins. Ate candy corn from my Frankenstein jar. Made monster mouth puppets. (You’ll see them later this week). Played the Halloween dice games. And did the flying ghost activity that we did a couple of […]

Party in Your PJs #128


Do you remember back in March that I shared with you the musical shamrock activity that we did with our grandkids? They really enjoyed that activity. “Well,” I thought, “if they like that activity so much why not do a similar activity for Halloween? Only do musical pumpkins instead?” Musical […]

Musical Pumpkins