Topic-Changing Thursdays: Ice Play

This is not an immediate activity, sorry. However, it is something you can start whenever and then keep returning to. Basically, you need a mold you can use to get ice out of (silicone works super well here), a baking sheet, some small toys, a large container to hold the melting ice, and whatever tools and toys you decide to give your kid.

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Topic-Changing Thursdays: Shaving Cream Art

We wanted to make a special card for the Fudgelet’s teacher for Teacher Appreciation week, so we decided to try a craft idea that uses shaving cream. I got some cheap white shaving cream and it worked pretty well.

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Fudgelet and Chiplet Adventures (part 9): Welcome to 2021, Goodbye 2020

To welcome in the new year, I wanted to share some pictures from our end of 2020. Obviously so many of us are ready to be done with many things from last year, but I know that most of the bad stuff isn’t going to end with the calendar. If only it could work that way. I wish that we had set dates to know when some stuff will get better, when we will be able to see our families again, etc. Even though there are some bad things, there were some good moments for us.

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Fudgelet and Chiplet Adventures (part 8): Fall During a Pandemic

I’ve mentioned how we have been trying to keep certain things the same for the kids as we celebrate holidays. Sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge to find workarounds, but we have managed so far this year. With Fall and Halloween activities, normally I plan lots of crafts, as well as a visit to the pumpkin patch (does anyone else feel huge relief after that trip? I always worry each year that we won’t be able to find a reasonably dry day, and this year we needed to worry about avoiding people), and of course trick or treating. What have we managed to do this year? Continue reading…

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Fudgelet and Chiplet Adventures (part 7): Spring into Summer

As we ended the school year and moved into summer time fun, I still had some activities for around the house since playgrounds remained closed.

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Chiplet Adventures (part 21): Letters E and Z

Continuing the alphabet train here with two more letters: E and Z!

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Chiplet Adventures (part 20): Letters A, L, N and W

Lots of pictures to share today. Let’s go alphabetically…

and start with A! We did A is for astronaut.

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