Construction Toys for Kids :: 7 Ways My Kids Use Magnetic Tiles

7 Ways for Kids to use Magnetic Tiles (#2 is my favorite!)

Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes are a set of construction toys that my kids have been using and lovingĀ  for the past month and a half. And brilliant is right. These magnetic tiles are an awesome kids construction toy with sturdy, brightly colored translucent plastic that beautifully catches and filters both sunlight as well as artificial…

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Small World Playdough Play for Kids

Small World Playdough Play for Kids with Figurines

We gave some small world playdough play a whirl recently in between snow play sessions outside. While we often use playdough for modeling, creating, and just as a great sensory experience, the kids also use it for pretend play. This most often means they make food out of the playdough for tea parties, cupcake stores,…

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Creative Play Activities with Melted Crayon Rocks

Creative Play Activities with Melted Crayon Rocks

Remember those melted crayon rocks we made back in June? Well, the kids have used them for a lot of creative play over the summer and I thought it would be fun to share. They were an engaging art project to begin with and now act as prompts, accessories, and key components of some great…

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